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December 28, 2016

Having been enacted in 2012, Republic Act No. 10351, or the Sin Tax Law, amended and simplified the former four-tiered system of taxation applicable to cigarettes packed by machine. The Sin Tax Law provides for a two-tier system of taxation entailing different excise tax impositions dependent on the net retail price of the subject cigarettes, which is intended to result in a unitary system of... Read More

December 15, 2016

As we close the calendar year, many organizations run through the annual twin rituals of self-examination and planning.  For organizations which follow the calendar year as their fiscal year, this is a time for reflection—of the year that has passed, judging success (or the lack thereof) based on pre-agreed metrics, and planning for the new year.   In business management, we... Read More

December 14, 2016

As the close of year 2016 comes, we celebrate another year of hard work and a year closer to our retirement. As retirement is an inevitable event for majority of Filipinos, it is just and reasonable that retiring employees will receive due benefits to support them after serving their employers for years and continue to enjoy one of the fruits of their hard work, even in their twilight years.... Read More

December 07, 2016

The Internet age has opened numerous opportunities for businesses, whether through new avenues for advertising (such as alongside search engine results), new channels through which to sell products (such as online marketplaces), and even new ways of offering services (such as Airbnb or Uber). In these Internet-centric times, the primary point of contact by which companies connect with... Read More