Tax Watch Ad - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Tax Watch Ad


10 ‘most trusted celebrity endorsers’ not top taxpayers

Apr 29, 2015 - 3:33 PM

The Department of Finance says there are only 39 celebrity endorsers on the BIR s list of top 500 individual taxpayers for 2013

2 in 5 cities spend less than P1,000 per public school student

Jul 09, 2014 - 3:18 PM

Cities are the most capable to fund educational services yet some of them still fall short of the average spending per public school student the government s latest tax watch ad shows

7 in 10 provinces: Less revenues for education spending

Jul 02, 2014 - 3:51 PM

Local government units are allowed by law to impose a 1 levy on the assessed value of lands in addition to the basic real property tax for their Special Education Fund

FOR EDUCATION SERVICES. P330 is the average SEF revenues of provinces that may be used per public school student in 2013, the tax ad shows. File photo by Rappler

Tax ad: 1 in every 2 PH cities relies on national gov’t allocation

Jun 25, 2014 - 3:06 PM

Out of 144 cities 115 have more than 10 years of cityhood and should rely less on national government allocation the tax watch ad says

MOST SELF-RELIANT. Among the mature cities, Makati has the highest share of local income to regular income at P8.83 billion for 2013.

Provinces to DOF: We’re not living off national gov’t dole outs

Jun 23, 2014 - 4:21 PM

The League of Provinces of the Philippines responds to the DOF tax watch ad saying that Internal Revenue Allotments are constitutionally due them

OUR SHARE. League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP) President and Oriental Mindoro Gov. Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. said that provinces are not depending on the national government allocation that is due them. Photo from the LPP website

Taxes of some Makati accountants 'ridiculously low'

May 07, 2014 - 4:04 PM

Only one of 3 accountants in the country s premier business district filed their income tax returns in 2012 the tax bureau says

BIR hits Makati lawyers in latest tax ad

Apr 17, 2014 - 4:02 PM

The bureau says only a little over half of lawyer taxpayers in Makati filed their tax returns in 2012

BIR launches new ad vs doctors

Mar 13, 2014 - 12:48 AM

Around 36 9 of registered taxpayer doctors in Cebu and Davao declared less income tax dues than that of a public school teacher