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GATCHALIAN TO BIR: SUSPEND PRIVATE SCHOOL TAX HIKE

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to suspend the imposition of a 25 percent corporate income tax on private schools, warning that the added burden on struggling institutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to more school closures, job losses, and a more restricted access to education. For the chair […]

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BIR TOLD: CLARIFY TAX HIKE ON PRIVATE SCHOOLS

A measure seeking to clarify the latest Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) regulation imposing 25 percent corporate income tax on private schools has been filed at the House of Representatives. Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez filed House Bill 9577, which seeks to correct an erroneous interpretation of the tax imposed on proprietary educational institutions under the […]