Tax evasion raps filed vs Pagcor concessionaires, eye doctor

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 13 2012 01:06 PM | Updated as of Sep 13 2012 09:06 PM

MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday filed before the Department of Justice tax evasion cases worth almost P60 million against an eye doctor and two concessionaires of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. in Pampanga. 

The BIR filed tax evasion charges against Dr. Noel J. Lacsamana, sole proprietor of Lacsamana Eye Clinic, IEC Eye Center and IECON Pharma & Medical Services for around P7.08 million in taxes. Lacsamana allegedly attempted to evade the payment of income tax and failed to supply the BIR with correct and accurate information in his tax returns

Also, the BIR filed tax evasion charges against PAGCOR concessionaires in Angeles City. 

Yolanda Macabulos, sole proprietress of Luring's Barbecue Franchise, allegedly attempted to evade taxes and failed to provide correct information in the income tax and value-added tax returns. BIR is suing Macabulos for PP45.31 million in deficiency taxes, and P13.14 million in deficiency value added tax.

Maila Baluyot Laxamana, sole proprietress of Fracojan Catering Services, allegedly attempted to evade taxes and failed to file percentage tax returns and register as a VAT taxpayer. Laxamana is being sued for P6.84 million in deficiency income tax and P2.61 million in deficiency VAT.