Rappler's latest stories on Karl Kendrick Chua
Malacañang thanks outgoing NEDA chief Pernia for 'valuable contribution' to economy
Malacañang says it expects acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua to sustain the economy's growth momentum, and cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic
Job losses 'very minimal' under Trabaho bill – DOF
Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua says over 97,000 small and medium enterprises can expand their businesses and generate more jobs due to lower taxes
Duterte gov't eyes taxes on coal
As senators express concern about effects of higher fuel prices on basic commodities they ask the Department of Finance: Why not prioritize taxes on coal the dirtiest fuel instead of petroleum products?
National ID system budget sought despite bill still on hold
The bill still needs to undergo second and third readings and would need its passage in the Senate then the nod of the President
Is the PUV modernization program 'anti-poor?'
With the benefits the proposed jeepney modernization program promises the government says it is not anti poor – it even is pro poor they say
Gov't backtracks, keeps tax-free 13th month pay in new proposal
Under the new Department of Finance proposal people earning P250 000 and below a year will no longer be taxed in addition to the P82 000 ceiling of 13th month pay
'No tax reform, no infrastructure' – DOF
The Duterte administration s proposed tax reform package could lead to an additional P168 billion in funds for key infrastructure projects says the Department of Finance
Rich, not poor, to bear brunt of oil, automobile tax – DOF
The government s proposed tax reform package is designed to be equitable such that the rich pay more and the poor pay less says Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua
DOF eyes higher VAT exemption threshold as 'safety net for the poor'
The Department of Finance also defends measures criticized as anti poor – the proposed higher fuel excise tax and the planned removal of certain VAT exemptions
World Bank: Broaden base, simplify taxes to boost revenues
The multilateral agency also urges the government to rationalize fiscal incentives ahead of the 2015 ASEAN integration
Can Philippine economy sail through global storm?
The World Bank Manila Office advised the Philippines and other countries in East Asia to prepare for the worst in the face of strong headwinds from the global environment