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Gearing Towards a BETter Philippines: Where Your Investments Flourish

Posted by on May 23rd, 2023

UHY MAC Doing Business in the Philippines Guide Investing in the Philippines can lead to lucrative opportunities, thanks to its strong economic growth and favorable business environment. With a growing population and a robust legal framework, the country offers a promising destination for foreign investors. In this blog, we will explore the potential of investing […]

Removal of BIR Prior Approval for VAT Zero Rating Status of Registered Export Enterprises

Posted by on April 28th, 2023

Revenue Regulation No. 3-2023 removes the requirement for BIR prior approval for VAT zero rating, simplifying the process for taxpayers and reducing administrative burden The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has recently issued Revenue Regulation (RR) No. 03-2023, amending certain provisions of RR No.16-2005, as amended by RR No. 21-2021. In accordance with the regulation, […]

Application for SEC’s Grant of Amnesty on or before April 30, 2023

Posted by on March 16th, 2023

Grant of Amnesty for Non-Filing and Late filing of the General Information Sheet (GIS) and Annual Financial Statement (AFS), and Non-Compliance with Memorandum Circular No. 28, S. 2020 SEC Memorandum Circular NO. 2, Series of 2023 was released by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 16, 2023. It provides a set of rules […]

Risks of Penalty for not Disclosing the Company’s Beneficial Ownership under the SEC MC No. 15, Series of 2019

Posted by on March 16th, 2023

MC No. 15 s.2019 – Amendment of SEC Memorandum Circular No. 17, Series of 2018 on the Revision of the General Information Sheet (GIS) to include Beneficial Ownership Information (“2019 Revision of the GIS”) In preparing a General Information Sheet to be submitted with the Securities and Exchange Commission, we should be truly mindful of […]

Lazada Riders as Employees Under the Four-Fold Test

Posted by on February 6th, 2023

When the status of the employment is in dispute, the employer bears the burden to prove that the person whose service it pays for is an independent contractor rather than a regular employee with or without fixed terms. This came from the decision penned by J. Leonen in the case of Ditiangkin, Molines, Juanio, Verde, […]