The Purpose of the Act It is the State’s policy to protect and promote the right of health of the people and instill health consciousness among them. Hence the State must endeavor to protect the people from public health threats through efficient and effective disease surveillance. This includes infectious diseases that...

Consistent with the continuous changes which the current administration on the Philippines’ tax system, following the major amendments brought about by the TRAIN Law, House Bill No 4147, otherwise known as the CITIRA, is the next major change brought about by the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program. The CITIRA Bill is...

DOLE COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES  With the imposition of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) on account of the COVID-19 outbreak, businesses across the Philippines have seen their operations curtailed, if not shut down. Under the Malacanang directive imposing ECQ, only a select private establishments are allowed to remain open....

UPDATES ON COMPLIANCE MATTERS AND FILING DEADLINES With the imposition of the Enhanced Community Quarantine on account of the COVID-19 outbreak, multiple Philippine government agencies have promulgated new rules and guidelines concerning compliance with filing deadlines and regulatory issuances. This bulletin summarizes guidelines as of 24 March 2020 that have been...