Senator Win Gatchalian has called on the labor department to fast track a detailed program that would assist Filipino workers who could potentially be displaced by the closure of Philippine Overseas Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the event that they are banned in the country.
Philippine Overseas Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the country have under declared tax payments to the government as shown by discrepancies between gross gaming revenues they submitted to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), Senator Win Gatchalian said.
Senator Win Gatchalian wants taxpayers to have ease in paying their taxes by putting in place a tax administration system that is effective and expedient which will encourage taxpayers to pay their taxes truthfully and timely.
Dismayed by lower-than-expected revenue collection from Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations, Senator Win Gatchalian wants a Senate inquiry to measure the economic costs and benefits of POGO operations in the country.
In a bid to ease worsening traffic congestion in Metro Manila, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for increased adoption of remote working arrangements anew.
To fast track the distribution of public and social services to beneficiaries, Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing that government financial institutions create a bank account for every unbanked Filipino.
With poverty incidence in the country reaching almost 20 million in 2021 from more than 17 million in 2018, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the national government to promote inclusive growth and social protection to lift Filipinos out of poverty.
The passage of the law regulating vintage vehicles can make automobile restoration a thriving industry in the country, capitalizing on the unique and skilled craftsmanship of Filipino mechanics and paving the way for the Philippines to compete in the international market.
Senator Win Gatchalian vowed to pursue measures institutionalizing tax cuts for work-from-home employees, additional benefits to construction workers, and condoning penalties for unpaid Social Security System (SSS) contributions of household employers.