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Blessed with income tax incentives, it pays to know your compliance...

Sunday was the Feast of the Sto. Niño or the Child Jesus. While attending Sunday mass, we were reminded to be obedient like a child to be more worthy of the kingdom of God. Obey the rules and you will be rewarded.

Forgetting the past and moving forward for taxpayers

Last Saturday, I had my monthly checkup with my gynecologist. Unfortunately, on our way to the hospital, I slipped off the last stair in our condominium lobby. With my right foot sprained, I thought of rescheduling my checkup, as it was so difficult to walk. With a baby inside me, however, I needed to push through. I needed to ensure that she (Yes, it’s a girl!) is fine and was not harmed due to my carelessness. Thankfully, I was able to proceed with my checkup, and the baby is fine.

Tax reform: Single tax rate on investment income?

THE 50:30:20 rule is the most popular rule on how your income should be spent. According to various studies, you should reserve 50% of your income for essentials like rent, food and transportation, 30% for discretionary spending, and at least 20% for savings.

Wish list for tax assessment

Everyone has a wish list. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “wish list” as “a list of desired but often realistically unobtainable items.” I have my...