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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 ALLOWANCES TO BENEFIT TEACHERS

An educators’ group hailed the approval of the House of Representatives on Second Reading of a measure that would exempt the compensation received by poll workers from income and other withholding taxes. House Bill No. 9652, which was approved through voice voting, seeks to amend the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997 to exclude election-related […]

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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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TAX-FREE POLL ALLOWANCE BILL GETS HOUSE PANEL OK

A House of Representatives panel has approved a measure exempting election workers such as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) from having their honoraria or allowances subjected to income and other withholding taxes. During a virtual hearing, the House Ways and Means Committee approved an unnumbered substitute bill that would provide income tax […]

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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 […]