P215M tax suits filed vs 9 persons

June 30, 2019

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed separate tax evasion charges against nine individuals and corporate taxpayers for allegedly failing to pay taxes amounting to P215.4 million before the Department of Justice.

In separate complaints, the BIR identified them as Jennifer Dela Cruz Feliciano, Cresencio B. Eugenio, Emmanuel De Los Santos, Gerard L. Rabonza and Hazel R. Rabonza, Robert Go and Mary Rose Belza, Roland P. Vasquez, Crispin U. Ando, Arceliza T. Sequira, and Jessica Pauline Valencia.

They were accused of willful failure to pay taxes under the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997.

“The respondents’ obstinate failure and continued refusal to pay their long overdue deficiency taxes, despite repeated demands, constitute willful failure to pay taxes due to the government,” the BIR said in a statement.

According to the BIR, Feliciano, who is sole proprietress of Theaden Marketing Services in Quezon City has total deficiency tax liability for taxable year 2011 amounting to P17,840,376.88.

On the other hand, Eugenio of C.B. Eugenio Enterprises Co. Inc., which is an independent contractor in Tanay, Rizal has a total deficiency tax liability for taxable year 2009 totalling P4,350,570.49.

Also, De Los Santos of DAEAH Phils. Inc., engaged in the business of overhauling system modification and commissioning services in the Philippines has a total deficiency tax liability for the taxable period from July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 amounting to P63,950,470.71, inclusive of increments.

Furthermore, the BIR said Gerard L. Rabonza and Hazel R. Rabonza as corporate officers of Northstar Transport Facilities (LTD) Inc., based in Pasig City engaged in the business of transport services/port terminal operations has a total deficiency tax liability amounting to P43,883,614.61.

Go and Belza who are engaged in the business of plastic products of Plastic Technobag Co. Ltd at Quezon City has a total deficiency tax liability totaling to P13,416,698.78.

Vasquez of RPV Electro Technology Philippines Corporation, engaged to operate as contractor in tracking and hauling services based in Pasig City has a total deficiency tax liability for taxable year 2011 amounting to P18,319,693.51.

Ando and Sequira of Shema Ultimate Business Innovative Concept Corporation likewise a domestic corporation engaged in the business of distribution/trading in health drinks and health supplement based in Quezon City has a total deficiency tax liability amounting to P49,019,252.55.

Valencia of Touring Group Inc. which is engaged in rendering recreational activities based in Metro Manila has a total deficiency tax liability amounting to P4, 675, 157.72.