The Duties and Powers of the Senate President

Senate President: Duties and Powers

The President of the Senate of the Philippines or simply, the Senate President is the presiding officer and the highest-ranking official of the upper house of the Congress or the Senate of the Philippines. He or she is also the […]

Guide to Registering a Sole Proprietorship Business

Guide to Registering a Sole Proprietorship Business

Setting up a sole proprietorship business is considerably faster and simpler than partnerships and corporations. Thus, this type of business organization is ideal for startups and small businesses with less complicated operations and organizational structure. The Steps in Registering Your […]

Itemized Deduction vs. Optional Standard Deduction

Itemized Deduction vs. Optional Standard Deduction

The Bureau of Internal Revenues provides business owners and self-employed PRC licensed professionals and non-PRC licensed professional with two types of income tax deduction schemes. These are the Itemized Deduction and Optional Standard Deduction. For taxpayers who want to minimize […]

eBIRForms: No Email Confirmation

eBIRForms: No Email Confirmation

The Bureau of Internal Revenues launched the eBIRForms application in 2014 and mandated taxpayers to use this channel starting 2015. Through the application, individuals can conveniently fill out BIR forms and calculate their tax dues, as well as file their […]

Top 6 Budget Hotels in Metro Manila

Top 6 Budget Hotels in Metro Manila

Luxury hotels have sprawled across the capital metropolitan area of the Philippines due to the thriving consumer economy and pervasiveness of urbanization and commercialization. Of course, these hotels are relatively expensive, especially for budget-conscious tourists and visitors. However, several budget […]

Things To Do In Intramuros

Things To Do In Intramuros

Intramuros might be a remnant of the colonial past of the Philippines, but it remains flourishing. Within the Walled City are historical landmarks built during the Spanish era and commercial establishments that make it one of the top tourist destinations […]

Top 4 Tourist Destinations in Manila City

Top 4 Tourist Destinations in Manila City

Most foreigners and even some locals often use “Manila” to refer to the metropolitan area called Metro Manila. However, this is quite inaccurate. Manila is actually the capital city of the Philippines and one of the cities of Metro Manila […]