A 20-passenger jeepney usually has a full tank capacity of 60 liters, which means that the driver is spending ?1,107 ($21.83) more to fill up his tank. That is equivalent to about 29 kilos of rice – or two weeks’ worth of the regular consumption of a five- to six-member household.
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Oil firms profiteer from returning jeepneys, motorists as pandemic rages on
Oil firms-imposed price adjustments are higher than what should be – by P 2.41 per liter for diesel and P4.76 per liter for gasoline, based on a DOE-recognized formula. The Big Three, a Duterte backer and other oil firms, rake in tens of millions of pesos daily from profiteering.
Oil Firms, Malacañang Unjustly Squeeze P329 M Every Day from Consumers
The oil companies and Malacañang together squeeze about P328.98 million ($6,783,092 at the current exchange rate of $1=P48.50) in unjust collections everyday from Filipino consumers. This brazen act of exploitation is downright condemnable, especially today that millions of workers face unprecedented job scarcity and poverty. BY ARNOLD PADILLA Contributor Bulatlat Pump prices continued its downtrend…
Study Other Revenue Measures Outside VAT, Gov’t Urged
If government increases its tax collection efforts from 14 percent of the gross domestic product to 16 percent, this can produce at least P94 billion ($2,163,904,235) in a year. These revenues are more than enough to cover the revenue losses from the removal of VAT on oil and power. BY IBON FOUNDATION Posted by Bulatlat…