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Tax sharing in the ConCom’s draft charter

THE CONSTITUTION drafted by the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution (ConCom) had drawn negative reactions, which went into a high crescendo with regard to the sharing of national taxes between the central government and local governments in relation to their responsibilities and functions. Oddly, this was initiated by certain Cabinet secretaries themselves. This was followed with fanfare by the business community.

The Barangay System

I HAVE always thought that the barangay system, if properly harnessed, can provide great benefits to the country in molding the desired cultural and social character of the Filipino.

Taxation under the draft ConCom Constitution

I WAS very surprised about the final output of the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution. The resulting proposed constitution is not federalism at all!