Tag Archives: BIR
- PAGCOR wins Supreme Court fight with Philippine taxman
February 20, 2015
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has won a major court victory over the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). PAGCOR’s charter states that it must pay a 5% franchise tax on income derived from gaming operations – including the licensing of casinos – while corporate tax is payable on...
- PH senator wants Senate inquiry on PAGCOR/BIR tax row
September 9, 2014
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (PAGCOR) tax issues in the Philippines aren’t over yet. Now, the Philippine senate is getting involved. Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito has proposed an inquiry into the issue. Ejercito pointed out the possibility of any collusion between PAGCOR and the four casino operators in...
- PAGCOR, licensees tax arrangement has no BIR blessing
June 30, 2014
The Philippines' Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) wasn't given the heads-up when the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) struck up a deal with the operators of the four integrated resorts in Entertainment City. That was the information BIR Chief Kim Henares told the Manila Bulletin when asked on what...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017