Day: July 16, 2022

Lawmaker pushes for tax exemptions, breaks for ordinary folk

The “Tax Reform Act for the Masses and the Middle Class,” seeks to exempt those making P33,333 ($590) monthly or less from paying income tax. It is also looking into providing tax breaks for families of persons with disabilities, those caring for elderly parents or relatives, and those with children.

US Lower House amends bill prohibiting assistance to the Philippine police

Pennsylvania Rep. Susan Wild introduced the amendments to the NDAA, saying that “taxpayers dollars shouldn’t be used to supply weapons, training, or any other assistance to the state security forces that violently target political opponents.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL MANILA – The US House of Representatives passed July 14 amendments to the National…