Solon wants exemption for individual taxpayers raised to Php100,000

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A neophyte lawmaker is seeking to increase the personal exemption for individual taxpayers to Php100,000 from the present Php50,000 so that the government can reduce the burden of the people and alleviate their economic condition. Rep. Evelio R. Leonardia (Lone...

Solon seeks granting of two-week family and medical leave for employees

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A neophyte lawmaker is seeking the granting of two weeks of unpaid leave a year to employees whose spouse, parent, unmarried child or who themselves suffer from serious illness. Rep. Gus Tambunting (2nd District, Parañaque City) raised this proposal through...