Posts Tagged cigarettes

P4M worth of cigarettes misdeclared as ‘paper hand towel’ seized in Quezon City

Marje Pelayo   •   June 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs Port of NAIA confiscated a total of 2,520 reams of cigarettes with an estimated market value of P4 million misdeclared as “paper hand...

BOC destroys P50-M worth of misdeclared cigarettes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 8, 2020

Around P50 million worth of misdeclared cigarettes from China were destroyed by the Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Cagayan de Oro last October 2. The cigarettes came from different shipments...

Bicam approves proposed add’l taxes on cigarettes, salty foods, alcohol, vapor products

Maris Federez   •   December 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines— The two chambers of Congress have agreed on the final version of the Sin Tax Law. The Bicameral Conference Committee on Wednesday (Dec. 18) approved the bill that...

Senate eyes sin tax higher than House version

Maris Federez   •   November 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate Committee on Ways and Means on Monday said that they are targeting to pass a bill that will press for sin taxes which are much...

Duterte supports proposed tax increase on cigarettes, alcoholic drinks

Marje Pelayo   •   January 8, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte supports the proposal to increase taxes on cigarettes and alcoholic beverages. The proposal presented by the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of...

P3.3B worth of mighty cigarettes destroyed in Bulacan

admin   •   December 14, 2017

 MANILA, Philippines — Authorities on Wednesday began to destroy tonnes of cigarettes confiscated by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) from the warehouse of the Mighty Corporation in Bulacan and...

Oil, cigarettes, luxury vehicles, top 3 products that cause gov’t revenue losses

admin   •   February 15, 2017

  PHILIPPINES — Aside from the millions of pesos worth of smuggled agricultural products like rice and onions, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is also now looking into reports that...


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