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

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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

Palace told to decide soon on martial law extension | Inquirer News

Malacaang should reach a decision whether to ask for an extension of martial law in Mindanao before legislators go on vacation, according to a Senate leader. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 1st, 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

House, Senate tackle juvenile crime bills | Inquirer News

Members of the House of Representatives and senators have started tackling separate versions of a controversial measure to amend a juvenile law to lower the age of criminal responsibility for children.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News19 hr. 34 min. ago

Senate adopts House bill abolishing Road Board | The Manila Times Online

THE Senate on Tuesday abolished the Road Board by adopting the approved version at the House of Representatives. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri reported to the plenary that theREAD The post.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Senate OKs a bill creating a seniors commission | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines --- The Senate approved on second reading on Tuesday a bill aimed at creating a National Commission of Senior Citizens. The National Commission of Senior Citizens Act, or Senate Bi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Sotto: Pacquiao still does his job as a senator | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines --- After Manny Pacquiao won over American boxer Adrien Broner, Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III quashed concerns over the work ethic of Pacquiao as a senator. &.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

BIR to audit compliance to TRAIN law | Inquirer Business

The Bureau of Internal Revenue will audit percentage tax payments to ensure that the higher value added tax-exemption threshold for small businesses The post BIR to audit compliance to TRAIN law appea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Owners of house on diversion road accept payment offer

The owners of a house that stands in the middle of a diversion road under construction in San Pascual town, Batangas province, have accepted an offer of payment from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), in a positive sign for government infrastructure projects plagued by right of way issues. On Monday, the day the Inquirer began publishing a special report on pork in the budget, including right of way complications, DPWH officials told the Senate that the problem had been resolved in at least one case --- the family residing in the red-roofed bungalow obstructing the partially constructed highway in San Pascual. "Regarding the featured picture in the Inquirer tod...Keep on reading: Owners of house on diversion road accept payment offer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Imee Marcos: I learned about covenant signing too late | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines --- "This may sound like a really lame excuse, but I only heard about it last night." Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos, who is running for a Senate seat, had this to say aft.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Abolition of Road Board, budget top Congress agenda

CONGRESS RESUMES session on Monday, Jan. 14 with the proposed P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019 as the top priority measure in the Senate and the House of Representatives set to tackle the Road Board abolition bill......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Tañada asks Filipinos abroad to support opposition Senate bids

Liberal Party senatorial bet Erin Taada (left)andSen. Leila de Lima's Chief of Staff Atty. Philip Sawali participate in a video chat with Filipino American human rights advocates in the San Francisco Bay Area. INQUIRER/Jun Nucum BURLINGAME, California -- A Liberal Party senatorial candidate in the coming midterm elections in the Philippines admitted that lack of public awareness of their bid remains a big hurdle for the eight candidates running in opposition to the administration of incumbent President Rodrigo Duterte.   Human and labor rights lawyer and Liberal Party stalwart Lorenzo Erin Taada III aired this concern through online video conversation in a public forum ...Keep on reading: Tañada asks Filipinos abroad to support opposition Senate bids.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019