Global Compliance and Reporting (GCR) Partner Hentje Leo L. Leaño conducted a series of expanded withholding tax (EWT) seminars in the SGV Makati, Clark, Cebu, and Davao offices from 23 to 29 September 2023. More than 300 participants attended the seminars across the four SGV offices.
Leo at the EWT seminar in SGV Cebu
Leo provided comprehensive discussions on the nature of EWT. He highlighted the general rules on substantiation of local purchases, giving the participants guidance in determining the proper EWT base and rules in claiming income tax deductions.
EWT seminar attendees in SGV Makati
Other Partners who joined the sessions in the various SGV offices were SGV Clark Partner-in-Charge Margaux A. Advincula, GCR Partner Saha P. Adlawan-Bulagsak, Transfer Pricing Partner Auresana B. Ines, Business Tax Services (BTS) Partner Cheryl Edeline C. Ong, SGV GCR Leader Sonia D. Segovia, and GCR Partner Lee Celso R. Vivas.
GCR Senior Director Meynard L. Sardalla hosted the sessions in SGV Makati and Clark. The seminars also featured interactive hands-on exercises on the practical application of EWT concepts to reinforce the participants’ appreciation of these tax compliance concepts.