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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump taxes case in May

Apr 13, 2020 - 11:36 PM

The US Supreme Court says it will hear the consolidated cases by telephone conference in May, a move which could allow it to deliver a ruling before the November presidential election

TAXES CASE. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump looks on prior to departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

In nearly 3-year drug trial, DOJ yet to submit AMLC report vs De Lima

Nov 26, 2019 - 5:20 PM

'Either the AMLC report is being manufactured...or the DOJ is simply engaged in a drawn-out fishing expedition,' says the camp of detained Senator Leila de Lima

DRUG TRIAL. Opposition Senator Leila De Lima attends her almost three-year running drug trial at the Muntinlupa RTC Branch 205 on November 8, 2019. Photo by Office of Senator Leila De Lima

Rappler, Ressa seek outright dismissal of tax cases at CTA

Nov 13, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Rappler argues that BIR's own witnesses admit this is the first time that a holding company that issued PDRs is being categorized as a 'securities dealer'

BAIL. Maria Ressa pays P204,000 worth of bail before the Court of Tax Appeals on December 11, 2018, over 4 cases of alleged violation of the Tax Code. Photo by Rappler

GMA's Gozon, Inquirer's Prieto slapped with P23-M tax case

Oct 03, 2019 - 1:31 PM

(UPDATED) The tax department sues the now-defunct INQ7 for tax deficiencies

EU loses big Starbucks tax case, wins on Fiat

Sep 24, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Starbucks is spared from paying 30 million euros to the Netherlands, while Fiat must pay roughly the same amount to Luxembourg

In this photo taken on September 22, 2019 the Starbucks Coffee logo and the european flag are pictured together. - EU General Court is expected to rule on whether Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager was right to demand unpaid taxes from Starbucks and a unit of Fiat Chrysler on September 24. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

Technicality gets Dionisia Pacquiao off the hook in P1.39-M tax case

Jul 17, 2019 - 3:20 PM

The Court of Tax Appeals says there is no proof that a certain Analyn Abrera was authorized to receive the notice about Dionisia Pacquiao's tax case on her behalf

OFF THE HOOK. Dionisia Pacquaio is off the hook in a P1.39 million tax case. File photo by Josh Villanueva

Maria Ressa posts bail for tax case at Pasig court

Dec 03, 2018 - 12:43 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The case at the Pasig court is just one of the 5 tax cases the Department of Justice has filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa

POSTING BAIL. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa prepares to post bail at Pasig RTC 265. Photo by Glenda Gloria/Rappler

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Nov 30, 2018 - 10:19 PM

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Media, human rights groups slam latest tax cases vs Rappler

Nov 30, 2018 - 12:56 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'The mounting tax charges against Rappler are a blatant form of legal harassment,' says the Committee to Protect Journalists

'LEGAL HARASSMENT.' Groups slam the latest tax cases filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and Maria Ressa. Screenshot from Rappler video.

DOJ files yet another tax case vs Maria Ressa, Rappler Holdings in Pasig court

Nov 29, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Aside from a case before the Court of Tax Appeals, the justice department files another tax charge at the Pasig Regional Trial Court

CHARGES. Rappler Holdings Corporation and Maria Ressa face another tax case at a separate court in Pasig over the companys Philippine Depositary Receipts (PDRs). Screenshot from Rappler video

Maria Ressa, Rappler Holdings charged in court for alleged tax evasion

Nov 29, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Rappler lawyers question the hasty filing of the charges in court, noting that the justice department has not acted on their motion for reconsideration

In this file photo, Maria Ressa is at the DOJ to file counter-affidavit on tax evasion charges on May 7, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Thanks to SC decision, mining firm SR Metals cleared in P76M tax case

Nov 22, 2018 - 2:14 PM

Caloocan City 2nd District Representative Edgar Erice, who is with the Liberal Party, is a shareholder of SR Metals Incorporated

MINING TAX. SR Metals wins all its legal battles on what could have been a P76 million worth tax case. Image from Shutterstock

BDO defends request to DOJ over tax cases in Cebu

Mar 21, 2018 - 9:25 PM

BDO Unibank, owned by the Philippines' richest man Henry Sy Sr, argues it has a legal right to request that the Department of Justice designate an acting prosecutor

IN QUESTION. BDO has one of the largest distribution networks, with more than 1,000 operating branches and over 3,000 ATMs nationwide. Photo from Wikipedia

Cebu Mayor Osmeña threatens disbarment case vs Aguirre

Mar 21, 2018 - 11:59 AM

(UPDATED) This is over BDO Unibank tax cases. But Justice Secretary Aguirre threatens a countersuit, saying the Cebu mayor has no evidence he accepted money from anyone.

BDO CASE. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II finds a foe in Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña over the tax cases that against Banco De Oro (BDO).

Duterte to let Dominguez handle BIR infighting

Aug 03, 2017 - 11:02 AM

The President prefers to let Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez handle the mess saying he ll only step in if there is a compelling reason to do so

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) officers on the sidelines of the agency's 113th Founding Anniversary celebration at its national office in Quezon City on August 2, 2017. Also in the photo is BIR Commissioner Caesar Dulay. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Angara urges BIR to consider settlement of tax fraud cases

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue should be practical says the senator since collecting dues is more important than long legal battles

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May 03, 2017 - 2:19 PM

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SC junks P4.7M tax case vs Inquirer

May 03, 2017 - 7:47 AM

The High Court upholds Inquirer s win at the Court of Tax Appeals

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

SC stops BIR from seizing Pacquiao's assets

Aug 20, 2014 - 7:55 PM

A TRO is also issued against an April 22 tax appeal court resolution which imposed a bond requirement on the lifting of the warrant of distraint and levy and garnishment

Pacquiao to SC: Remove bond in tax evasion case

Aug 15, 2014 - 10:01 PM

Pacquiao also asks the SC to stop the BIR from collecting his allegedly unpaid taxes by temporarily seizing his assets

BIR 'happy' with compromise Pacquiao cash bond

Apr 24, 2014 - 4:08 PM

The CTA orders the BIR to cease and desist from collecting Manny Pacquiao s deficiency tax assessments for taxable years 2008 and 2009

Palace: BIR chief not a spoilsport in Pacquiao win

Apr 14, 2014 - 3:19 PM

Malacañang says tax chief Kim Henares reminder to Manny Pacquiao to honestly report his earnings from his latest fight was nothing more than that

NEXT OPPONENT. Memes like this one spread on social media after Manny Pacquiao's victory against Timothy Bradley, implying his next battle is against tax chief Kim Henares. Photo from @RosalioJose1

Rappler Newscast | December 5, 2013

Dec 05, 2013 - 9:31 PM

A report says the NSA is tracking phones worldwide The Philippines wants equal access to US facilities At least 17 hostages still held by Abu Sayyaf

Tax evasion cases under Aquino reach 140

Jan 06, 2013 - 4:38 PM

The cases amount to P44 27 billion

Bong Revilla defends Pacquiao, lashes out at BIR

Mar 29, 2012 - 1:40 PM

Sen Bong Revilla questions why theBIR has publicized its tax case against Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao responds to BIR charges

Mar 26, 2012 - 3:42 PM

The lawmaker and champion boxer breaks his silence says he was harassed by the BIR

BIR files tax case vs Pacquiao

Mar 08, 2012 - 11:58 AM

Politician and boxer Manny Pacquiao faces contempt charges from the Bureau of Internal Revenue for failing to present tax records