Some individuals can get caught up with their investments by overlooking the tax consequences, including capital gains taxes. Whether you recently invested in your first property or already have a booming real estate portfolio, you should be well aware of all the income tax deductions you can gain. In every financial year, it’s crucial to meticulously monitor what you ...

Cancun is seeing a comeback in tourism after levels dipped during the pandemic as visitors ditch their masks and flock to the white sand beaches. A wide selection of activities catering to every taste coupled with virtually zero Covid-19 restrictions is helping the rebirth of the city. Tourism Surges Past Pre-Pandemic Levels The Airports of the Southeast group which ...

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FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS (FDI) jumped by 20% in August, even as tighter lockdown restrictions were imposed during the month. -- REUTERSFOREIGN DIRECT investments (FDI) jumped by 20% in August, although investors remained cautious as seen in the lower reinvestment of earnings and higher equity capital withdrawals. Data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed net inflows of FDI ...

A family has a picnic at the Quezon City Memorial Circle after mobility curbs were further loosened in Metro Manila. -- PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASTHE PHILIPPINE economy is now expected to grow by 4.5% this year, as looser lockdown restrictions support a rebound in consumer spending, according to Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research. The think tank in a ...

REUTERS CHINA'S ASIAN Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is assessing a proposed $250-million loan to support Philippine coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine procurement. In a document released on Wednesday, AIIB said the Philippines' project to procure more vaccines will be under the COVID-19 Crisis Recovery Facility. The total project cost of $553.66 million is expected to be co-financed by the Asian ...

THE PHILIPPINES is the fastest-growing internet economy in Southeast Asia fueled by e-commerce and food delivery services, according to a report by Google, Temasek, and Bain & Co. The e-Conomy Southeast Asia Report released on Wednesday showed the Philippines' overall internet economy in terms of gross merchandise value (GMV) will likely reach $40 billion in value by 2025 (Read related ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ EDD GUMBAN THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said all accredited farming and fisheries groups may be exempted from income taxes as long as they are registered as barangay micro-businesses. The BIR released Revenue Regulation No. 19-2021 which implements the tax incentive provisions of Republic Act No. 11321 or the Farmers and Fisherfolk Enterprise Development Program, also known ...

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter METRO PACIFIC Investments Corp. (MPIC) on Wednesday said it is exploring new opportunities as it expects 2022 to be a better year for the company amid prospects of economic recovery. "We are interested in expansion," MPIC President and Chief Executive Officer Jose Ma. K. Lim said at a virtual briefing, referring to the expansion ...

By Keren Concepcion G. Valmonte, Reporter SM INVESTMENTS Corp.'s (SMIC) consolidated net income in the first nine months surged by 79% to P27.2 billion from P15.2 billion a year ago, the company said, as its business units showed resilience in the third quarter. "Our third quarter results reflect the resilience of all our businesses and early signs of the economy ...