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GIVE WORK-FROM-HOME WORKERS TAX CUTS – GATCHALIAN

As employees in a work-from-home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangement are likely to be in it for the long haul, Senator Win Gatchalian said it comes with a lot of costs that workers are now facing such as lack of logistical assistance, internet and utility expenses and their mental wellbeing. A recent survey by Microsoft […]

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RATIFIED CREATE BILL TO AID EMPLOYEES – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva lauded Congress’ ratification of the proposed Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) law that would now cover training incentives to cushion the impact of automation in employed and upskill workers. At the same time, Villanueva challenged the Department of Finance (DoF) and the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) to fulfill […]

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VILLAFUERTE WELCOMES CREATE BILL RATIFICATION

Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte has welcomed the congressional ratification of the consolidated bill on the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act (CREATE), which, he said, would help accelerate the recovery of the Philippine economy from the ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic. A co-author of this long-due economic reform measure, Villafuerte pointed out […]

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VILLAFUERTE WANTS ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF MEDICINES, OTHER CRITICAL PRODUCTS IN FIGHT VS COVID-19

Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte wants to make sure the country has an adequate and readily available supply of critical products such as medicines, vaccines, personal protective equipment (PPEs) and ventilators needed in the continuing fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.  To do so, Villafuerte has filed a bill exempting from the payment of […]