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Save the schools! Palawan Board Member Ryan Maminta leads calls vs tax hike on private schools

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Palawan has added its voice to those supporting private schools in their bid to fight a higher income tax rate.

In a Facebook post, Board Member Ryan Maminta said the provincial board has approved his resolution expressing opposition to the planned increase of the income tax on private schools from 10 percent to 25 percent.

It also backed the swift passage of the bill of Sen. Sonny Angara that seeks to correct the Bureau of Internal Revenue regulation being protested by the private schools.

Save the schools!

“TUTOL KAMI SA 25% INCOME TAX SA PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Noong nakaraang nakaraang Martes, ika-95th Regular Session ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan ay nagpatala at sa tulong ng ating mga kasamang Board Members ay naaprubahan po ang Resolusyon ng inyong lingkod na nagpapahayag ng pagtutol at pagpapabawi ng kautusan ng BIR, RR No. 5-2021, na magtataas ng 25% mula sa 10% income tax ng mga private schools.

Kasabay rin nito ang pagpasa ng Resolusyon natin ng pagsuporta sa mabilisang pagsasabatas ng Senate Bill 2279 ni Sen. Sonny Angara-full upang maitama ang nasabing kautusan ng BIR.

#AlagangAngara

#BMRDM #LakasngKabataan

#RepormaDamayanMamamayan

#MatinoMahusayMaaasahan,” Maminta posted.