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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue 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... Continue Reading →
(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... Continue Reading →
(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:... Continue Reading →
According to the Destination Principle, goods and services are taxed only in the country where these are consumed.
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... Continue Reading →
The Supreme Court of the Philippines announced on May 1, 2019 that the official results for the Bar Examination 2018 will be released on May 3, 2019, Friday. According to a report from Rappler, the number of bar examinees in 2018 was the highest in recent years. As per tradition, the releasing of the results... Continue Reading →
I am a full-time analyst in a corporate industry and full-time law student in a Philippine law school.
Definitely, juggling work and law studies is not the most recommended thing to do. However, for individuals like me, who self-support her studies and send her younger sibling to college, taking the full- time-student-only route is not an option.
Hence, given that reality, I have no choice but to keep up with what is on my plate and deal with whatever difficulties I may encounter for doing two important and serious life matters at the same time.
To aid this, I have some hacks to take away some stress factors while I hurdle work and school.
Time management and self-discipline
Managing my time is one thing ang disciplining my self is another.
I usually have a planner with me to know what are the things that I need to accomplish in a…
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Stress in the workplace might be slowly killing you, without you realizing it. Based on the latest survey from The American Institute of Stress, job stress is among the major sources of stress for American adults. The increasing level of stress over the years has also affected the life span of the workers as over-stressing... Continue Reading →
TAXATION 1 CASES DOCTRINES GOMEZ VS PALOMAR (1968) FACTS: Petitioner questions the constitutionality of R.A. 1635 (AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE PRINTING AND ISSUE OF SEMI-POSTAL STAMPS IN ORDER TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE PHILIPPINE TUBERCULOSIS SOCIETY) mandating the bearing of Anti-TB stamps on envelopes, as well as its implementing administrative orders, contending that it... Continue Reading →
Under Art 23 of the Civil Code of the Philippines, even when an act or event causing damage to another's property was not due to the fault or negligence of the defendant, the latter shall be liable for indemnity if through the act or event he was benifited. Note: The reason for indemnity is the... Continue Reading →
Civil Code of the Philippines (Art 13) When the laws speak of years, months or nights, it shall be understood that years are of three hundred sixty-five days each; months, of thirdy days; days, of twenty-four hours; and nights, from sunset to sunrise. If months are designated by their name, they shall be computed by... Continue Reading →
Doctrine of Stare Decises is also known as the Doctrine of Precedents. It is a legal principle which sets that "judicial decisions applying or interpreting the laws or the Constitution shall form part of the legal system of the Philippines." (Art.8, Civil Code of the Philippines) In Investopedia, Doctrine of Stare Decises is defined as... Continue Reading →
Civil Code of the Philippines Art.6. Rights may be waived, unless the waiver is contrary to LAW, PUBLIC ORDER, PUBLIC POLICY, MORALS, or GOOD CUSTOMS or PREJUDICIAL TO A THIRD PERSON with a right recognized by law. Notes: General Rule: Rights may be waived Exception: contrary to LP- PuMoGoP Law Public Order Public Policy Morals... Continue Reading →
CIVIL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES ART.2 Laws shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following the completion of their publication either in the Official Gazette, or in a newspaper of general circulation in the Philippines, unless it is otherwise provided. (As amended by E.O 200) Notes: General Rule: Laws in the Philippines take effect after... Continue Reading →
Even individuals with solid work experiences have their own struggles in advancing their career or shifting to another line of work.
If career advancement for tenured workers was not earned overnight, how much more for those who are just starting out?
Although being fresh, new, and more willing to hold any reasonable position has its advantages, we cannot question the fact that having limited lists of experiences to brag about, may cause a problem.
Verily, it is just necessary for job-seekers to be really strategic in getting a job.
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
If you want to be prioritized in employment opportunities, you need to be more than just a regular job-seeker.
With the growing numbers of graduates every year, professionals seeking for promotion, underemployed looking for established job, and unemployed trying out their luck, you should shape up and gear up your tools if you don’t want to be one of the back burners. Competition is apparently very stiff everywhere.
Even individuals with solid work experiences have issues in advancing their career or shifting to another line of work. If career advancement for tenured workers is not earned overnight, how much more for those who are just starting out? Although being fresh, new, and more willing to hold any reasonable position has its advantages, we cannot question the fact that having limited lists of experiences to brag…
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When I told you about my plans after earning my bachelor degree --that I have to find a job and thereafter enroll for a higher education, you were very supportive. Although, understandably, you had some hesitations regarding the realizations of my goals, you neither said any words that would discourage me to pursue with I... Continue Reading →
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 resources may not be that stable at all times to support educational expenses.
Because whether we like it or not, education rarely comes free.
Now, if you were among those struggling to strategically pay off your tuition fees every semester, just keep going!
Do not ever give up no matter how difficult life may seem. You may feel that your dream is obsolete at times or that the toll is already too much to bear, but remember this: There are and there will always be a way for you to achieve the degree that…
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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... Continue Reading →