The SGV Tax Markets Core Team and SGV Business Tax Services (BTS) Team held the 1st SGV Business Tax Services Forum on 14 January 2022. Around 400 local and foreign clients and non-clients participated in the event to gain a deeper understanding of the implications of recent developments in taxation to the private sector and the significant changes and improvements they may bring to the economy.
Business Tax Services Forum speakers
The program kicked off with opening remarks from SGV Chairman and Country Managing Partner Wilson P. Tan (WPT) and was followed by an extensive discussion of topics such as the Overview of Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) 2.0 Project by EY ASEAN International Tax and Transaction Services Leader Chester Wee, Philippine Renewable Energy Sector Investment Opportunities in the Philippines by Department of Energy (DOE) Director Mylene Capongcol, Tax Incentives on Green Infrastructure by Atty. Cheryl Edeline C. Ong (CCO), and the Digital Transformation in Tax Administration and Tax Enforcement in the Digital Economy by the Department of Finance (DOF) Undersecretary Antonette C. Tionko.
There was also a Q&A session facilitated by Atty. Jules E. Riego (JER) and Atty. Fidela I. Reyes (FIR) for the participants’ inquiries and clarifications for each presentation. The webinar concluded with closing remarks from SGV Tax Leader Atty. Fabian K. Delos Santos (FKS).
The forum was hosted by Atty. Margaux A. Advincula (MAA) and was organized together with the SGV Tax Markets Team and the BTS Team composed of MAA, Senior Director Atty. Donna Frances G. Ylade-Torres and Tax Director Atty. Joyce Elaine H. Laohoo.