Tag: sin taxes

Interview on DZBB: Leadership 101 vs Corruption; Senate Panel Chairmanship | May 30, 2019

In an interview on DZBB, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– ‘one-standard’ leadership needed to stamp out corruption
– raising taxes amid ‘continued’ corruption at the Bureau of Customs
– passing on Senate committee to Senator-elect dela Rosa

Quotes from the interview…
Continue reading “Interview on DZBB: Leadership 101 vs Corruption; Senate Panel Chairmanship | May 30, 2019”

Health Services to Finally Get Overdue Funding from Sin Taxes

After a four-year delay, health services will finally get a much-needed P60-plus-million boost in β€œsin tax” remittances, after government economic managers agreed to expedite the release of the funds.Β  Continue reading “Health Services to Finally Get Overdue Funding from Sin Taxes”

Lacson Pushes Probe of Sin Tax Funding Delay for Health Programs

With added funding for health programs held up for more than four years, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson sought an investigation into the delayed implementation of the sin tax law.Β  Continue reading “Lacson Pushes Probe of Sin Tax Funding Delay for Health Programs”