A lawyer who has been specializing in tax and corporate law for more than 15 years now. From 2000 to 2006, she worked in the Tax Services Group of SGV & Co. From 2006 to 2012, she served in the law firm of Follosco Morallos & Herce where she was promoted as partner in 2010. In 2013, she became a tax director in SGV & Co. She put up her own law office, FDP Law, in February 2014. Currently, she is faculty member of the Mapua Institute of Technology School of Business and Management and the Angeles University Foundation College of Law. Also, she is tax counsel of the GSMH Law Office. While working in SGV & Co., her article on taxation of entertainment and representation expenses was published in the Philippine Inquirer and her article entitled “e-BIR” was published in the BusinessWorld. Atty. Froi received her law degree from the University of the Philippines in 2000 and was admitted to the Philippine roll of attorneys in 2001. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (Magna Cum Laude) from Saint Louis University in 1996.
The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) represents Package 1 of the comprehensive tax reform program of the current administration. It aims to rectify gaps in the present tax system, allowing it to be more effective and equitable. Moreover, it aims to allocate certain gains for the marginalized Filipino. This workshop shall cover the following components of TRAIN:
Lowering personal income tax
Simplifying estate and donor's tax
Expanding the VAT base
Increasing oil excise tax
Increasing automobile excise tax
Introducing a sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) excise tax