MANILA – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said that a Nestle dirtibutor and 6 other companies are now facing charges for their alleged evasion of taxes and other tax violations in 2005.
A complaint was lodged before the Department of Justice against DG Cold Chain Distributors Inc., and its president Gregorio Mendoza and treasurer Larry Rodriguez.
BIR said the tax liability of DG Cold Chain amounted to P191.41 million while their total understated sales reached P138.07 million.
The respondents were accused of attempting to evade or defeat income tax (IT) and value-added tax (VAT) payment.
They were also charged for their alleged deliberate failure to file their ITR and pay the inclusive taxes and for failing to supply the correct information on their VAT returns for taxable year 2005.
Cased on a certification issued by Nestle Philippines Inc, the company’s undeclared purchases in 2006 reached P119.39 million and the total sales it made to DG Cold Chain amounted to P133.56 million.
Six other companies also facing tax charges includes Sheri Anne Orbeta, the owner of Q-Al General Merchandise, and Nympha Lacdao, the owner of Banawe Paint Center and General Merchandise;
Construction firm Buildtosuit Corp., its president Arnold Guiao and treasurer Ma. Marilou Guiao were assessed with deficiency tax liabilities for taxable year 2005 in the sum of P12.97 million;
Auto spare parts trader E & D Parts Supply Inc., its chairman Cipriano Uy and treasurer Margaret Uy, on the other hand, were assessed deficiency tax liabilities for taxable year 2006 amounting to P30.03 million;
Haldane Philippines Inc., its chairman Hua Cuen Uychiyong and chief finance officer Cherry Uyco-Ong were assessed a deficiency VAT liability for taxable year 2007 of P8.92 million;
R-Jell Marketing & Construction, as well as its partners Lily Pedroso, Ernesto Pedroso and Elvin Louie Pedroso are likewise facing charges for willful attempt to evade or defeat tax, and for deliberate failure to supply correct and accurate information in their ITRs and VAT returns for taxable years 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.
With reports from ABS-CBN News