SGV Partners and staff took part in the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants Southern Metro Manila Chapter (PICPA SMMC) Adopt-A-Chapter webinar series on 26 September 2021. Tax Partner and PICPA SMMC Ex-Officio Maricris U. See (MUS) delivered the opening remarks and emphasized the value of continuous learning and professional growth and the partnership between PICPA SMMC and PICPA Palawan Chapters. Tax Senior Associates and PICPA SMMC Co-Chairs for Social Involvement Edsel Francis Lima and Maria Edelwina Pastrana moderated the morning session and led the participants during the Oath of CPAs.
ACE during the PICPA SMMC session
Tax Partner Aaron C. Escartin (ACE) led the morning session on the recent developments in taxation particularly the newly enacted CREATE Law.
Tax Associate Director and PICPA SMMC Chair for Social Involvement Jao Renzo Mercado welcomed the participants during the afternoon session, which focused on year-end reminders for the audit of financial statements and their preparation. Over 110 participants joined the morning and afternoon sessions from the PICPA Palawan Chapter. The PICPA Adopt-A-Chapter webinar series is an annual project of the PICPA SMMC and aims to equip participants with relevant competencies and update the knowledge of CPAs in different regions.