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    Republic Act No. 7167
AN ACT ADJUSTING THE BASIC PERSONAL AND ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS ALLOWABLE TO INDIVIDUALS FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES TO THE POVERTY THRESHOLD LEVEL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 29, PARAGRAPH (L), ITEMS (1) AND (2)(A), OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7167
 
 
AN ACT ADJUSTING THE BASIC PERSONAL AND ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS ALLOWABLE TO INDIVIDUALS FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES TO THE POVERTY THRESHOLD LEVEL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 29, PARAGRAPH (L), ITEMS (1) AND (2)(A), OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.


Section 1. The first paragraph of item (1), paragraph (l) of Section 29 of the National Internal Revenue Code, as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows: chan robles virtual law library

"(l) Personal exemptions allowable to individuals. — (1) Basic personal exemption. — For the purpose of determining the tax provided in Section 21(a) of this Title, there shall be allowed a basic personal exemption as follows: 
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"For single individual or married individual judicially decreed as legally separated with no qualified dependents P9,000

"For head of a family P12,000chan robles virtual law library

"For married individual P18,000


Provided, That husband and wife electing to compute their income tax separately shall be entitled to a personal exemption of P9,000 each."
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Sec. 2. The first paragraph of item (2)(A), paragraph (l) of Section 29 of the same Code, as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows: chan robles virtual law library

"(2) Additional exemption 
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"(A) Taxpayers with dependents. — A married individual or a head of family shall be allowed an additional exemption of Five thousand pesos (P5,000) for each dependent: Provided, That the total number of dependents for which additional exemptions may be claimed shall not exceed four dependents: Provided, further, That an additional exemption of One thousand pesos (P1,000) shall be allowed for each child who otherwise qualified as dependent prior to January 1, 1980: Provided, finally, That the additional exemption for dependents shall be claimed by only one of the spouses in the case of married individuals electing to compute their income tax liabilities separately."chan robles virtual law library

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval. chan robles virtual law library


 
 
Approved: December 19, 1991


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