The Lucio Tan tax evasion case

Lucio Tan escapes a Ps25.3 billion tax evasion case by the letter of the law. A step by step review of the case.


Internal dissent

The BIR confirmed that while the protest was still with the BIRÆs Appellate Division, Commissioner Chato insisted on filing a tax fraud complaint with the DOJ against the advice of the BIRÆs own Appellate Division.

On August 4, 1998, Tan filed a motion for reconsideration, which prayed that the DOJ panel...

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