8 months Foreign workers should pay correct taxes – DOF MB |Biz
By Chino S. Leyco Foreign nationals working in the Philippines should pay all taxes imposed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Filipino citizens, the Department of Finance (DOF) said. DOF logo According to Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III, there is no other tax regime being implemented by the BIR for foreigners, including those in the Philippine offshore gaming operation (POGO), who are legally employed in the country on short and long-term period. For this reason, Dominguez said foreigners should pay the appropriate personal income tax to the national government, like what a Filipino citizen does. “They have ... more