BIR to Pagcor: Offshore Pogos must pay 5 percent franchise tax

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is bent on collecting 5 percent franchise taxes owed by Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos) based overseas despite opposition from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor). In a statement on Monday (July 27), the Department of Finance (DOF) quoted Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay as saying that […]