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TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri - INQUIRER.net

TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlH_Seof-uE Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Thursday said there was a need to ensure that inflation was going down before tax measures that could adversely affect investments were considered.   Zubiri made the statement as he disclosed that the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and High-quality Opportunities (Trabaho) bill was not among the Senate's priority measures.   The Trabaho bill, also known as TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) 2, continues to have little support in the chamber, Zubiri said.   The bill would rationalize the incentives given to businesses and lower the corporate income t...Keep on reading: TRAIN 2 not Senate priority, says Zubiri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Rough road ahead for TRAIN 2 — Zubiri

THE controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) 2 faces an uphill climb in the Senate after Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III filed it yesterday. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri confirmed that the senators are still not inclined to approve the second package tax reform which primarily….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

Zubiri calls for probe vs illegal profiteers of TRAIN Law

Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said he is poised to file a resolution asking to conduct an inquiry into the reported illegal price increase and profiteering made by some unscrupulous businesses after the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law took effect last Jan. 1.   In a press briefing on Thursday, Zubiri, who chairs the Senate trade, commerce and entrepreneurship panel, said he was alarmed over the reported price increases even without the advise of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Department of Finance (DOF), and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).   "Naalarma nga ako na nagkaroon ng price increases na wala pang utos ang BIR, DOF, wala p...Keep on reading: Zubiri calls for probe vs illegal profiteers of TRAIN Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Fighting the WTO

SENATOR Miguel Zubiri is right – the Philippine sugar industry might have won a slim and precipitous victory in the Senate but the battle against the high fructose corn syrup is not yet won. The proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion, easily recalled by its acronym, TRAIN, has not yet been signed into law […] The post Fighting the WTO appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

'AskTheTaxWhiz: Will employees benefit from TRAIN?

When will the proposed tax reform bill be passed? When will it be implemented? Given all the investigations and other hearings in the Senate, can they really pass the TRAIN bill? The TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) bill has been certified as a priority bill of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Palace warns Senate not to derail TRAIN - Inquirer.net

Palace warns Senate not to derail TRAIN - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2017

DoF echoes President’s call on tax reform bill

The Department of Finance (DoF) on Tuesday echoed President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for the Senate to pass the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Act. “With the President’s certification of the Train bill as an urgent and a priority measure, complemented by the personal appeal he made before our lawmakers in his SONA, [...].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Opinion: Yellow Pad -- Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III: "Response to Winnie Monsod's criticism of TRAIN"

Our popular economics professor, Winnie Monsod, has written again about the current comprehensive tax reform program, also known as TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion). Her latest column titled "An antipoor tax package" (22 July 2017, Philippine Daily Inquirer) criticizes the proposed tax reform legislation that the House of Representatives had already passed and that the Senate will soon tackle......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2017

During dinner, Duterte sought Senate majority bloc's support – Zubiri - Inquirer.net

During dinner, Duterte sought Senate majority bloc's support – Zubiri - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2017

Death penalty reimposition not Senate's priority, says Pimentel - Inquirer.net

Death penalty reimposition not Senate's priority, says Pimentel - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 25th, 2017

Palace hails Senate passage of rice tariffication bill - INQUIRER.net

Palace hails Senate passage of rice tariffication bill - INQUIRER.net.....»»

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Sotto eyes caucus on TRAIN 2

Senate President Vicente Sotto III said he might call for a caucus with the majority bloc to discuss the second tax reform package or the TRAIN 2 which some senators believe has no chance of passing in the Senate. Sotto eyes caucus on TRAIN 2 Source link: Sotto eyes caucus on TRAIN 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Congress reopens session today

After a month-long Halloween break, the Senate and the House of Representatives will be reopening sessions today, during which priority bills like amendments to the P3.7-trillion 2019 national budget will be taken up......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

TRAIN 2 may not be approved& mdash;Zubiri

TRAIN 2 may not be approved& mdash;Zubiri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Pimentel Should Be Allowed to Run for Reelection: Zubiri

Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Thursday said Senator Aquilino Pimentel III should not be disqualified to run for reelection in next year’s mid-term elections despite having served as senator of the Republic in the 16th Congress. “I would like to put it on record that Senator Pimentel should be able to seek his […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Trillanes, Calida asked to comment on Senate probe of SolGen& apos;s family firm - INQUIRER.net

Trillanes, Calida asked to comment on Senate probe of SolGen's family firm - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Senate leaders find nothing wrong with Chinese trader Yang as Duterte consultant

Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri find nothing wrong with the appointment of Chinese national Michael Yang as economic consultant of President Rodrigo Duterte. Source link link: Senate leaders find nothing wrong with Chinese trader Yang as Duterte consultant.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Gatchalian bats for implementation of fuel marking system under TRAIN Law

November 6, 2018. Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to speed up the implementation of the fuel marking scheme under the TRAIN Law (Republic Act No. 10963) to plug revenue leakages such as oil smuggling. After leading the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs in an inquiry on the potential impact of the… Source link link: Gatchalian bats for implementation of fuel marking system under TRAIN Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Osmeña says he will not seek Duterte& apos;s endorsement for Senate bid - INQUIRER.net

Osmeña says he will not seek Duterte's endorsement for Senate bid - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

De Lima seeks Senate probe of 2 & apos;Build, Build, Build& apos; projects - INQUIRER.net

De Lima seeks Senate probe of 2 'Build, Build, Build' projects - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018