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[Philippines] Cigarette makers 'cheat' on 'sin' tax payments

anti-tobacco advocates on Monday slammed cigarette companies whom they said have developed strategies to undermine the health law to avoid paying higher tax. Engr. Emer Rojas, Global Cancer ambassador and president of the New Vois Association of the Phil
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jul 16, 2013 05:11
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Victory in the Philippines: President Signs Historic Cigarette Tax Increase

President Benigno Aquino has signed a new law that will significantly increase cigarette taxes. This new law will help reduce tobacco's deadly toll in the Philippines, where 28 percent of the population smokes - including nearly half of all men - and mor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 27, 2012 05:22
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[Philippines] Biazon ignores tobacco anomaly

He continues to be blind as to how Mighty Corporation, an ertswhile small but now a big player in the cigarette manufacturing business, is able to import tobacco at 85 percent below the average world price.
Malaya (ph)
added Nov 20, 2013 15:31
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[Philippines] BIR issues new tobacco, alcohol excise tax rates

Smokers who patronize lower-priced cigarette brands will have to pay more to get their fix starting next week as the Bureau of Internal Revenue has issued new rules on the implementation of revised excise tax rates under the sin tax reform law.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 29, 2012 12:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco firms' influence in PH gov't among highest in SEA

With a score of 71, the Philippines ranks 3rd in the first-ever Tobacco Industry Interference Index released by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca). The Philippines follows Indonesia (78) and Malaysia (72). Following the Philippines ar
Rappler (ph)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:55
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[Philippines] Local cigarette firm welcomes probe

Mighty Tobacco Corp., a maker of cheap local cigarettes, said Tuesday its corporate records have always been transparent and are open for scrutiny to anyone, including those in Congress. “We welcome in particular the orders of the Bureau of Customs and t
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 5, 2013 16:50
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines probes $126m in cigarette tax losses

Today-almost one year into the effectivity of the Sin Tax Reform Law - their warnings have proved almost prescient. Information provided by the country's largest tobacco manufacturer showed that the government may have lost as much as P4.4 billion (S$12
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:46
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[Philippines] BIR downplays shortfall in tobacco tax collection

The Bureau of Internal Revenue fell short by P1.2 billion in its collection of tobacco taxes in the first half of the year. But BIR Commissioner Kim Henares remains confident the agency will be able to meet its P51.66 billion full-year collection target
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Jul 16, 2013 05:00
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[Philippines] British American Tobacco might bring new brands to PHL

Cigarette company British American Tobacco Philippines is looking into the possibility of bringing new brands to the country to expand its market share. "We are expanding our geographical reach to help increase our sales," said BAT Philippines general m
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 13, 2013 12:06
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[Philippines] 'Huge' demand for Pall Mall cigarettes in PH - BAT

Pall Mall Boost and Pall Mall Switch, which have a suggested retail price of P25 per pack, are two of the fastest-growing cigarettes brands in conveience stores. Bookless assured that BAT is increasing its production to meet the demand requirements.
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added May 29, 2014 01:07
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