Upholding what is right: What are your tax concerns?

We consider the needs of your business and the government with the end in view of upholding what is right.

Tax is a significant cost in business. As such, properly managing and controlling inherent tax risks is a must. And to keep up with tax developments and have a clearer understanding, top businessmen seek professional tax advice to help them manage tax risk, control costs, and seize tax planning opportunities.

To develop a comprehensive tax strategy for your business, we cover various considerations relevant to your particular business, i.e., industry, markets, finance, economics, and government regulations. We take a consultative approach rather than focus on compliance to identify all your risks.

Increasingly, companies require a variety of accounting, tax, and business services to manage risks and gain competitive advantage. Our tax professionals can provide these diverse disciplines to help you minimize tax liabilities and meet compliance obligations. We can be your advocates with tax authorities to support a tax position that will work to your advantage. And we can give you tailored, implementable and defensible tax planning structures.

Responsiveness unlike any other

We specially package business and tax advisory services for our clients based on their needs. This is a better way of handling tax compliance that makes us achieve their business objectives. 

We have made it easier for companies, whether large or small, to lessen their tax problems and meet tax compliance obligations.

We deal with main taxes affecting all businesses, and those in difficult areas such as international tax, expatriate tax, and value-added tax.

Our tax colleagues in other PwC firms worldwide work with us in giving professional and timely advice on tax issues that crop up in every area where there is an international transaction.

Range of tax services

Current issues

Taxman, down

In the past two weeks alone, two from the government's tax collection agencies have been murdered. One of them is personally known to PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera , who considers him a friend of the firm. In his article "Taxman, down", Alex gives his insights on the challenges of government service, and poses a challenge to the private sector.

Financing business made easier

The earliest set of rules governing the establishment and operation of a financing company in the Philippines -- Republic Act No. 5980, otherwise known as “The Financing Company Act” -- dates back to the ’70s. Since then, the law, including its rules and regulations, went through several amendments in a span of almost five decades.

The ugly head awakens

PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera worries about something that has been awakened because of the election of another leader who, although thousands of miles away, directly impacts our countrymen. Read his legal, economic and moral take on racial discrimination in the US after the Trump victory in "The ugly head awakens".

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