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REPUBTIC OF THE PI-lILIPPINES
DEPARTM ENT OF FINANCE
BUREAU OF INTERNAT REVENUE
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March 13,201)
Date

REVENUE REGULATIONS NO.

SUBJECT: Amending Further Section 2 of Revenue Regulations No '13-08, as


amended by Revenue Regulations No. '13-2013, Relative to the
Definition of Raw Sugar and Raw cane Sugar for Value'Added Tax
Purposes

TO : All lnternal Revenue Officers and Others Concerned

SECTION 1. Scope. Pursuant to the provlsions of Sections 6 and 244 in relation to


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Sectionsl06andlbg(1)(A), both of the National lnterna RevenueCodeofl99T(TaxCode)'
as amended. these regulalions are hereby promulgated to amend provisions of Revenue
Regulations (RR) No 13-08, as amended by RR No 13-20'13

SECTION 2. Amendment. Section 2 (b)and (c) of RR No.'13-08' as amended by RR No


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13-2013, is hereby amended to read as follows

"sEcTloN 2. Definition of Terms


- For purposes o, these regulat ons the
fo iowing terrns wil be constTued to mean:

xxx xxx xxx

(b) Raw Suqar


-refers to suoarwhose content of sucrose bv weloht ndrv
state. corresDonds to a oolanmeter readinq of less than 99 5" Raw
Suqar h DrodLl r sha I be fled for r
revenUe ourooses as tolows

1 'A is raw suqar which rs intended for exDort io the ljnrted States
Nlarket

2 'B s raw suqal whlch is intended for the Domestic Markel


3 'C" srawsuoarwhtch sreserved for but have not vet matured ior
release to the Domestrc l\,4arket

4 'D' is raw suoar whrch is ntended for exoort lo the Worid Markel

D'suoar for sale


opa-al,lo u-slo-r< Boloeo Wa-eroJsa ,CBW, o Lo a_ entero'se
Located wth n the sDecialDrocessrno expoTt zone
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of mrlar
suqar nl
r Thus T under
sa.r .n 109 r I r lAr of the Ta1 Code

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Thereiore anv tvDe oi suaar prodllced thereirom are not exemot from
VAT such as raw suoal and reflned suoar

(0 Suoar as used in these Requ atlons refers to suqar other than raw cane
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SECTION 3. Advance VAT. For purposes of these Regulations, reflned sugar and raw
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sugar as defined above. shall be sublect to advance payment of VAT by the owner/seller
before the sugar is withdrawn from any sugar refinery/mill

4.Repealing Clause. Any rules and regulations or paTts thereof inconsistent


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with the provisions of lhese Regulatlons are hereby repealed amended or modified
accordrngly

SECTION 5. Effectivity. prov sions of these Regulations shall take effect after fifteen
-The any newspaper of general circulation'
(15) days following publicatlon in

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Secretary of Finance
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Commissiortef of lnternaL Revenue
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