10 months VACC laments STL’s exemption from TRAIN law MB
By Jel Santos Aside from not being able collect the maximum share in the Small Town Lottery (STL), the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) had also allowed the STL to operate without complying with the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) said. Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption “While reporting only a small portion of actual STL sales (the bigger portion goes to jueteng), even that is illegally exempted from the TRAIN law,” Anselmo Evangelista Jr., VACC president, said in a three-page letter to PCSO. “There is a clear bias in favor of STL operators. ... more