8 months The taxman cometh Manilatimes |Biz
MERCEDES SULEIKIt was T.S. Eliot who said, “April is the cruellest month…” Indeed, it is the month that brings much anxiety among individuals and corporations because it is the time to pay taxes. I suppose next to the Ides of March, this is one of the most dreaded months to many. It is said, “There are only two things in life that are certain – death and taxes.” No wonder the BIR has become some sort of a bogey man, and that most people believe the worst of BIR employees. Most taxpayers, especially those who do not work for ... more