Posts Tagged Tobacco Excise Tax

Duterte to sign tobacco excise tax this week

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 24, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the proposed tobacco excise tax law this week according to the Department of Finance (DOF) on Wednesday (July 24). Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua said the...

DOH lauds tobacco tax bill passage in Congress

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 6, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH) lauded Congress for approving the bill that seeks to increase taxes in tobacco and alcohol. The Senate has approved the said bill, 21-0 during the...

Duterte certifies as urgent the bill seeking higher taxes on tobacco

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 29, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the bill that seeks to increase taxes on tobacco products. The certification was signed by Duterte on Tuesday (May 28) “to address the...

Protests welcome Senate hearing on tobacco excise tax

Marje Pelayo   •   January 29, 2019

PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Senate’s inquiry on the proposed excise tax on tobacco products was welcomed by protesters who are advocates of the bill. Sin-tax supporters called on legislators...

HOR recommends raps vs. Imee Marcos over misuse of tobacco excise tax

Marje Pelayo   •   July 6, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability has recommended the filing of charges against Governor Imee Marcos and other officials of the provincial...

HOR likely to recommend plunder case against Imee Marcos

UNTV News   •   October 9, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Governor Imee Marcos might face plunder charges for her allegedly anomalous use of the tobacco excise tax fund of the province for the purchase of  overpriced vehicles,...


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