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Former Prisoners’ Employment Program proposed

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Since employers are reluctant to hire former prisoners, it is necessary for government to set a program to enable these ex-inmates find gainful work to provide for their families, a lawmaker Wednesday said. “Statistics reveal, sad to say, that former...

Independent bloc seeks tax exemption of athletes’ awards and prizes

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The House independent bloc is seeking the granting of tax exemption for prizes and awards granted to Filipino athletes in internationally sanctioned sports competitions to allow them to fully enjoy these earnings and for the government to promote and...

BIR slaps tax evasion case vs Solenn Heussaff

MANILA, Apr 4 (Mabuhay) — The Bureau of Internal Revenue on Thursday filed a P3.6-million tax evasion case against TV host and actress Solenn Heussaff, who had previously joined the agency’s tax campaign events. The complaint, filed before the Department of Justice,...