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SGV celebrates 75 purposeful years!

We continue to go above and beyond as we reach for new heights in our milestone year, and beyond.

Above and beyond

SGV celebrates 75 purposeful years!

We continue to go above and beyond as we reach for new heights in our milestone year, and beyond.

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SGV celebrates first virtual Alumni Homecoming

Interactive features at SGV’s virtual Alumni Homecoming microsite SGV held its first virtual Alumni Homecoming event last 3 September 2021. The virtual celebration was the first of its kind as the Firm used an online interactive platform that aimed to give the attendees the experience and atmosphere of the usual physical Homecoming, but from the safety of their own homes.  The microsite gave the attendees the opportunity to chat with their friends and colleagues using MS Teams chatrooms.  Activities such as a photobooth, shoutout message board and mini games were also available for the attendees. Another feature of the site gave visitors a chance to experience a virtual tour of Mr. SyCip’s office and parts of the SGV offices.     Performers during the Alumni Homecoming program The attendees were treated to special performances by singer Gian Magdangal, acapella group Pinopela and comedian Jon Santos as “Darnia.” The Homecoming also showcased a special group performance of the SGV’s Got Talent Year 9 finalists performing the song “A Million Dreams.”

MG 7 team named as SGV Purposeful Compositions grand winner

“One Purpose” by the MG 7 - SDS cluster songwriting team of Rodonna Marie Borasca, Julia Marie Gumiran and Meynard Sardalla, was crowned as the SGV Purposeful Compositions JAMM Night grand winner last 31 August 2021. Their song, to be arranged by professional music arranger and lyricist Jungee Marcelo, will be presented during the SGV 75th annual Staff Anniversary celebration. The song also received the greatest number of SGV people votes and was named as the People’s Choice award winner.  Song entries “Into A Better Philippines” by Jerwin Esquibel (MG 7 - ACM), “Envision the SGV Purpose” by Hector William Yuson (MG 3 - MAM) and “Better in SGV” by Kristine Anne Perez (MG 8 - LSC) were the top four other finalists. The remaining composers, Justine Jose Marie Pabalan (L&D - CTM, BES), Jethel Vileran (MG 3 - SDT) and duo Julia Marie Gumiran and Meynard Sardalla (MG 7 - SDS). The songs were judged based on their interpretation of the SGV Purpose statement.      SGV Purpose Council Partners with the participants of the Purposeful Compositions songwriting competition The panel of judges was composed of two external judges – award-winning music producer, composer, lyricist and arranger Jungee Marcelo and singer-songwriter and FILSCAP songwriting competition winner Toto Sorioso – and SGV Purpose Council judges composed of SGV Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner Vivian C. Ruiz, EY ASEAN Risk Management Leader Leonardo J. Matignas, Jr. and EY ASEAN Business Consulting Leader and SGV Consulting Leader Rossana A. Fajardo. The Purposeful Compositions songwriting competition was streamed live via the SGV@Home Facebook group. 

TSG completes program at Harvard Kennedy School

SGV Tax Partner Tesi Lou S. Guanzon (TSG) completed the Comparative Tax Policy and Administration program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education. The 10-day online executive program developed by Harvard Kennedy School faculty helps Tax professionals reconcile complex taxation with the need to generate significant tax revenue in an economically efficient and socially equitable manner.    TSG earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accountancy from the UP Diliman and her Bachelor of Laws from San Beda College. She completed the Master of Laws in International Taxation under the Levin College of Law, University of Florida, USA. She is a CPA-lawyer and is a member of both PICPA and the IBP. Congratulations, TSG!
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A comprehensive 2-day webinar discussion on the basic and updated taxation of ecozone and freeport zone enterprisesKey TopicsNew fiscal incentives and transitory provisionsVAT impact on ecozone and freeport enterprisesTRAIN Act and CREATE Act provisionsCourt decisions and BIR issuancesPart 1Tuesday, 7 December 2021 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Part 2Wednesday, 8 December 2021 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

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A comprehensive 2-day workshop on the computation of corporate income tax liability and preparation of Income Tax Return (ITR)Key TopicsBasic concepts in corporate income taxation Computation of taxable income and preparation of the ITRUpdated ITR formsTRAIN Act and CREATE Act provisionsCourt decisions and BIR issuancesPart 1Wednesday, 16 February 20222:00 - 5:00 p.m. Part 2Thursday, 17 February 20222:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

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