More than a million disabled Filipinos will finally enjoy tax exemptions at par with the perks granted to senior citizens, maximizing the benefits that they deserve under the law.
President Aquino has signed into law a bill authored by Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez granting persons with disabilities (PWDs) exemption from the 12-percent value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods and services.
The President signed Republic Act No. 10754 granting VAT exemption benefits to persons with disabilities last March 24, Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said he had been informed yesterday.
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