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Suspending TRAIN oil taxes will lower oil prices and ease inflation—IBON

October 23, 2021

Suspending oil excise taxes, can ease the burden of rising prices on ordinary Filipinos, and revenue losses can be compensated by suspending corporate tax cuts. These can be the start of a more progressive tax system and a prelude to better regulation and control over the country’s oil industry.

IBON 2021 Yearstarter Birdtalk Briefing Paper: Solving the pandemic crisis

February 21, 2021

The Philippines has the worst performing economy in ASEAN and is set to have the worst performing to as far away as South Asia and the rest of East Asia

CREATE’s three mistakes

February 7, 2021

From a development perspective, the fundamental problem is that CREATE asks the wrong question: what CIT will attract foreign investment? This puts us in a mindless race-to-the-bottom where our fiscal policy is defined by what corporations want rather than what national development and upholding social and economic rights demands.

On economic decline and passage of CREATE bill

February 1, 2021

Amid soaring public debt, congressional bicameral conference committee passes revenue-losing Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) bill.

IBON Executive Director on Bayanihan 2 and CREATE

November 27, 2020

#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

CREATE is for big business more than MSME’s

November 26, 2020

The Duterte administration doesn’t really care to stimulate the economy and is still taking care of big business instead of the economy or the people.

Duterte govt: Just Can’t Debt Enough

October 4, 2020

BY SONNY AFRICA

The debt crisis is already upon us – just not the kind that the economic managers and creditors are worried about where debt payments to lenders are interrupted.