DOF probing POGOs operating without paying taxes

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Finance (DOF) is looking into reports that some Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos) had reopened despite their unpaid taxes, Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said on Wednesday. Sen. Joel Villanueva earlier said only two POGOs had complied with the government required tax payments but many more were operating, citing hundreds […]

DOF firm on listing, taxing online sellers

The Department of Finance (DOF) did not buckle to calls not to force online sellers to register with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and pay taxes while the country is battling the new coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) pandemic. An official of the DOF on Friday...

Neda, DOF see better jobs numbers as GCQ sets in

The transition to a less restrictive general community quarantine (GCQ) in many places was expected to narrow the unemployment rate of more than 17 percent posted last April, which broke a 15-year record, according to the country’s chief economist on Monday (June 8)....