If you search the internet, there are various write-ups on the rule that any rent increase should not be more than 7% per year. It’s not surprising, however, that some landlords or lessors have increased rents by an amount higher than 7%. So, what is the coverage of the existing rent control law?
Author Archive for jlp
Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10653 AN ACT ADJUSTING THE 13TH MONTH PAY AND OTHER BENEFITS CEILING EXCLUDED FROM THE COMPUTATION OF GROSS INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF INCOME TAXATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32(B), CHAPTER VI OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED
Face-to-Face Trial, Training Video (Rule 22 and Rule 24 of the Proposed Revised Rules of Civil Procedure)Published by jlp February 4th, 2015 in Litigation and Labor Law and Obiter/News. 0 Comments
In preparation for the pilot test of Rules 22 and 24 of the proposed Revised Rules of Civil Procedure, the Supreme Court, in coordination with the Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA), The Asia Foundation, USAID and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), conducted pre-pilot seminar workshops in various parts of the country. Part of the […]
[See also: Face-to-Face Trial, Training Video] Office of the Chief Justice Supreme Court Manila FROM THE DESK OF: ATTY. MA. LOURDES E.B. OLIVEROS Chief Justice Staff Head Office of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno 11 August 2014 ATTY. ENRIQUETA ESGUERRA-VIDAL Clerk of Court En Banc Dear Atty. Vidal: Pursuant to the 18 March […]
Changes in the Application and Issuance of Importer’s Clearance Certificate (ICC), Broker’s Clearance Certificate (BCC)Published by jlp January 26th, 2015 in Tax and Estate Law. 0 Comments
A number of our importer-clients have been complaining about the Manila City port congestion and the apparent lack of communication between the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Bureau of Customs (BoC) when it comes to the requirements relating to the Importer’s Clearance Certificate (ICC) and Broker’s Clearance Certificate (BCC). A welcome development is the […]
[Malacanang has endorsed the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law for the consideration of the House of Representatives. The deliberations on the proposed law, docketed as House Bill No. 4994, is ongoing. We are reproducing the full text of House Bill 4994 for easy reference.]
[Full text of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, to the Congress of the Philippines. This is the 5th SONA of President Aquino’s 6-year term. The speech, delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives on 28 July 2014, was in Filipino. This is […]
Congratulations to the bar examinees who passed the 2013 bar examinations. Of the 5,292 bar examinees that took the bar exam in 2013, a total 1,174 (22.18%) made it. Here’s the full list of the 1,124 who, after complying with other requirements, will become full-fledged lawyers soon.
Wishing everyone a Christmas, and a New Year, full of hope.
President Benigno Aquino III signed the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 on on 12 September 2013. The law (Republic Act No. 10627) is an act requiring schools to adopt policies to prevent and address all acts of bullying in their institutions. Here’s a primer of the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013: Related Posts: Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 […]