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Tobacco excise tax collection rises 8% to P147 billion in 2019

Mary Grace Padin (The Philippine Star) - February 26, 2020 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Excise taxes collected from cigarette products rose to P147.4 billion in 2019, making up more than half of the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) “sin tax” collections during...

Dominguez lauds signing of new ‘sin’ tax measure (Manila Bulletin)

Published January 23, 2020, 10:00 PM By CHINO S. LEYCO Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said yesterday that President Duterte’s signing of the law imposing higher “sin” taxes on alcohol, electronic cigarettes and vapes has demonstrated the Chief Executive’s...

Duterte signs new taxes on alcohol, e-cigarettes into law (Rappler)

Published 10:07 PM, January 22, 2020 MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a measure that would increase taxes on alcohol and e-cigarettes. With its enactment, sin taxes on alcohol will be increased by around P35 to P50, and by...

House, Senate ratify Sin Tax bill

Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) - December 19, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate and the House of Representatives ratified last night the Sin Tax bill, which imposes higher taxes on alcohol, e-cigarettes/vapes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) to...

Senate okays higher ‘sin’ taxes to bankroll universal health care

By Butch Fernandez  December 17, 2019 THE Senate, working overtime Monday night, passed on third and final reading higher rates for so-called sin taxes on alcoholic beverages, heated tobacco products and vapor products to help bridge the funding gap for the...

Senate to rush ‘sin’ tax increases ahead of break (Businessworld)

December 16, 2019 | 12:31 am By Charmaine A. Tadalan Reporter THE MEASURE increasing excise tax imposed on alcohol products, electronic cigarettes and other vapor products may hurdle the Senate this week, a Senate leader said. Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel F....

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