Taxpayers are now a step closer to an easier process of paying taxes as the Senate approved on third and final reading a proposed measure that would simplify the process of paying taxes and strengthen taxpayers’ rights, Senator Win Gatchalian said.
Senator Win Gatchalian said both customers and merchants alike are expected to enjoy better protection when shopping online as the Senate approved on third and final reading a proposed measure that intends to address several uncertainties encountered by both online consumers and businesses when buying and selling online.
Senator Win Gatchalian said Filipino elderlies reaching the age of eighty (80) and ninety (90) will soon have the chance to enjoy a cash gift of P10,000 and P20,000, respectively, as the Senate approved on third and final reading Senate Bill No. 2028.
Senator Win Gatchalian said migrant workers and senior citizens will soon have the chance to renew their passports virtually as the Senate approved on third and final reading Senate Bill 2001 or the New Philippine Passport Act.
Senator Win Gatchalian said the call for an immediate ban against Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the country is gaining ground, expressing confidence that the realization of his recommendation will soon take place.
Only 64% of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) graduates for 2022 took assessments for national certifications, Senator Win Gatchalian flagged during a hearing on the agency’s proposed 2024 budget.
The Senate Committee on Ways and Means, led by Senator Win Gatchalian, has mustered enough support for its call to immediately expel Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) from the country in a bid to help maintain peace and order and sustain economic growth.
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the enactment of a legislation that would establish Philippine maritime zones saying this would strengthen and help enforce the country’s claim over the West Philippine Sea, as affirmed by a 2016 arbitral ruling.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to prioritize the expansion and rehabilitation of existing airports to enhance air travel and support the tourism industry.