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TAX MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JUNE

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

27 June 2024 (Thursday)

11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Makati Diamond Residences

 

Guest Speakers:

Sudarshan Kasturirangan

Asia Pacific Region Tax Specialist

UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

 

 Aljo Quintans

SDG Specialist, UNDP Philippines

 

Topic:

“The Role of Tax in Achieving SDGs”

 

TAX SEMINAR

27 June 2024 (Thursday)

(after the June GMM)

Makati Diamond Residences

 

Guest Speakers:

Atty. Carlo Navarro

Southeast Asia Transfer Pricing Leader

Deloitte/Navarro Amper & Co.

 

Atty. Maria Margarita Mallari-Acaban

 SGV & Co.

 

Topic:

“BEPS2.0- Update, Issues and

Challenges in Implementation”

 

JULY

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

25 July 2024 (Thursday)

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

via zoom

 

INTERNATIONAL TAX SUMMIT

29 August 2024 (Thursday)

 

OCTOBER

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

10 October 2024 (Thursday)

11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Makati Diamond Residences

 

NOVEMBER

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

28 November 2024 (Thursday)

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

via zoom

 

DECEMBER

CHRISTMAS PARTY

5 December 2024 (Thursday)

 

 

 

LATEST NEWS

OTHER NEWS

Lingkod TMAP 2023

Volunteers from TMAP member firms provided assistance to taxpayers on April 13, 14, and 17, 2023 at Revenue Region (RR) Nos. 7A, 7B, 8A, and 8B.  TMAP volunteers answered queries from various individual taxpayers on income tax return filing requirements and assisted some taxpayers in computing their income tax payable for the taxable year 2022.

 

Read moreLingkod TMAP 2023 Volunteers from TMAP member firms provided assistance to taxpayers on April 13, 14, and 17, 2023 at Revenue Region (RR) Nos. 7A, 7B, 8A, and 8B.  TMAP volunteers answered queries from various individual taxpayers on income tax return filing requirements and assisted some taxpayers in computing their income tax payable for the taxable year 2022. TMAP President Atty. Suzette A. Celicious-Sy spearheaded Lingkod TMAP 2023 together with the help of Project Chairpersons for each Revenue Region, namely, Director Roselle Caraig (RR No. 7A), Director Mike Garcia (RR No. 7B), Director Kenny Mijares (RR No. 8A), and Vice-President for Internal Affairs Jacquie Yu-Villar (RR No. 8B) TMAP wishes to thank the volunteers from the following member firms for their participation in Lingkod TMAP 2023: Layug, Celicious-Sy & Villapando Law Office; Isla Lipana & Co. – PWC; Salvador Llanillo & Bernardo (SLB); Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & de Los Angeles; Mazars Philippines – Yu Villar Tadeja & Co; SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan; Morfe, Ceneta & Co., CPAs; SM Investments Corporation, Suy Sing Commercial Corporation, and other member firms who supported the activity. 

TMAP 2023 Officers and Members of the Board of Directors Visit Tulay ng Kabataan

On May 30, 2023, the Officers and Directors of TMAP visited ANAK-Tulay ng Kabataan (ANAK-Tnk) Foundation in Quezon City and turned over TMAP’s donation to the foundation.

 

Read moreTMAP 2023 Officers and Members of the Board of Directors Visit Tulay ng Kabataan On May 30, 2023, the Officers and Directors of TMAP visited ANAK-Tulay ng Kabataan (ANAK-Tnk) Foundation in Quezon City and turned over TMAP’s donation to the foundation.  ANAK-Tnk is a non-governmental organization founded in 1998 to support Metro Manila’s street children.  The mission of the ANAK-Tnk is to bring back the smiles and dignity of Metro Manila’s most unfortunate children.  TMAP Officers and Directors met ANAK-Tnk’s Executive Director, Father Matthieu Dauchez, its administrators, and the children under their care. 

TMAP Holds Its May GMM with Talk on Cryptocurrency Basics

On May 25, 2023, TMAP held its May 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at the Makati Diamond Residences.

 

Read moreTMAP Holds Its May GMM with Talk on Cryptocurrency Basics On May 25, 2023, TMAP held its May 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at the Makati Diamond Residences.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Atty. Nadaine Tongco-Edades, Associate General Counsel and Head of Tax and Finance of Enjin Pte. Ltd, who gave a talk on the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies.  Atty. Tongco-Edades discussed the history, basic concepts, pros and cons, and regulatory landscape of cryptocurrencies. 

TMAP Holds Its June GMM with a Talk on REITs

On June 29, 2023, TMAP held its June 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Atty. Roel A. Refran, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc.  Atty. Refran gave a talk on the basic regulatory framework of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in the Philippines.  He also provides updates and developments on REITs

Read moreTMAP Holds Its June GMM with a Talk on REITs On June 29, 2023, TMAP held its June 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Atty. Roel A. Refran, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc.  Atty. Refran gave a talk on the basic regulatory framework of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in the Philippines.  He also provides updates and developments on REITs. 

TMAP Holds Its 13th Annual Gold Tournament and Bingo Socials

On July 21, 2023, TMAP held its 13th Annual Golf Tournament at the Ayala Greenfields Golf and Leisure Club in Calamba, Laguna.  More than 50 golfers participated in the annual tournament with the top prize going to Mr. Louie Yupangco from PwC Philippines/Isla Lipana & Co.

Read moreTMAP Holds Its 13th Annual Golf Tournament and Bingo Socials On July 21, 2023, TMAP held its 13th Annual Golf Tournament at the Ayala Greenfields Golf and Leisure Club in Calamba, Laguna.  More than 50 golfers participated in the annual tournament with the top prize going to Mr. Louie Yupangco from PwC Philippines/Isla Lipana & Co.   There was also a Bingo social and raffle event that took place for non-golfers.  The proceeds of the tournament will be used for TMAP’s outreach and advocacy projects for the year. 

TMAP Holds July GMM with Updates from the BLGF

On July 27, 2023, TMAP held its July 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at the Makati Diamond Residence.  The guest speakers from the GMM were Mr. Niño Raymond B. Alvina, the Executive Director of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) and Ms. Brenda L. Miranda, OIC Director of Local Fiscal Policy Service of the BLGF.

Read moreTMAP Holds July GMM with Updates from the BLGF On July 27, 2023, TMAP held its July 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at the Makati Diamond Residence.  The guest speakers from the GMM were Mr. Niño Raymond B. Alvina, the Executive Director of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) and Ms. Brenda L. Miranda, OIC Director of Local Fiscal Policy Service of the BLGF.  Mr. Alvina and Ms. Miranda provided updates on the relevant rulings and issuances of the BLGF and the Department of Finance. 

TMAP Holds August GMM with Updates from the PCC

On August 31, 2023, TMAP held its August 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Atty.  Lolibeth Ramit-Medrano, Commissioner of the Philippine Competition Commission.  Commissioner Ramit-Medrano discussed the basic regulatory framework on competition in the Philippines and the significant provisions of the Philippine Competition Act and its implementing rules and regulations.

Read moreTMAP Holds August GMM with Updates from the PCC On August 31, 2023, TMAP held its August 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Atty.  Lolibeth Ramit-Medrano, Commissioner of the Philippine Competition Commission.  Commissioner Ramit-Medrano discussed the basic regulatory framework on competition in the Philippines and the significant provisions of the Philippine Competition Act and its implementing rules and regulations. 

September 2023 TMAP Events

TMAP will hold its September 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) onsite at the Makati Diamond Residences on September 28, 2023.  Guest speaker for the GMM will be ACIR Jethro Sabarriage who will lead a fireside chat on Large Taxpayer Service (LTS) updates.  On the same day, TMAP will also hold its second tax seminar for the year with the following honored resource speakers:

Read moreSeptember 2023 TMAP Events  TMAP will hold its September 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) onsite at the Makati Diamond Residences on September 28, 2023.  Guest speaker for the GMM will be ACIR Jethro Sabarriage who will lead a fireside chat on Large Taxpayer Service (LTS) updates.  On the same day, TMAP will also hold its second tax seminar for the year with the following honored resource speakers:
    ​Hon. Catherine T. Manahan
    Associate Justice    Court of Tax Appeals    Topic: Recent Tax Jurisprudence     Hon. Rufino C. Cantaros, Jr.    Chief of Staff, Office of the Commissioner    Bureau of Internal Revenue    Topic: Updates on Run After Fake Transactions (RAFT) Task Force     Hon. James H. Roldan    Assistant Commissioner, Enforcement & Advocacy Service    Bureau of Internal Revenue    Topic: Updates on Run After Tax Evaders (RATE) Program     Atty. Carlo L. Navarro    Deloitte Southeast Asia Transfer Pricing Leader    Topic: Updates on Transfer Pricing
Please wait for the registration links which will be sent by the TMAP Secretariat through Glue Up.  Hope to see you there!
 

TMAP Holds its Second Tax Seminar for 2023

On September 28, 2023, TMAP held its second tax seminar for the year with the following honored resource speakers:

Read moreTMAP Holds its Second Tax Seminar in 2023 On September 28, 2023, TMAP held its second tax seminar for the year with the following honored resource speakers: Hon. Catherine T. ManahanAssociate JusticeCourt of Tax AppealsTopic: Recent Tax Jurisprudence Hon. Rufino C. Cantaros, Jr.Chief of Staff, Office of the CommissionerBureau of Internal RevenueTopic: Updates on Run After Fake Transactions (RAFT) Task Force Hon. James H. RoldanAssistant Commissioner, Enforcement & Advocacy ServiceBureau of Internal RevenueTopic: Updates on Run After Tax Evaders (RATE) Program Atty. Carlo L. NavarroDeloitte Southeast Asia Transfer Pricing LeaderTopic: Updates on Transfer Pricing   

TMAP Holds its September GMM with a Fireside Chat with ACIR Sabariaga of the LTS

On September 28, 2023, TMAP held its September 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at the Makati Diamond Residences.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Assistant Commissioner (ACIR) Jethro Sabariaga, ACIR for the Large Taxpayers Service (LTS) of the Bureau of Internal Revenue.

Read moreTMAP Holds its September GMM with a Fireside Chat with ACIR Sabariaga of the LTS On September 28, 2023, TMAP held its September 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at the Makati Diamond Residences.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Assistant Commissioner (ACIR) Jethro Sabariaga, ACIR for the Large Taxpayers Service (LTS) of the Bureau of Internal Revenue.  ACIR Sabariaga led a fireside chat on the updates on the policies of the LTS as well as issues and challenges faced by the large taxpayers under the jurisdiction of the LTS.   

TMAP Holds its October GMM with a Discussion on Eat Bulaga IP Dispute

On October  26, 2023, TMAP held its October 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Atty. Ray Anthony O. Pinoy, Senior Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property (IP) Practice at Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose Law Office.

Read moreTMAP Holds its October GMM with a Discussion on Eat Bulaga IP Dispute On October  26, 2023, TMAP held its October 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Atty. Ray Anthony O. Pinoy, Senior Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property (IP) Practice at Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose Law Office.  Atty. Pinoy discussed the issues that are involved in the ongoing Eat Bulaga IP dispute and provided his personal views and different perspectives on how this may be resolved.

TMAP Holds its November GMM with a Discussion on ESG Matters

On November 29, 2023, TMAP held its November 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Ms. Catherine H. Lipana-Gomez, the ESG and Sustainability Partner of the Deals and Corporate Finance Practice of Isla Lipana & Co. PwC Philippines.

Read moreTMAP Holds its November GMM with a Discussion on ESG Matters On November 29, 2023, TMAP held its November 2023 General Membership Meeting (GMM) via Zoom.  The guest speaker for the GMM was Ms. Catherine H. Lipana-Gomez, the ESG and Sustainability Partner of the Deals and Corporate Finance Practice of Isla Lipana & Co. PwC Philippines.  Ms. Lipana-Gomez discussed matters relating to Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG).  She also discussed what sustainability is and what it means to businesses.

TMAP Holds its Annual Christmas Party at Makati Diamond Residences

On December 7, 2023, TMAP held its Annual Christmas Party at the Makati Diamond Residences.  The theme for this year-end party was Barbie and Ken Christmas.  TMAP’s Special Events Committee organized various games and activities for the event.

Read moreTMAP Holds its Annual Christmas Party at Makati Diamond Residences On December 7, 2023, TMAP held its Annual Christmas Party at the Makati Diamond Residences.  The theme for this year-end party was Barbie and Ken Christmas.  TMAP’s Special Events Committee organized various games and activities for the event. The incoming members of the 2024 Board of Directors of TMAP were also presented to the members during the event.  The members of the 2024 TMAP Board of Directors are the following: Jacqueline Villar – Yu-Villar Tadeja & Co./Mazars PhilippinesCarina C. Laforteza – SyCip Salazar Hernandez & GatmaitanMartin Ignacio D. Mijares – Salvador Llanillo & Bernardo, Attorneys-at-LawIrwin C. Nidea, Jr. – Du-Baladad & Associates/BDB LawRhea M. Mangubat – Gerodias Suchianco Estrella Law FirmMaria Gracia L. Morfe – Morfe Ceneta & Co., CPAsRoselle Y. Caraig – Isla Lipana & Co./ PwC PhilippinesCresencio T. Meneses I – SM Investments CorporationMichael Jude R. Dolot – Optum Global Solutions (Philippines) Inc.Rachelle Ann C. Baod-Montalvo – Individual MemberMadeline Z. Villapando – Layug Celicious-Sy and VillapandoSarah Janine P. Davalos – Metro Pacific Investments CorporationMary Elizabeth M. Belmonte – Martinez Vergara & Gonzalez SociedadAlvin Noel R. Saldaña – Navarro Amper & Co./Deloitte PhilippinesMichael P. Garcia – Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & de los AngelesSuzette A. Celicious-Sy – Layug Celicious-Sy and Villapando  

First GMM and Induction of 2024 TMAP Officers

On 25 January 2024, TMAP held its First General Membership Meeting at the Makati Diamond Residences. In her inaugural address, incoming TMAP President Atty. Jacqueline M. Yu-Villar talked about this year’s theme – “Shaping a Sustainable Tax Leadership” – and laid down her plans and programs.

Read moreFirst GMM and Induction of 2024 TMAP Officers On 25 January 2024, TMAP held its First General Membership Meeting at the Makati Diamond Residences. In her inaugural address, incoming TMAP President Atty. Jacqueline M. Yu-Villar talked about this year’s theme – “Shaping a Sustainable Tax Leadership” – and laid down her plans and programs. As part of the keynote address, Atty. Alta Garcia (Director in the Office of Senator Sherwin “Win”  T. Gatchalian for the Committee on Ways and Means) went through the different tax reform proposals that are presently subject to Senate deliberations. The 2024 TMAP Officers and Directors were inducted by TMAP Past President Serafin U. Salvador Jr. (1985-1986) and Past Presidents were also admitted and recognized as Lifetime Members of TMAP. The following day, the 2024 TMAP Officers and Directors met with Senator Win Gatchalian who formally administered the Oath of Office and discussed in further detail the Senate’s tax agenda for 2024.   

TMAP Holds Its April 2024 GMM

On April 25, 2024, TMAP held its April 2024 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at Makati Diamond Residences and hosted the following guest speakers who gave an overview and updates on CHAT GPT and Harnessing AI for the Legal Tax Professions:

 

Read moreTMAP Holds Its April 2024 GMM On April 25, 2024, TMAP held its April 2024 General Membership Meeting (GMM) at Makati Diamond Residences and hosted the following guest speakers who gave an overview and updates on CHAT GPT and Harnessing AI for the Legal Tax Professions: Atty. Rabelais F. MedinaIT Professional/Lawyer Atty. Oliver Xavier ReyesFaculty member at the University of the Philippines College of Law, Mr. Jesehl Charles BascoChief Technology Officer, Legaldex AI Atty. Jocel Isidro DilagSpecial Counsel, Leflegis Legal Services Faculty, University of the Philippines College of Law and Asian Institute Management.  TMAP President Atty. Jacqueline Yu-Villar also administered the oath of new membership to our new member, Ma. Jonalyn F.  Baggayan  (Additional Representative) of Chevron (Philippines), Inc.

TMAP Holds its 14th Annual Golf Tournament and Bingo Socials

On May 23, 2024, TMAP held its 14th Annual Golf Tournament and Bingo Socials at the Valley Golf and Country Club in Antipolo, Rizal. The proceeds of this event will be used for TMAP’s outreach and advocacy projects.

 

Read moreTMAP Holds its 14th Annual Golf Tournament and Bingo Socials On May 23, 2024, TMAP held its 14th Annual Golf Tournament and Bingo Socials at the Valley Golf and Country Club in Antipolo, Rizal. The proceeds of this event will be used for TMAP’s outreach and advocacy projects. Below are the winners of the Golf Tournament: MEN’S DIVISION: Overall (lowest gross) - Mark Gorriceta Champion - Class A - Jay Razon1st Runner up - Class A - Emer Aceron2nd Runner up - Class A - Jose Gorriceta Champion - Class B - Jun Caramat1st Runner up - Class B - Mark Aloysius Vergara2nd Runner up - Class B - Jonald Vergara Champion - Class C - Michael Guari1st Runner up - Class C - Romel Curiba2nd Runner up - Class C - Joel Roy Navarro WOMEN’S DIVISION: Champion - Judy Lardizabal1st Runner up - Ria Dam2nd Runner up - Maria Carmelita Torres Most accurate drive - Mark Gorriceta Longest drive - Jose Luis Yupangco / Roselle Caraig Nearest to the pin - Joel Navarro Longest putt - Melvin Vergara