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Requested from NTRC by Gwendolyn Andalis at 07:23 PM on Oct 28, 2019.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 10/28/2019
Tracking no: #NTRC-079672901285

Gwendolyn 07:23 PM, Oct 28, 2019

Dear NTRC,
I am writing in reference to an earlier request, tracking no.: #NTRC-723921063326. I would like to ask if there are updates re: tax reform info since thent:
1. Summary of the recently implemented and future reforms  (w/status) planned to be implemented 
2. Statistics on effect of TRAIN in the prev. years in national revenue collection & economy in general (GDP & oth. econ. metrics) & projections for the coming years
3. Implications of these reforms to foreign investments, particularly Japanese & business opportunities for these  investors
Thanks again for your insightful responses!

Gwendolyn 07:29 PM, Oct 28, 2019

Dear NTRC,

I would just like add to my query, particularly regarding the proposed CITIRA, would you have info or suggested reading on the following:
o	Overview and similarities/differences as to  House bill, Senator bill, DOF draft 
o	Issues of deliberation in senator, forecast, schedule 
o	Lobbying status by PEZA companies and Chamber  of Commerce and Industry 
o	Impact of adoption of CITIRA for existing foreign companies in Philippines (e.g. change in procedures of tax payment)
o	Economic  impact by for: a.) PEZA companies, considering start up  time b.) non-PEZA companies 

Thank you very much! Your insights are very helpful.

Ma. Rhea 02:59 PM, Nov 07, 2019

November 7, 2019

Dear Gwendolyn,

Thank you for your request dated Oct 28, 2019 07:23:44 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for TRAIN Update.

We received your request on Oct 28, 2019 07:23:44 PM and will respond on or before Nov 18, 2019 07:23:44 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEU5UUkMtMDc5NjcyOTAxMjg1DA, for request with ticket number #NTRC-079672901285.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Ma. Rhea Caro
FOI Officer

Roselyn 04:03 PM, Nov 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

Dear Gwendolyn Andalis,

I refer to my letter of Oct 28, 2019 07:23:44 PM; about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for TRAIN Update.

Our response to your request is due on Nov 18, 2019 07:23:44 PM. Unfortunately, it is taking longer than expected to deal with your request because our division is currently attending to various urgent assignments from both the DOF and the Congress.

I apologize for this delay but have applied for an extension so we could work further on your request. We hope to be able to send you a response on or before Dec 16, 2019 07:23:44 PM.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEU5UUkMtMDc5NjcyOTAxMjg1DA, for request with ticket number #NTRC-079672901285.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Roselyn Domo
FOI Officer

Roselyn 05:59 PM, Nov 25, 2019

Good day Ms. Andalis,

Kindly find the attached file in response to your query made to the NTRC last October 28, 2019. We hope you find everything in order and that the information contained herein will suffice your requirements.  

Thank you and we are once again glad to be of service to you.

Best Regards,

Roselyn C. Domo
Officer-in-Charge
Direct Taxes Branch
NTRC

Attachments:
 Reply Letter to Ms. Gwendolyn Andalis (eFOI Tracking No.  #NTRC-079672901285) 11252019.pdf

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