Is BIR RR No. 10-2013 Favorable To Violators Of The RESA Law?

Updated on August 13, 2013 by 10 Comments

Some PRC-licensed real estate service practitioners (RESP's) believe that the newly-released Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 10-2013 dated May 2, 2013 is favorable to violators of the RESA Law. But what exactly does BIR RR No. 10-2013 really say? … [Read more...]

Death, Real Estate, and Estate Tax

Updated on April 24, 2015 by 28 Comments
Estate tax, the death tax

The topic of death is usually taboo on ordinary days except the start of November when we remember our dead on All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day, or when we are jolted by the death of a close friend or relative. We must accept, though, that we will all die – it is just a matter of time. With death, … [Read more...]