BIR: Preparing for the Challenges of E-Commerce

BIR: Preparing for the Challenges of E-Commerce

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With the recent promulgation into law of Republic Act No. 8792, The Electronic Commerce Act (ECA), which provides for the legal recognition and use of electronic commercial and non-commercial transactions, it now becomes imperative for the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to introduce this concept into its existing tax administration system. Section 27 of the… Read more »

IBM Executive Quits Job to Sell Danggit and Pusit Online

IBM Executive Quits Job to Sell Danggit and Pusit Online

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Thirty-three year old Jovel Cipriano has been working for IBM Philippines for the last 5 years handling its Visayas-Mindanao operations. Very recently, Cipriano decided to give up his full-time work to focus on his growing dotcom business, Pinoydelikasi.com. A web site that is selling Filipino delicacies over the Internet such as dried mangos, danggit, dried… Read more »

Vigilance is Key to E-Commerce Growth

Vigilance is Key to E-Commerce Growth

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Eversince the Internet in the Philippines came about 6 years ago, a lot of people have spotted immediately on how it can play a role in changing the lives of society in general, including government. In the past three years, it was able to demonstrate its power when issues such as phone metering, Y2K, and… Read more »

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