Oil tax hike insensitive and will make poor Filipinos suffer more
May 5, 2020
Raising taxes on imported oil products will push prices up and burden many poor households already struggling with jobs and income losses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Poor and middle class burdened most by TRAIN’s oil taxes
October 3, 2018
The higher oil excise taxes of the Duterte administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) is a greater burden on the poor and middle class than the rich, said research group IBON. The poor and middle class, even those few with gains from personal income tax cuts, will suffer cuts in their standard of […]