BIR Says Online Sellers, Social Media Influencers Need To Pay Taxes

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BIR: “There are initial observations and findings na talaga maraming non-compliant” BIR — The Bureau of Internal Revenue said that online sellers and social media influencers must pay their taxes. The tax bureau is in talks with online shopping platforms on the collection of taxes for online sellers. BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo reiterated that all … Read more

BIR To Use “Big Data” To Identify Big-time Online Sellers, Influencers

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BIR: “We will use big data analysis from the social media data and identify big time online sellers and influencers.” BIR — The Bureau of Internal Revenue will use “big data analysis from the social media data” to identify big-time online sellers and influencers. The tax bureau has asserted that the agency is really determined … Read more

Incoming BIR Commissioner Eyes Lifestyle Checks On Professionals, Social Media Influencers

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Incoming BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo: “Marami rin nakikitang citizens ang tataas ng lifestyle nila, yet kung compare mo taxes na binabayaran nila, ma-question mo rin …” LILIA GUILLERMO — As the Philippine government tries to raise collections amidst the country’s debt, the incoming Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) commissioner is eyeing lifestyle checks on professionals … Read more

DOF Says Only 105 Social Media Influencers Registered With BIR

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Only 105 social media influencers have registered with BIR, according to DOF. DOF — The Department of Finance said that only 105 social media influencers have registered with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). On Friday, the Department of Finance said that more than half of the initial list of tax-delinquent social media influencers have … Read more

PAGCOR To Look Into Online Betting Games Linked To “Battle of the Youtubers”

PAGCOR Battle of the YouTubers

PAGCOR will look into online betting games linked to “Battle of the Youtubers” The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) will look into online betting games linked to “Battle of the Youtubers” events wherein social media influencers matched up in sports such as basketball and boxing. On Friday, PAGCOR said that it would look into … Read more