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21 January 2015

Carlos Carado talks at PICPA MM and GAO Regional Conference (News, January 2015)

Tax Partner Carlos Carado was invited as a resource speaker in the 2015 Metro Manila (MM) and Geographical Area Office (GAO) Regional Conference of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). The event was held on 22 January at the Grand Ballroom of Hotel InterContinental Manila, Makati City.

21 January 2015

A new form for giving (Taxwise, 22 January 2015)

“YOU CAN GIVE without loving, but you can’t love without giving.”

20 January 2015

All about LBT (Taxwise, 17 December 2014)

LIKE IT OR NOT, the Christmas rush is upon us. The harried nature of the season is often characterized by inexplicable traffic, overcrowded shopping centers, work deadlines before the end of the year and calendars marked by this or that party or reunion.

14 January 2015

New update form for foreign corporations (Taxwise, 15 January 2015)

FOREIGN CORPORATIONS operating through a license to do business in the Philippines are covered by the provisions of the Corporation Code. In this respect, similar to domestic corporations, they are regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Among the obligations of a foreign corporation is the duty to notify the SEC of relevant changes on a timely basis, such as changes in principal office address, accounting period, current set of officers, among others.

12 January 2015

4th Global Portfolio and Programme Management Survey

Our 2014 Portfolio and Programme Management Global Survey received input from a record 3,025 people from 110 countries, providing a truly global view.

9 January 2015

Tax Alert No. 3 (9 January 2015)

Amending Certain Provisions of RMO No. 10-2014, as Amended By RMO No. 33-2014

8 January 2015

Tax Alert No. 2 (8 January 2015)

Amending RR No. 2-98 and 3-98 with Respect to “De Minimis Benefits”

7 January 2015

Additional de minimis benefits (Taxwise, 8 January 2015)

THE HOLIDAYS and gift-giving season may be over for some but it seems it is just getting started as far as our tax officials are concerned.

7 January 2015

Tax Alert No. 1 (7 January 2015)

Amending Further provisions of Sec. 2.57.2 of RR No. 2-98, Particularly Subsection (M), (S), and (W)

17 December 2014

PwC and Grameen Philippines give joy to 87 families displaced by Yolanda (Corporate responsibility news, December 2014)

Our firm, together with Grameen Australia Philippines Foundation, Inc. (GAP) spread holiday cheers to the residents of La Isla Bonita de Salinas in Rosario, Cavite. PwC and GAP leaders and volunteers distributed special Noche Buena packs and sleeping mats to 87 families displaced by Typhoon Haiyan in the Visayas. Boxes of paracetamol and 2015 calendars donated by Assurance C client The Generics Pharmacy were also given.

16 December 2014

JBD successfully mounts update seminar for Japanese executives (News, December 2014)

The Japanese Business Development (JBD) unit successfully conducted a tax and accounting update seminar for Japanese executives last 16 December 2014 at the Learning room in our Makati office.

16 December 2014

Gett Apostol is re-elected to the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Internal Auditors-Philippines (News, December 2014)

Risk Assurance Partner Geraldine Apostol (in photo, eight from left) has been re-elected to the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Internal Auditors-Philippines (IIA-P) during its 4th General Membership Meeting held last 17 December 2014 at the Grand Ballroom of the InterContinental Manila, garnering the third highest number of votes.

12 December 2014

Tax Alert No. 34 (12 December 2014)

Amending Sec. 3 of RR No. 9-2001, as amended, Expanding the Coverage of Taxpayers Required to File Returns and Pay Taxes through the Electronic Filing and Payment System (eFPS)

26 November 2014

Risk Assurance Partner receives "Outstanding PICPA Member Award for Metro Manila" (News, November 2014

The Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) has awarded the Outstanding PICPA Member Award for Metro Manila to our Risk Assurance Partner, Geraldine Apostol. The awards ceremony, one of the highlights of PICPA's 69th Annual National Convention, was held 27 November 2014 at the Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City.

26 November 2014

Rick Danao talks at the Institute of Corporate Directors' forum (News, November 2014)

Vice Chairman and Territory Assurance Leader Rick Danao was one of the guest speakers at the Corporate Governance Orientation Program hosted by the Institute of Corporate Directors last 27 November 2014 at The Peninsula Manila.

19 November 2014

See into the future: A seminar on data analytics, CTA decisions and year-end tax updates (27 November 2014)

The age of Big Data has arrived but what does that really mean? What data is available? What tools do we have to analyze it? How do we make sense of it all?

13 November 2014

PICPA-Cebu holds accounting and tax seminar in partnership with PwC (News, November 2014)

Following the successful run on the tax and accounting caravan held in Mactan, Cebu last August, the firm was once again invited, this time by the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)-Cebu Chapter to conduct updates on accounting and tax.

12 November 2014

Worldtrade Management Services holds Customs Update Seminar (News, November2014)

The Worldtrade Management Services (WMS) held a successful Customs Update Seminar for our clients last 13 November at the RCBC Plaza, Makati City.

11 November 2014

Tax seminar: Thinking forward: 2015 and beyond (Event, 11 December 2014)

With the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community, businesses must be alerted on the possible impacts on their operations and how to best maximize the so-called “liberalization” of ASEAN trade. There were also a number of tax developments that transpired during the year affecting taxpayers’ compliance requirements.

11 November 2014

The burden of having options (Taxwise, 12 November 2014)

IN AN ERA when globalization and technological advances are rapidly changing our lives, the landscape has become more competitive for finding innovative talent that will lead the company to the top.

7 November 2014

Tax Alert No. 33 (7 November 2014)

Tax Treatment of Stock Option Plans and Others Concerned

26 October 2014

Global Economy Watch

The latest Global Economy Watch report sees Asian countries becoming important players in global trade by 2030.

21 October 2014

Firm welcomes US trade mission delegates (News, October 2014)

Malou Lim conducts briefing on investments and taxation

16 October 2014

Malou Lim participates in BIR discussion on draft APA Regulations (News, October 2014)

Tax Managing Partner Malou Lim (seated sixth from left) participated in the Bureau of Internal Revenue's (BIR) round table discussion on the draft Advance Pricing Arrangement (APA) Regulations held last 17 October at the BIR main office in Quezon City.

15 October 2014

WMS, JBD and Assurance host training session for Daikoku Electronics (News, October 2014)

Our Worldtrade Management Services (WMS) group conducted a successful training session for a team from Daikoku Electronics, an Assurance client, to enhance their knowledge on customs and trade regulatory issues.