The Subic Bay Freeport Chamber of Commerce (SBFCC) organized a webinar on VAT updates last 7 July. Tax Partners Hentje Leo L. Leaño (LLL) and Margaux A. Advincula (MAA) discussed the VAT provisions under the CREATE Act and Revenue Regulations No. 9-2021. They explained their respective tax implications and provided insights on how they will impact Subic locators. The session was moderated by SBFCC Executive Director Donna Tamayo.
Over 500 representatives from company members and non-members of the SBFCC attended the briefing, including Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman and Administrator Atty. Wilma Eisma and SGV Clark Head Jose Pepito E. Zabat (JEZ).LLL and MAA with Donna Tamayoand other members of the SBFCC
The session concluded with an open forum where the speakers addressed the participants’ questions. The webinar’s organizing team included Tax Associate Director Michael Lapasaran, Senior Associate Virly Tiare and Associate Brevin Perez.