Palace: Gov’t to remain relentless in campaign vs tax evaders

Palace: Gov’t to remain relentless in campaign vs tax evaders

President Rodrigo Duterte will continue to wage his relentless campaign against corruption and delinquent taxpayers, Malacañang said Saturday following the government’s P40-billion tax settlement with tobacco giant Mighty Corporation.

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Duterte tells protesters:  I will deliver on promises

President Duterte urged the thousands of protesters on Monday, that they should take the trouble to ask the leftists in his Cabinet what he has done to ease poverty in his first year of office. In the same breath, he vowed to the protesters that he will deliver on all of his promises in the remaining five years of his term.

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Corruption within Digong’s circle

President Digong wants his pictures and those of other officials removed from the offices of all government agencies and replaced with photos of national heroes.

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Alvarez out to check excesses of some Cabinet men

While some officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) allegedly gave multinational Del Monte Corp. a sweetheart deal—asking it to pay a mere P100 million instead of P8 billion in taxes — they’re giving Mighty Corp., a homegrown company, a very hard time over its supposed P2 billion tax delinquency.

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DOJ starts preliminary probe on Mighty Corp. tax evasion case

DOJ starts preliminary probe on Mighty Corp. tax evasion case

The Department of Justice (DOJ) started Thursday the preliminary investigation on the P1.39-billion tax evasion case against local cigarette maker Mighty Corporation.

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Mighty Corp asserts innocence at preliminary probe on tax case

Mighty Corp asserts innocence at preliminary probe on tax case

Cigarette firm Mighty Corporation maintained that it has not violated any law as it submitted its counter-affidavit before the Department of Justice (DOJ) in response to the P26.93-billion tax evasion case filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

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VACC to gov’t: No deal with Mighty

A group of anticorruption advocates on Sunday called on the government not to entertain any compromise deal with homegrown cigarette maker Mighty Corp., whose top executives were facing investigation for alleged nonpayment of P36.5 billion in excise taxes on its cigarette products.

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BIR urges DOJ to indict top officials of Mighty Corp

BIR urges DOJ to indict top officials of Mighty Corp

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to order the indictment of top officials of homegrown cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. in the P9.6-billion tax evasion case it filed against them.

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Mighty Corp. tax evasion case nears conclusion—DOJ

Mighty Corp. tax evasion case nears conclusion—DOJ

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is close to concluding the preliminary investigation into the P9.564-billion tax evasion complaint filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) against the controversial cigarette firm Mighty Corporation on May 30.

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