Investment incentives in the Philippines in the Philippines (2013)

This primer on Investment Incentives in the Philippines has been prepared by Isla Lipana & Co., a member firm of the worldwide PricewaterhouseCoopers organization, to provide local and foreign investors with a handy reference on various fiscal and non-fiscal incentives being made available by the Philippine government. These are basic and bite-size yet valuable information that will assist investors in deciding on which incentive option is best in starting and growing their business.

Our other related publications are Doing Business and Investing in the Philippines and How to Invest in the Philippines which aim to provide answers to questions usually posed by prospective investors particularly on procedures and requirements. These publications are part of our commitment to assist the government and investors alike in facilitating the entry of investments into the country.


The contents of the Investment incentives in the Philippines book are summaries and compilations in general terms of selected issuances from various government agencies available as of the date of writing. They do not cover exhaustively the subjects it treats but is intended to answer some of the important, broad questions that may arise. They do not necessarily reflect the official positions of Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine member firm of the PwC global network. Isla Lipana & Co. is not liable on any ground whatsoever for any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or in respect of decisions or actions in reliance upon the contents of this Investment incentives in the Philippines book which are intended for guidance only and as such should not be regarded as a substitute for professional advice.