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Maria Ana Camila C. Jacinto-Lagustan

Maria Ana Camila Jacinto-Lagustan is a partner in Quisumbing Torres’ Tax Practice Group and the head of the Automotive sector of the Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation Industry Group of the Firm. She is also a member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Group. She has 14 years of experience advising clients on general tax planning, international tax, VAT and indirect taxes, tax controversy and litigation, customs and trade issues and procedures, and tax advisory and advocacy work.

On 8 January 2024, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Romeo D. Lumagui Jr. issued an advisory regarding the cessation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)’s collection of the Annual Registration Fee (ARF), in compliance with Republic Act (RA) No. 11976 or the “Ease of Paying Taxes Act.”

The Bureau of Internal Revenue recently issued Revenue Regulations No. 16-2023, which sets out the guidelines on the imposition of withholding tax on gross remittances by electronic marketplace operators and digital financial services providers to online sellers/merchants, in connection with goods and services sold or paid through the former’s platform.
The Regulations took effect on 12 January 2024.

Asia Pacific tax authorities are actively seeking to reduce tax leakages, non-compliance, and what they perceive to be tax avoidance activities. To help you position your business for success in an era of ever-changing tax rules and intense scrutiny, our subject matter experts from across the region and globally will come together to examine key developments. We will discuss the impact of emerging trends and current issues on your business models and strategies, sharing practical tips on how you can maximize opportunities to achieve the best risk mitigation outcomes.