PHILIPPINES: Should I be worried??

Today, I happened to browse the Philippines economic indicators given the Covid19 cases at 31K+ "as of this writing". Yes, its about 31,825 covid19 cases to be exact, but what's funny is that my news feed is full of issues on the Anti-Terror Bill, the repatriation of OFW's, the Foreign Debt level, the Fake News … Continue reading PHILIPPINES: Should I be worried??

BIR Certificate of Registration

Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 57-2020  As per this circular, the business / mayor's permit has been removed as one of the mandatory requirements for the BIR registration (COR) of new business in the Philippines and in line with the BIR Citizen's Charter. This is also to streamline the BIR process and improve "the" ease … Continue reading BIR Certificate of Registration

Are you a Foreign National? Do you want to work in the Philippines?

If you are a foreigner and you would like to work in the Philippines then it's a must for you to know the new guidelines for foreign nationals. Foreign Nationals who will engage in work outside of an employment arrangement are required to secure a Special Working Permit (SWP).For professional related work or services that … Continue reading Are you a Foreign National? Do you want to work in the Philippines?

The 3 Common Taxes that YOU need to KNOW.

The common Taxes, applicable to taxpayer, that you need to know are (1) Value Added Tax (VAT) or Percentage Tax (PT), (2) Expanded Withholding Tax (EWT), and (3) Income Tax. However, additional taxes may apply if there are related transactions such as the following: (1) Withholding Tax on Compensation (WTC) or most commonly know as … Continue reading The 3 Common Taxes that YOU need to KNOW.

One Person Corporation (OPC)

The SEC Commission En Banc has already issued and approved the Guidelines on the Establishment of a One Person Corporation (OPC) under Memorandum Circular No. 7, Series of 2019. Under the Guidelines, a natural person, trust or estate may form an OPC. The “trust”, however, does not refer to a trust entity, but to the … Continue reading One Person Corporation (OPC)