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FALSE: Ex-BIR chief Kim Henares 'speaks up' on computation of ABS-CBN's taxes

Jun 10, 2020 - 4:25 PM

The video does not contain a statement or admission from former Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Henares about ABS-CBN's taxes

'Straight out of a comedy:' Kim Henares denies Gretchen Barretto’s allegations

Jan 25, 2019 - 7:43 PM

Henares responds to Barretto's claims that she was tapped by Kris Aquino to lower tax fees for a friend

FORMER BIR COMMISSIONER. Kim Henares responds to Gretchen Barretto's allegations. Photo from Kim Henares' Facebook

BIR to media: Report paid campaign promotions of 2016 bets

May 05, 2016 - 6:54 PM

For national candidates media organizations are urged to report all paid promotions made from November 9 2015 to May 7 2016

BIR investigates PhilRem for possible tax evasion

Apr 12, 2016 - 7:24 PM

Senator Teofisto TG Guingona III says the committee is studying the possibility of holding PhilRem liable for contempt for the owners inconsistent testimonies

SOMETHING IS AMISS. BIR's Kim Henares says there is something wrong with PhilRem's business registration. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Senate blue ribbon chair to PhilRem chief: 'You're hiding something'

Apr 12, 2016 - 3:57 PM

At the resumption of the Senate hearing on the Bangladesh bank heist Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares says PhilRem clearly violated tax regulations

IN THE MIDDLE. Founded in 1998, PhilRem is primarily established to engage in the business of remittance of money currency from abroad to be delivered to different parts of the Philippines. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

BIR checking if Bangladesh Bank heist personalities paid taxes

Mar 29, 2016 - 5:11 PM

We re looking into it says BIR chief Kim Henares when asked about a possible BIR probe into people linked to the money laundering scam

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:11 PM

UPDATED In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino s appointees

GRACE POE'S CABINET. Presidential candidate Grace Poe says she already has in mind Cabinet members she wants to retain should she be elected into office. Screenshot from Rappler

BIR probe on UMak part of 'conspiracy' vs VP – Binay camp

Mar 14, 2016 - 4:30 PM

In the business community harassment is a term that is associated with the BIR says Rico Quicho campaign spokesperson of Vice President Jejomar Binay

PART OF THE CONSPIRACY. The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay says the Bureau of Internal Revenue's investigation is another attempt to derail his presidential bid. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

DOF reform unit: Inefficient or victim of politics?

Jan 26, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The House Committee on Ways and Means holds an inquiry on the removal of 7 former generals tasked to improve revenue collections

SMEARED INTEGRITY. For decades, the Bureau of Customs has been regarded as one of the most corrupt government agencies in the Philippines.

Customs brokers press Ombudsman on case vs DOF, BIR, ex-BOC chiefs

Dec 03, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Customs brokers say the Ombudsman erred in dismissing a case against Cesar Purisima Kim Henares and John Sevilla

PURSUE CASE. Customs brokers accuse Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima (left), BIR chief Kim Henares (middle), and former BOC chief John Sevilla of issuing illegal requirements for accreditation of customs brokers

Pacquiaos ask SC to stop BIR from confiscating assets

Oct 23, 2015 - 7:54 PM

For alleged fraud in tax payments Manny and Jinkee Pacquiao are being asked to pay almost double their declared assets

Image courtesy of Bello Medical Group

Palace: No new or higher taxes, income tax cuts

Sep 05, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr says the BIR is not proposing higher VAT rates and that the government will only focus on improving tax collection

BIR to reopen online TIN application on August 10

Aug 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM

After being down since July 3 BIR said technical issues encountered in the Electronic Registration eREG System have been resolved

BIR resumes online TIN application on Monday, August 10, 2015

Lt Colonel Kim Henares joins AFP reserve force

Jul 13, 2015 - 5:46 PM

She joins a list of politicians and government officials who have joined the military reserve force

RESERVE OFFICER. Chief tax collector Kim Henares is now a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve Force. AFP PAO photo

Kim Henares: 'Sin tax' cuts cigarette smoking in PH

Jun 15, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Proceeds from the taxes on cigarettes rose to P74 33 billion in 2014 from P32 16 billion in 2012 the Bureau of Internal Revenue says

BIR wants ‘young, honest Filipinos’ to join its workforce

May 15, 2015 - 7:30 AM

The tax collection agency has 3 211 entry level vacancies

Sabroso Lechon faces tax evasion raps

Apr 14, 2015 - 8:34 PM

The bureau also slaps tax evasion charges versus Joseph Calata who was earlier embroiled in alleged stock market manipulation

Why the BIR e-filing system is not feasible – for now

Apr 13, 2015 - 7:00 PM

‘The government should make the payment process including the filing system not troublesome to the point that paying of taxes and filing of returns become torturing and distressing’

BIR extends deadline for e-filing of tax returns to June 15

Apr 13, 2015 - 12:25 AM

The extension only applies to the electronic filing but the deadline for manual filing remains April 15 says Kim Henares

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Why is income tax return filing so burdensome?

Apr 09, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Part 2: Complying with the BIR is becoming more and more difficult and costly Do they not consider the time spent and costs incurred by taxpayers just to comply with tons of regulations they issue almost every month?

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Why is income tax return filing so burdensome?

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Part 1: How are we supposed to comply when nobody seems to understand the scope and implications of the new regulations BIR is imposing?

2014 supplemental info optional for taxpayers – BIR

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:30 PM

However the agency says filing supplemental information will be mandatory for tax calendar year 2015

The BIR announced that disclosure of supplemental information is now optional for tax year 2014. AFP PHOTO

GMA News anchor: I don’t know Jeane Napoles

Mar 25, 2015 - 10:15 PM

Pictured with a family charged for anomalous government contracts news anchor Vicky Morales says some people have imputed malice and taken the photo out of context

ANATOMY OF A PHOTO. The Napoles family without Janet Napoles is pictured at her niece's birthday party. Photo from Rappler

P359.75M tax evasion charges vs multi-level marketing club

Mar 12, 2015 - 6:39 PM

The Royale Business Club is found to have willfully underdeclared its income tax returns from 2011 to 2013 the Bureau of Internal Revenue says

Kim Henares: Binay ally evaded taxes

Mar 12, 2015 - 2:55 PM

BIR chief Kim Henares says Alphaland president Mario Oreta should have paid income tax for the 5 he supposedly got from the BSP Alphaland deal

TAX EVASION? BIR Commissioner Kim Henares says Alphaland President Mario Oreta may be liable for tax evasion. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

BIR lowers quarterly revenue goals for 2015

Feb 16, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue sets the highest collection target in the second quarter of the year covering the April 15 deadline for income tax returns

BIR files P73.34M tax evasion case against Antonio Tiu

Jan 22, 2015 - 12:19 PM

UPDATED The Bureau of Internal Revenue has accused the businessman alleged to be a dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay of underdeclaring his income in 2008 and 2013

PAPER LOSS. Billionaire businessman Antonio Tiu says the grilling Senate probes have already negatively affected investor confidence in his listed companies. File photo by Ben Nabong / Rappler

Meralco drops rates, Cebu Pacific sanctions, NASA discovery | The wRap

Jan 07, 2015 - 6:59 PM

Meralco bills continue to drop Cebu Pacific may face sanctions NASA finds the closest Earth like planets

Brillantes: De Lima, Henares qualified as next Comelec chief

Jan 07, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr and 2 commissioners are retiring from the poll body on February 2 2015

'QUALIFIED.' Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr says that both Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and BIR Commissioner Kim Henares are qualified to succeed him after his retirement in February.

PH anti-money laundering ranking outdated – Palace

Dec 18, 2014 - 8:42 PM

The Philippines has improved in its efforts since being ranked the 15th largest exporter of illegal capital in the developing world

VP Binay's campaign contributors charged with tax evasion

Dec 04, 2014 - 3:38 PM

The brother and sister in law of businessman Antonio Tiu accused of being a dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay fail to pay taxes worth over P39 million

Senate hikes proposed 13th month pay tax exemption to P82k

Nov 19, 2014 - 12:04 PM

The Senate which has passed the bill on second reading views the measure as a timely Christmas gift for hard working Filipinos

CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR WORKERS? Senator Juan Edgardo Angara (right) confers with Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto during a hearing on the proposed higher tax exemption on workers' 13th month pay. File photo by Senate PRIB

PH joins OECD committee on fiscal affairs by Jan 2015

Nov 17, 2014 - 3:58 PM

The inclusion is seen to aid the country in its fight against base erosion and profit sharing by some multinational firms

Catholic school wins versus BIR's Henares

Nov 05, 2014 - 7:17 PM

A Makati court declares unconstitutional a BIR memorandum that requires schools to justify their tax exempt status

Political ads, US midterm elections, marijuana vote | The wRap

Nov 05, 2014 - 7:16 PM

The Supreme Court gives final ruling on political ads in 2016 Republicans dominate US midterm elections Washington DC and Oregon vote to legalize marijuana

Kim Henares made member of UN’s tax experts committee

Nov 04, 2014 - 10:33 PM

The United Nations appoints the Bureau of Internal Revenue chief as one of the 25 tax experts and senior tax administrators for its Committee of International Cooperation in Tax Matters

Henares: BIR 'listening' to Senate probe into Makati building

Oct 31, 2014 - 10:25 AM

BIR chief Kim Henares says they are only monitoring the Senate hearings for now as they don t want to scare people away with threats of tax related raps

TAX EVASION? The BIR is ‘listening’ to accusations against businessman Antonio Tiu but doesn’t want to ‘scare people away.’ Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Tax exemptions: The pros and cons

Oct 18, 2014 - 2:15 PM

Rappler talks to Marikina City Representative Miro Quimbo on tax exemptions and its pros and cons

BIR 'constrained' in using bank info to go after Revilla

Oct 13, 2014 - 8:26 AM

Approved amendments into the country s anti money laundering law include the AMLC s non intervention in BIR operations

In entrepreneurship, 'responsibility key to sustainability'

Oct 03, 2014 - 12:31 PM

There is a paradox to not paying taxes By being irresponsible to community and country you are being irresponsible to yourself says Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima

PAYING TAXES. Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares encourage social entrepreneurs to contribute in nation-building through taxpaying. Photos by Linh Do/Gawad Kalinga

House OKs bill raising tax exemption cap for bonuses to P70k

Sep 26, 2014 - 11:58 PM

House Bill 4970 seeks to increase the ceiling for tax exemptions for Christmas bonuses and 13th month pay from P30 000 to P70 000

DILG, BIR lead PNP lifestyle check team

Sep 17, 2014 - 5:56 PM

The Ombudsman Napolcom and the PNP will also be part of the group Cops discovered to possess unexplainable income may also face tax raps

SC denies revenue chief's request for justices' SALNs

Aug 26, 2014 - 5:44 PM

The High Court points out that the 3 courts whose justices Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares wants investigated have jurisdiction over cases involving her bureau

BIR: Gov't workers' tax not new, based on 1997 law

Aug 07, 2014 - 3:13 PM

The BIR says the tax exemption of government employees is only up to P30 000 of the 13th month pay and bonuses reminds them of their responsibility to pay the right taxes

High Court denies Henares request for justices' SALNs

Jul 24, 2014 - 4:01 PM

In her request the internal revenue chief says the justices SALNs were for tax investigation purposes

Makati doctors target of new tax ad

Jul 17, 2014 - 5:03 PM

One out of 9 registered taxpayer doctors in Makati paid low income tax dues in 2012 says the DOF

Better 'branding' needed for ASEAN, says AirAsia CEO

May 22, 2014 - 8:14 PM

What does ASEAN mean to any person out on the street in Makati right now? Probably zero AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes says

Henares: 'It's not a shame campaign, it's law enforcement'

May 22, 2014 - 7:47 PM

Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares talks about the work of her agency and their dedication to transparency in taxes

BIR continues to miss target in April

May 16, 2014 - 4:52 PM

Despite its continued failure to meet its collection goal so far this year the BIR remains confident of hitting its full year target of P1 456 trillion

BIR building

Zoren Legaspi to cooperate with BIR on tax evasion charges

May 08, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The actor says he s willing to correct any errors