Taxwise or Otherwise

"Taxwise or Otherwise" discusses the latest developments in tax and business law in the Philippines. It also dissects current issues affecting the business community, including policy development.

Writers are taken from a pool of business and tax consultants of Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine member firm of PwC global network. Columns regularly appear in the BusinessWorld newspaper.

Latest column

BIR imposes DST on finance leases (Taxwise, 9 July 2014)

IN THE recently issued Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 46-2014, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) clarified that a financial lease is essentially a mode of extending credit, and is therefore subject to documentary stamp tax (DST) as a loan and not as a lease.



BIR imposes DST on finance leases (Taxwise, 9 July 2014)

Survey reveals top banking risks (Taxwise, 25 June 2014)

The unintentional gift (Taxwise, 2 July 2014)

Lower corporate tax rates: Another step towards global competitiveness (Taxwise, 29 May 2014)

Finding the core of an ethics program (Taxwise, 15 May 2014)

Right timing (Taxwise, 20 March 2014)

All corporations directed: State the specific address (Taxwise, 13 March 2014)

Where are we in the integration of the ASEAN capital markets? (Taxwise, 13 February 2014)

Change is good (Taxwise, 6 February 2014)

New rules on alphalist submissions (Taxwise, 30 January 2014)