BIR: Sugar tax helped raise collections by 15 percent

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Posted at Feb 10 2018 12:33 AM | Updated as of Sep 06 2018 01:22 PM

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The Bureau of Internal Revenue is getting a boost from the new excise taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages, commissioner Caesar Dulay said. 

It's already helped push collections up 15 percent in January. But as Warren de Guzman reports, the agency will also have to contend with all changes as the Department of Finance pushes forward with more tax reforms. - Business Nightly, ANC, February 9, 2018