• BIR files P268M tax evasion case vs doctor, 2 firms


    The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed tax evasion cases worth a total of P268.3 million against three alleged delinquent taxpayers on Thursday.

    Among those charged for willful failure to pay tax or violating Section 255 of the Tax Code was the sole proprietor of IDS Employment Services, engaged in the business of manpower services.

    The owner was sued for unpaid taxes for taxable year 2007 in the aggregate amount of P3.62 million, inclusive of increments. The amount covers unpaid income tax, value-added tax (VAT), expanded withholding tax (EWT), and registration fee.

    Also charged was TFN Far East Inc. (TFN Far East) and its president and chairman.

    TFN Far East is a domestic corporation registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as being engaged in the business of wholesale and retail trading of goods and commodities, wares, and merchandise.

    The firm and its responsible corporate officer were assessed deficiency tax liabilities for taxable year 2007 in the sum of P238.73 million. The amount includes income tax of P170.12 million, VAT of P63.66 million, EWT of P4.93 million and penalties.

    The BIR also sued an intervention cardiologist for “willful attempt to evade or defeat tax, deliberate failure to supply correct and accurate information in his income tax Return (ITR) for taxable years 2006 to 2013, willful failure to file VAT Returns for taxable years 2006 to 2012 and for the 1st, 2nd and 4th quarters of taxable year 2013, and failure to register as VAT taxpayer.”


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