Home » Posts tagged with "Department of Finance"

Posts tagged with "Department of Finance"

PH 2018 economic growth at 6.2%, short of lowered target

PH 2018 economic growth at 6.2%, short of lowered target

Jan. 26 | The Philippine economy grew 6.2% in 2018, lower than the government’s downgraded target of 6.5% to 6.9% and down from the 6.7% growth in 2017, as manufacturing and agriculture recorded slower growths in the last quarter. The Philippine Statistics Authority...

Tax Academy set to rise in Tagaytay, New Clark City

Tax Academy set to rise in Tagaytay, New Clark City

Jan. 15 | The Department of Finance (DOF) is planning to set up permanent campuses of the Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) in Tagaytay City in Cavite and New Clark City at the Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga. Under Republic Act No. 10143, or the Philippine...

CAAP, PPA and MIAA in top 7 of ‘billionaires’ club’ of GOCCs

CAAP, PPA and MIAA in top 7 of ‘billionaires’ club’ of GOCCs

Jan. 8 | Three transport agencies—Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA)—were among the top government-owned and controlled agencies (GOCCs) that turned over the...

Fake tobacco suppliers shift to producing counterfeit brands in PH

Fake tobacco suppliers shift to producing counterfeit brands in PH

Dec. 13 | Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has directed the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to work with their counterparts in China to stop the illicit entry in the Philippines of cigarette-making machines used to manufacture...

Additional fuel excise tax may be implemented in 2019 after all

Additional fuel excise tax may be implemented in 2019 after all

Nov. 30 | The Development Budget Coordinating Committee (DBCC) has retracted its recommendation to suspend the second increase in excise tax on fuel under the Tax Reform for Inclusion and Acceleration (TRAIN) law in light of the favorable outlook in the price of...

PH, China ink 29 deals, mainly on infrastructure projects

PH, China ink 29 deals, mainly on infrastructure projects

Nov. 25 | The Philippines and China signed 29 agreements, including on the Philippine government’s infrastructure projects and on x-ray machines for the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC), during the recent state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Philippine...

DOF: 5 customs officials sacked over SALN irregularities

DOF: 5 customs officials sacked over SALN irregularities

Oct. 10 | Five employees of the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) were dismissed from service this year as part of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) anti-graft campaign. In a report to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, DOF’s Revenue Integrity Protection...

PH gets P2B JICA loan to fund New Bohol Airport’s phase 2 development

PH gets P2B JICA loan to fund New Bohol Airport’s phase 2 development

Oct. 10 | Image from www.chiyodacorp.com/en/projects/new-bohol-airport.html The Philippines’ Department of Finance (DOF) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed an agreement extending a JPY4.376-billion (about P2.10 billion or US$40.61 million)...

DOF working on harmonizing commodity codes

DOF working on harmonizing commodity codes

Sep. 12 | Starting this month,the Philippine Department of Finance (DOF) will work with various trade regulatory government agencies (TRGAs) in a series of tariff harmonization and classification workshops to gather the base data needed to run TradeNet.gov.ph,...

DOF says it’s not cause of delay for ok of Bulacan airport project

DOF says it’s not cause of delay for ok of Bulacan airport project

Sep. 12 | The Department of Finance (DOF) has not caused delays in approval of an airport complex in Bulacan proposed by San Miguel Holdings Corp. (SMHC), Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III told a Senate Committee on Public Services hearing on September 10. He...
Copy Protected by Chetan's WP-Copyprotect.