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NEW LAW TO ‘LEVEL UP’ SK LEADERSHIP IN BGYS — DY

One of the authors of the new law strengthening the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) believes that the reforms that will be introduced by Republic Act (RA) 11768 will encourage youth participation in barangay affairs, one of the primary objectives behind the established law of the SK.According to Isabela 6th District Rep. Faustino “Inno” Dy V, providing […]

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DON’T TAX POLL WORKERS’ HONORARIA – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian vowed to pursue the enactment of his bill that will grant tax exemption on the honoraria, travel allowance, and other benefits of poll workers, including teachers, officials, and personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd). The election honoraria and allowances of poll workers, including public school teachers, have never been subjected to […]

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CASTRO: PASS BILL ON POLL HONORARIA TAX EXEMPTION

A House lawmaker representing teachers urged the Senate to swiftly pass a measure exempting election servers such as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) from having their honoraria subjected to income and other withholding taxes. In a statement, ACT Teachers Representative France Castro said imposing a tax on the honoraria and allowances of […]

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NO TAX FOR TEACHERS’ POLL DUTY HONORARIA PUSHED

With roughly a month to go before the end of the rgistration for the 2022 polls, Senator Win Gatchalian pushes anew for the tax exemption of teachers’ election honoraria. In 2019, Gatchalian filed Senate Bill No.1193, which seeks to seeks to exclude from gross income and exempt from taxation the honoraria, travel allowance, and other […]

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TAX-FREE POLL DUTY HONORARIA BILL GETS HOUSE OK

The House of Representatives on Monday approved on final reading a measure exempting election servers such as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) from having their honoraria subjected to income and other withholding taxes. With 202 affirmative votes, 0 negative votes, and no abstention, the chamber passed on third reading House Bill 9652, […]

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TAX-FREE POLL DUTY HONORARIA BILL GETS HOUSE OK

A measure exempting election servers, such as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs), from having their honoraria subjected to income and other withholding taxes was approved on second reading at the House of Representatives. The chamber approved through voice voting House Bill 9852 that would provide income tax exemption to compensation of BEIs […]

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DON’T TAX TEACHERS POLL HONORARIA – GATCHALIAN

More than a year ahead of the 2022 polls, Senator Win Gatchalian pushed anew for tax exemption on the honoraria, travel allowance, and other benefits granted to poll workers, especially the teachers, officials, and personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd). Senate Bill No. 1193, which Gatchalian filed in 2019, seeks to further amend Section […]

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EXEMPT TEACHERS’ ELECTION SERVICE HONORARIA FROM TAXES – GATCHALIAN

As the registration for the May 2022 polls opened on January 20, Senator Win Gatchalian is urgently calling for the passage of a bill granting tax exemption to the honoraria, transportation allowance, and other benefits of poll workers, especially public school teachers. Gatchalian’s proposed measure, Senate Bill 1193, introduces amendments to the National Internal Revenue […]

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SK MEMBERS SHOULD HAVE HONORARIA – REP. NOGRALES

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles seeking amendments to the Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act of 2015 as a response to issues that were raised in the recent SK elections in 2018.Foremost among the amendments that Nograles wishes to introduce to the SK Reform law is to ensure that SK members are compensated for their work. […]