AskTheTaxWhiz: The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the discounts available to persons with disabilities and which items are exempt from value-added tax.
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the discounts available to persons with disabilities and which items are exempt from value-added tax
The VAT exemption of PWDs depends on the nature of the product. As reiterated by Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 9-2019, only the following goods or services are exempt from VAT:
In addition, RR No. 9-2019 also sets a special 5% discount on basic necessities and prime commodities (but those items will not be exempt from VAT), provided that the total amount of the purchase will not exceed P1,300 per calendar week and that it's spent on at least 4 kinds of the qualified items.Read more: Rappler
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