Friday, April 17, 2015

I have found my One-Stop Shopping Destination in iPrice!

The people from LBC know me na!

I practically have a package every week.

That’s how much I love online shopping!

It is amazing how we can buy things we love in our pajamas, right?


But did you know that online shopping will be 21 years old in August 2015???

The concept of online shopping seems so new here in the Philippines, but the first ever online purchase was successfully made in August 1994 when Sting’s album Ten Summoner’s Tales (which happens to be one of my favorite albums) was sold for $12.48 by

Since then, ecommerce stores have dramatically grown in leaps and bounds, even here in the Philippines, with new e-commerce shops like iPrice!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FAQ:BIR 2015 Income Tax eFiling

Ever since the BIR made serious its intention to strictly implement BIR eFiling, a lot of questions have been asked. 

FAQ BIR eFilingHere is an FAQ on eFiling pursuant to Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 19-2015 dated April 13, 2015:

1. What are the available electronic platforms of the BIR in filing tax return?


Income Tax Hack: An Insider’s Guide to Preparing Your Philippine Income Tax in Record Time

“The 1701 Form is making me crazy!

Hi Marie!
I've been reading your blog for a while now. It's been really helpful, but
can you show me how to fill up the 1701 form?
I've read your blog post about it, but I'm not familiar with the lingo. Can
you break it down, as in parang nag-eexplain ka sa isang college freshman.
If it's not too much to ask. I would really REALLY appreciate it.”

                                                         - Emerald -

Preparing an Income Tax Return is tough.  I know.  Everyone hates it.  I know. Including accountants like me.  That is why we put it off until deadline. 

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