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08 Feb: The TRAIN Law

RA. 10963, also known as the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) seeks to propose major changes in the Philippine tax system. It was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on December 19, 2017.


02 Mar: New Procedures for Claiming Tax Treaty Benefits for Dividends

It has become simplier for non-residents to enjoy preferential withholding tax rates for dividends, interest, and royalty earnings from domestic sources. The Bureau of Internal Revenue has issued new procedures to claim preferential tax treaty benefits for nonresidents covered by tax treaties signed by the Philippines with other countries.