Dino Mari Testa

These are all our collected articles written by Dino Mari Testa, so have a look and enjoy your reading.

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A Handy Guide To Tax Refunds In The Philippines

What is a tax refund? How will you know if you’re eligible for a tax refund? Will the new tax rates affect the refund we’ll be getting this year? These are some of the searing questions that we will answer in this post.What is a tax refund?Tax refunds are ...

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How Business Practices Might Change Under Federalism, Explained Using Star Wars

A few weeks into 2018 and the government is already busy, with many of our elected officials zealously pushing the idea of federalism for our country.While our public officials are occupied trading notes and talking amongst themselves on which agenda will prev...

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8 Things You Didn't Know About Car Tints

Last year, the government hinted that it was planning to regulate the window tint of cars in 2018. Now, Top Gear Philippines reports that the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will do further consultations with different stakeholders regarding the proposed law....

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Fuel Excise Tax In The Philippines: How It Changes The Way We Drive

The turn of the new year is bringing significant changes to all Filipinos. For starters, the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act is now in effect, overhauling the country’s 20-year-old tax system.Among the changes brought by the tax overhaul ar...

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The Historical Costs of Volcanic Eruptions In The Philippines

While we were sleeping on Monday (January 15), the Mayon Volcano in Albay showed a “lava fountaining” at 10 pm, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).Since then, residents within the seven-kilometer danger zone area have be...

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Did Metro Manila Traffic Get Better Or Worse? Let Uber’s Data Answer Our Questions

In 2016, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Tim Orbos boasted that the agency’s efforts had reduced the congestion on the capital’s busiest thoroughfare.  According to the MMDA chief, travel time from Monumento in Caloocan Ci...

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Finding The Best Dash Cam In The Philippines: A Buyers Guide

In the Philippines, the dashcam has become more than just a nice “extra” accessory. Having one clipped to your rearview mirror can save you from potential trouble in the future. However, not all car recorders are created equal.If you’re in the market for...

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8 Things That You Didn't Realize Are Turning 10 Years Old This Year

As we begin to put 2017 behind us and look forward to the possibilities of 2018, we thought it might be interesting to look back just ten years ago to see how far we’ve come.Take some time to enjoy a little throwback as we flashback to eight things that came...

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What To Do When A Scammer Jumps In Front Of Your Car

Searching for “dashcam videos” will yield a smorgasbord of hilarious and shocking footages taken from the driver’s perspective. While you’ll often come across freaky accidents and bizarre objects in the sky, one of the most common dashcam video you’l...

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Your Guide To New Philhealth Contributions For 2018

Last November, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) released a circular announcing an increase in premium contributions.According to the agency’s Circular No. 2017-0024, PhilHealth members' contributions are being adjusted in order to kee...

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