Thought leadership

In this section you can browse through our publications and regularly updated materials intended to bring you useful information about emerging issues and possible solutions to your business needs. If you are a foreign investor interested to do business in the Philippines, you will find our business guides highly informative.


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Current issues

as easy as ABC

Undersize me (as easy as ABC, 25 January 2015)

This week's column tackles cases involving food establishments and legislative efforts to curb food wastage.

Accounting Buzz

Measurement of joint operations: Reading between the lines (Accounting Buzz)

The publication below walks through some common joint operations measurement issues, discussing the measurement approach(es) observed under this guidance.

Industry issues

Mine 2013: A confidence crisis

PwC’s 10th annual global mining report analyses mining trends by looking into the performance of the 40 largest mining companies and discusses the sector’s prospects moving forward.

Client Advisory letter

Year-end tax reminders for 2014 (CAL December 2014)

Amid yuletide celebrations, Philippine entities are busy closing their books of accounts for 2014. We take this opportunity to point out some key issues that are worthy to remember.

Taxwise or Otherwise

New year reporting reminders (Taxwise, 29 January 2015)

AS THE title implies, this week’s article is all about the reminders for the upcoming filing deadlines which culminate in the corporate income tax filing deadline on April 15 (at least for taxpayers operating on a calendar year basis).

Tax Alerts

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)

Think Tank

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.

Business guides

Finding your way: Doing business and investing in the Philippines (2013)

This guidebook will help you find easy answers to seemingly difficult questions on what to do under specific Philippine business conditions.

Explore opportunities: How to invest in the Philippines (2013)

This business guide aims to answer commonly-asked questions of prospective foreign investors interested in doing business in the Philippines.

More value for your business: Investment Incentives in the Philippines (2013)

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.

Explore opportunities: Investment Incentives in the Philippines (2013) Japanese

Industry

Tax

Client Advisory Letters

A publication about developments in Philippine taxation. It includes the latest BIR, legislative and admnistrative issuances. As well as court decisons and opinions.

Taxwise or Otherwise

Columns that discus the latest developments in tax, business law and current issues affecting the business community, including policy development.

2014 Tax calendar

This calendar has been prepared by Isla Lipana & Co. based on relevant laws, rules and regulations issued as of 30 November 2013 by various government agencies.

National Internal Revenue Code of 1997 (First edition, 2009)

A comprehensive and updated reference material to tax practitioners and tax administrators alike.

Consolidated Withholding Tax (CWT) and Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) Regulations Handbook: Philippines 2006

Easy reference in determining the various withholding tax and FBT requirements.

Advisory

Think Tank

PwC Think Tank provides expertise to the public and the private sectors, questioning and monitoring strategies and structures. Let us grow with you and work hand in hand as you build a more dynamic business or economy.

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.

Special titles

Philippine Resiliency: A Gem Uncovered (2009)

Insights from top CEOs in the country

Delivering Trust and Quality

This book is a compilation of the partners' thought leadership in various subjects relevant to the practice today.