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Philippines Tax News

The Philippines Ends Preferential Tax Treatment of Employees of Regional Headquarters, Offshore Banking Units, and Petroleum Service Contractors
Feb 08, 2018
Additional Details on Philippines Second Tax Reform Package
Feb 01, 2018
The Philippines Approves Pending SSAs with Germany and Sweden
Jan 25, 2018
Philippines Corporate Tax Reform Bill Submitted to Parliament
Jan 18, 2018
The Philippines Moves on to Corporate Tax Reform
Jan 11, 2018
Update - Philippines Tax Reform for 2018
Jan 10, 2018
Philippines Congress Ratifies Tax Reform Bill
Dec 18, 2017
SSA between the Philippines and Portugal has Entered into Force
Dec 13, 2017
Philippines Senate Passes Reform Legislation
Dec 04, 2017
Bahrain Approves Pending Protocol to Tax Treaty with the Philippines
Nov 27, 2017
Update - Mexico Approves Pending Tax Treaty with the Philippines
Oct 06, 2017
Italian Chamber of Deputies Approves Protocol to Tax Treaty with the Philippines
Oct 04, 2017
Cambodia and the Philippines to Resume Tax Treaty Negotiations
Sep 01, 2017
TIEA between Argentina and the Philippines under Negotiation
Aug 30, 2017
Brunei and the Philippines Conclude Tax Treaty Negotiations
Aug 29, 2017
Philippines Court Holds Period to Issue Additional Assessment may not be Extended without Sufficient Proof of Fraud
Aug 21, 2017
Portugal Ratifies Pending SSA with the Philippines
Jul 13, 2017
Portugal Approves Pending SSA with the Philippines
Jun 14, 2017
Philippine Court of Tax Appeals Clarifies Conditions for Refund of Creditable Tax Withheld
May 26, 2017
Update - Philippines Comprehensive Tax Reform Program Bill
May 09, 2017
Philippines Publishes Revenue Memorandum Order on Claiming Treaty Benefits
May 08, 2017
Protocol to Tax Treaty between Bahrain and the Philippines Signed
Apr 20, 2017
Bahrain to Sign Protocol to Tax Treaty with the Philippines
Apr 14, 2017
Philippine Court of Appeals Holds Tax Treaty Relief may Not be Denied based on Late Treaty Relief Application
Mar 01, 2017
Philippines Shifts Late Tax Payment Liabilities to Banks for Smaller Taxpayers
Feb 17, 2017
The Philippines Ratifies Pending SSA with Japan
Feb 16, 2017
Philippine President Supports Tax Reform including Second Package with Corporate Tax Rate Cut
Feb 08, 2017
Philippine Tax Reform Bill Submitted to Parliament including Major Individual Income Tax Changes
Feb 01, 2017
Italy Approves Tax Instruments with Barbados and the Philippines
Jan 19, 2017
Philippines and Singapore to Negotiate Revisions to Tax Treaty
Jan 10, 2017
Luxembourg Ratifies SSA with Philippines
Dec 07, 2016
Protocol to Tax Treaty between Bahrain and the Philippines under Negotiation
Nov 25, 2016
Philippines Lifts Field Audit Suspension
Sep 09, 2016
Philippines Issues Draft Revenue Memorandum Order on Claiming Treaty Benefits
Aug 24, 2016
World Bank Publishes Global Corruption Survey Data in Relation to Taxation, Licensing and Other Areas of Doing Business
Aug 22, 2016
Poland to Negotiate Amending Protocols to Tax Treaties with Kuwait, Morocco, the Philippines and Spain
Aug 18, 2016
Philippine 2017 Budget to Include Tax Rate Cuts
Aug 17, 2016
Philippine Tax Reform to Include Income Tax Cuts and Expansion of Tax Base
Aug 05, 2016
Philippine Tax Commissioner Suspends Order on Automatic Treaty Benefits and Other Recent Revenue Issuances
Jul 15, 2016
Philippines Issues Revenue Memorandum Order on Claiming Treaty Benefits
Jun 28, 2016
Philippine Court Holds Failure to Apply for Treaty Relief not Sufficient Basis to Deny Treaty Benefits
Mar 30, 2016
Tax Treaty between the Philippines and Turkey has Entered into Force
Mar 21, 2016
Protocol to the SSA between the Netherlands and the Philippines has Entered into Force
Mar 03, 2016
SSA between Denmark and the Philippines has Entered into Force
Jan 11, 2016
Tax Treaty between Germany and the Philippines has Entered into Force
Dec 28, 2015
Philippines Approves Tax Treaty with Turkey
Dec 16, 2015
SSA between Japan and the Philippines Signed
Nov 24, 2015
Tax Treaty between Mexico and the Philippines Signed
Nov 23, 2015
OECD Holds Inaugural Meeting for the BEPS Multilateral Instrument
Nov 12, 2015
SSA between the Philippines and Sweden Signed
Oct 21, 2015
OECD Publishes Final BEPS Package
Oct 06, 2015
OECD Publishes Report on Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries: Trends in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
Aug 21, 2015
Philippines Announces Negotiation Status of Tax Treaties with Cambodia, Laos, Mexico, and Myanmar and TIEA Negotiations with Hong Kong
Aug 17, 2015
OECD Announces that Work on the BEPS Multilateral Instrument is Underway
Jun 02, 2015
SSA between Luxembourg and the Philippines Signed
May 18, 2015
Germany Ratifies SSA with the Philippines
Apr 15, 2015
Philippines Extends Deadline for Electronic Returns
Apr 13, 2015
Philippines Issues Regulation Mandating the Use of Electronic Tax Return Forms
Dec 18, 2014
Tax Treaty between Mexico and the Philippines to be Negotiated
Dec 01, 2014
The Philippines Signs Mutual Assistance Convention
Sep 29, 2014
SSA between Germany and the Philippines Signed
Sep 23, 2014
Major Changes Proposed for Philippine Individual Income Tax Brackets and Rates
Sep 11, 2014
Philippines Issues Regulation Mandating the Use of Electronic Tax Return Forms
Sep 10, 2014
Philippine Senate Considering a Cut to the Corporate Tax Rate
Jun 17, 2014
Germany Approves Tax Treaty With the Philippines
Jun 17, 2014
Iraq Approves Draft Tax Treaty with the Philippines
Apr 23, 2014
Treaty between Kuwait and Philippines enters into force
Feb 01, 2014
Treaty between Philippines and Nigeria enters into force
Feb 01, 2014
Protocol to treaty between Italy and Philippines signed
Dec 31, 2013
Treaty between Germany and Philippines – details
Dec 02, 2013
Netherlands government council agrees to combat international tax avoidance
Dec 02, 2013
Treaty between Philippines and Germany – Availment of treaty benefits
Dec 02, 2013
Treaty between Germany and Philippines signed
Dec 02, 2013
Treaty between Philippines and Thailand signed
Jul 29, 2013
Protocol to treaty between France and Philippines enters into force
May 04, 2013
Transfer Pricing guidelines issued – details
Mar 25, 2013
Treaty between Philippines and Turkey – details
Feb 09, 2013
Treaty between Qatar and Philippines enters into force
Mar 04, 2012
Treaty between Philippines and Turkey signed
Apr 10, 2009
Treaty between Philippines and United Arab Emirates – details
Apr 10, 2009
Treaty between Qatar and Philippines ratified
Mar 16, 2009
Protocol to treaty between Philippines and Japan – details
Feb 22, 2009
Protocol to treaty between Japan and Philippines enters into force
Jan 23, 2009
Treaty between Qatar and Philippines signed
Jan 23, 2009
Protocol to treaty between New Zealand and Philippines enters into force and details
Nov 04, 2008
Consolidated regulations on taxation of disposals of shares of domestic companies held as capital assets
Jun 21, 2008
Draft Circular clarifying taxability of businesses located in ECOZONE issued
Apr 15, 2008
Amendments on guidelines for registration of securities borrowing transactions and tax treatment
Mar 16, 2008
Guidelines on implementation of Improved Voluntary Assessment Program (IVAP) issued
Mar 24, 2007
Protocol to treaty between Japan and Philippines signed
Jan 15, 2007
Protocol to treaty between Japan and Philippines – negotiations
Aug 13, 2006
Treaty between Japan and Philippines – negotiations
Jun 14, 2006
Philippine ruling that guarantee fees are not interest under Philippines-Korea (Rep.) tax treaty
May 14, 2006
Loans of listed securities proposed to be tax exempt
Jan 01, 2006
The Court of Tax Appeals in Mirant (Philippines) Operations Corp. v. CIR, CTA Case No. 6382 (7 June 2005) confirmed that the filing of an application for tax treaty relief with the Bureau of Internal Revenue, and the subsequent issuance of an official ruling to confirm the application of a preferential tax rate under a Philippines treaty, are mandatory for the non-resident taxpayer who intends to avail of such a preferential rate on its Philippine-source income. The non-resident taxpayer cannot rely on rulings issued to other taxpayers, who may not actually be similarly situated, as basis for treaty relief
Dec 06, 2005
Germany confirmed that negotiations for a new tax treaty with the Philippines are ongoing, although no scheduled negotiation dates have been released. Once signed and in force, the new treaty will replace the Germany-Philippines income and capital tax treaty of 22 July 1983.
Aug 03, 2005
The corporate income tax rate will be increased from 32% to 35% for 2006, 2007, 2008 and the rate will be reduced to 30% s from 2009.
Jun 09, 2005