By Tetch Torres-Tupas
MANILA, Philippinesâ€“Tax evasion complaints were filed with the Department of Justice (DOJ)Thursday against an Internet company, an estate administrator and lawyer.
In separate complaints, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) slapped Domain Merchandising Services Inc. (DMSI) and its officers Ma. Milagros Casas, President from 2009 to 2012; Estelita Arada, Treasurer for 2009 to 2011 and Jonalyn Quesada, Treasurer for 2012 with four counts of willful attempt to evade or defeat payment of income tax for 2009 to 2012 and four counts of deliberate failure to supply correct and accurate information in its annual Income Tax Returns (ITRs) for taxable years 2009 to 2012 violation of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997.
Investigation by the BIR showed that ITRs filed by DMSI showed that its gross income is P9.59 million in 2009; P11.0 million in 2010; P9.81 million in 2011 and P10.07 million in 2012.
A comparison of the documents and information gathered by the BIR, however, showed that DMSI deliberately underdeclared its taxable income by P25.75 million in 2009; P40.74 million in 2010; P41.33 million in 2011 and P36.45 million in 2012.
DMSI has a total tax liability o P77.58 million.
On the other hand, Mary Anne Abad was slapped with a complaint for one count of willful attempt to evade or defeat the payment of Estate tax and one count of deliberate failure to file estate tax return while her lawyer Atty. Antolin Oliva is facing a case for 1 count of willful attempt to evade or defeat the payment of estate tax return.
Abad was slapped with tax evasion complaint for tax deficiency amounting to P129.70 million, inclusive of surcharges and interests.
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