tax avoidance - updates

Rappler's latest stories on tax avoidance


#AskTheTaxWhiz: Are you a tax evader? [Part 2]

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:30 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz tells non compliant taxpayers about the consequences of not paying the right taxes

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Are you a tax evader? [Part 1]

Jun 09, 2017 - 2:30 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz warns taxpayers about the grounds for a tax evasion case

Tobacco tax hike to add billions to Australia's coffers

May 03, 2016 - 9:51 PM

Australia announces measures to increase revenue including higher tax on cigarettes and a crackdown on firms engaging in tax avoidance

epa05288090 Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison (C) speaks during the delivery of the 2016-17 Federal Budget in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 03 May 2016. Reports state Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison announced tax cuts for small businesses and fines on multinational companies that shift profits offshore to avoid taxes in Australia. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Gov’t targets 'suspicious' accountants in new tax ad

Apr 20, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Out of 1 944 NCR accountants who filed income tax returns in 2014 214 declared zero income tax says the DOF and BIR

IMF chief urges transparency to stop corporate tax avoidance

Apr 18, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Christine Lagarde says developing countries who rely the most on corporate income tax lose out to multinational firms

epa05264648 A handout photograph made available by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) showing International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde participates in the Fiscal Forum 2016 seminar at the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings at the IMF Headquarters in Washington, DC, USA, 17 April 2016 The Spring meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group take place in Washington, DC, between 15-17 April 2016. EPA/STEPHEN JAFFE / IMF / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Do we need to use BIR's electronic filing system?

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The Tax Whiz tells us who must file using the BIR s eFPS whether taxes can be paid in installments and how tax avoidance works

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How can we make Aquino listen to our tax woes?

Oct 15, 2015 - 6:30 PM

A reader asks whether we can still trust Daang Matuwid and what are the legal ways to avoid taxes

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How much 'SOP' should a taxpayer pay? (Part 2)

Jun 04, 2015 - 10:12 AM

Mr Tax Whiz tells ignorant taxpayer that bribing BIR examiners is wrong Not paying the right taxes is even worse

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How much 'SOP' should a taxpayer pay? (Part 1)

Jun 03, 2015 - 3:41 PM

An ignorant taxpayer asks Is there a legal way of dealing with BIR without compromises?

#AskTheTaxWhiz: What's the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion?

May 22, 2015 - 5:45 PM

Given the more than 357 tax evasion cases filed by BIR I am honestly doubtful if tax avoidance is even possible

Indonesia to crack down on corporate tax avoidance

Feb 26, 2015 - 8:40 AM

The country s director general of taxes says many Indonesian companies were avoiding corporate taxes by using transfer pricing

TAXMAN. A pedestrian walks past the head office of Indonesia's tax office in Central Jakarta. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

#AskTheTaxWhiz: What is ‘Oplan Kandado?’

Nov 05, 2014 - 2:51 PM

Also do I have to register with BIR to issue official receipts for my additional compensation? And what is the difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance?

Apple avoided billions in taxes thru offshore loopholes - panel

May 21, 2013 - 7:33 AM

US Senate panel: Apple avoided paying taxes on tens of billions of dollars in profits through a complex network of subsidiaries

File/AFP photo