Here is why you should not think that you are not enough!

Do note that love is beautifully terrifying. You may get wrecked at first, but that pain will make you grow. You may have questioned your worth the moment you were disposed, but eventually, you will understand why that part of your past had to leave. Perhaps, you were not just meant to be or whatever […]

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Money Saving Tips that Every Working Student Should Take Note of

Nelson Mandela once said, “Young people must take it upon themselves to ensure that they receive the highest education possible so that they can represent us well in future as future leaders.” The said quote from Mandela is very promising. However, as much as we seek to achieve the highest educational attainment possible, our financial […]

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It maybe scary, but you need to chase that happiness!

It may seem scary, it is in fact scary! But, girl, you need to go out there, chase after that happiness for it is fleeting. Stop jading yourself of the “what ifs” and “could have beens.” Just live in the moment! Let love, let trust and ultimately, let God take the lead. (c) Featured image […]

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Political and International Law: National Territory and Declaration of Principles and State Policies

Preliminary Provisions and Basic Concepts A. National Territory Article 1 of the 1987 constitution provides that : “The national territory comprises the Philippine archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction, consisting of its terrestrial, fluvial and aerial domains, including its territorial […]

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Do you worry a lot?Downsize your anxiety through the habit of reading.

If you’ve given up looking for inspirational and motivational reading resources because most of what you’ve read talked about the same thing, it’s not yet late to renew your interest this time! “How to Stop Worrying and Start Living” by Dale Carnegie is the perfect reference for you. The book contains exactly what motivation-inspiration-seekers are […]

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May “the power to tax” be delegated to the local government units?

(Board of Assessment Appeals of Laguna v. CTA 8 scra 224) Yes. In the absence of constitutional provision, “the power to tax may still be delegated to local government units in accordance with the well-settled doctrine that the power to create local government units by implication confers upon it the power to tax.” So even […]

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Non-delegation of the power to tax under the Philippine Taxation Law

(Abakada Guro Party List v. Ermita [469 SCRA 1,122,123-124]) The Supreme Court sustained the constitutionality of R.A. 9337 authorizing the President to increase the VAT rate from 10% to 12% effective January 1, 2006 upon recommendation of the Secretary of Finance on the existence of either of the two conditions. RATIO:AS TO DELEGATION OF POWER: […]

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“Destination Principle” and “Cross Border Doctrine’ in Taxation Law

Topic: TERRITORIALITY “Destination Principle“ According to the Destination Principle, goods and services are taxed only in the country where these are consumed. “Cross Border Doctrine” In connection with the said principle, the Cross Border Doctrine mandates that no VAT shall be imposed to form part of the cost of the goods destined for consumption outside […]

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VALENTIN TIO v. VIDEOGRAM REGULATORY BOARD(1987)

The Supreme Court held the levy of 30% tax under P.D. 1987 as for a public purpose, and therefore a valid imposition. Exercise of Regulatory power: The law, according to the Court, was imposed primarily for answering the need for regulating the video industry, particularly because of the rampant film piracy, the flagrant violation of […]

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