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

Minimum Wage: P15 in my pocket (Taxwise, 9 April 2015)

Last week, I informed my industrial relations class about the newly-issued minimum wage increase of P15.00 a day in the NCR. So I asked: “What can you buy with P15.00 today? Definitely not Cornetto ice-cream because the ad says P20.00?”



Minimum Wage: P15 in my pocket (Taxwise, 9 April 2015)

Countdown to April 15 (Taxwise, 26 March 2015)

Who determines sufficiency? (Taxwise, 19 March 2015)

The persistence of manual bookkeeping (Taxwise, 12 March 2015)

Double taxation: same but different (Taxwise, 5 March 2015)

BIR eases importer/broker accreditation process (Taxwise, 26 February 2015)

Incentives are more than just hospitable gestures (Taxwise, 19 February 2015)

‘No Contact Audit’ revisited (Taxwise, 12 February 2015)

Proving entitlement to VAT refund (Taxwise, 5 February 2015)

New year reporting reminders (Taxwise, 29 January 2015)