The Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants - University of the East Manila Chapter (JPIA - UE Manila Chapter) organized a webinar titled Groundwork: Knowledge is Power (Tax) on 17 October 2021. The webinar was part of the Groundwork Series by the JPIA - UE Manila Chapter. The Groundwork Series is a long-term project that aims to cover the six major subjects that will be included in the CPA board exams. The webinar was attended by 70 participants composed of 3rd year and 4th year BSA and BSMA students from University of the East Manila.
LLL and ACE with participants at the webinar
SGV Tax Partners Hentje Leo L. Leaño (LLL) and Aaron C. Escartin (ACE) were invited as guest speakers for the event. They shared knowledge and expertise on the Special Economic Zone Act, the Omnibus Investments Code and the basics of double-taxation agreements.
The webinar ended with an open forum led by the organizers. Tax Associate Director Virly Jane R. Tiare assisted on the preparation of materials and on-the-day support during the event.