Asian Consulting Group Launched “IWAS BUWIS-IT” A Tax Guide Made Easy For All


To most of us, we view taxation as burdersome and the process of it takes us to unfamiliar field and more often we want the easy way to solve it. Fret not because Asian Consulting Group launched a book “IWAS BUWIS-IT”: What To Do When Tax Attacks, it a tax guide made easy for all.

“The goal of the book is to help people understand taxes — not the technical knowledge, just the understanding of why we’re taxed, how are we taxed, and what kind of taxes we pay,” said ACG Founding Chairman Mon Abrea, “Iwas Buwis-it won’t be about how to file this return or pay that tax. The book is about life in general — your careers, your ideals, or even your business ideas.”

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The author himself, Tax Wiz Mon Abrea, CPA,MBA
He is the newly appointed co-chair of the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Task Force on Paying Taxes. Founding Chairman of the Asian Consulting Group (ACG) – the Philippines’ first Tax Hub for SMES in Asia Pacific. Founding President of the Center for Strategic Reforms of the Philippines, Inc. (CSR Philippines). The official Think Tank of Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on the ease of doing business.

Recognized as one of the Outstanding Young Person of the World, Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines (TOYM), and a Distinguished Bedan in the field of Accounting & Taxation. He recently received the Metrobank Foundation’s Award for Continuing Excellence and Service (ACES). He Also founded the Tax Wiz Academy, which provides tax seminars, tax publications, and the TaxWizPH Mobile App.

He is the bestselling author of” Got A Question About Taxes? #AskTheTaxWiz TRAIN Edition.
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Like its previous publications, Iwas Buwis-it is part of ACG’s advocacy of helping taxpayers by educating them. If taxpayers know more about taxes, then they can avoid committing unnecessary violations. To further this advocacy, the Asian Consulting Group has also led seminars and consultations throughout the country.

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The book aims to give a basic overview of taxes – not oo technical and intimidating which will cover: Taxes: From Birth to Death, Choosing The Right Career, Buhay Empleyado, The Raket Life, Best of Both Worlds: Career Paths, The Story of James Reid’s Passion, Fast Talk, Reversed with Boy Abunda, What are Social Enterprises?, 7 Causes of Heartbreaks When, Starting a Business, 5 Tips to Survive the BIR Audit without Compromises, Even Generosity is Taxable, Business Tips from CEO Jose Magsaysay, Jr., Strategic Reforms That We Need Now and 5 Things That Wont Be Taxed From The Grave.

At its main office, the company also conducts the Tax Hub Talks, which features a variety of topics. The Philippine Tax Whiz Mon Abrea has also written other publications for the non-profit organization Center for Strategic Reforms of the Philippines, including the bestselling tax handbook, “Got A Question About Taxes? Ask The Tax Whiz!” as part of his advocacy.

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“A lot of people are afraid of taxes, but whether we like it or not, we have to pay taxes,” said the ACG Founder. “If we make taxes more accessible and easier to understand, then maybe people won’t be afraid of it.”

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The Asian Consulting Group (ACG) is the first social enterprise on tax advisory. Founded by the Philippine Tax Whiz Mon Abrea, ACG is driven by the goal of helping taxpayers pay the right taxes. With its vision of becoming the Philippines’ first Tax Hub for SMEs in the Asia-Pacific, ACG has invested in digital transformation to provide its expert tax solutions. The company has also opened its satellite offices in Laguna, Albay, Vigan, Bacolod, and Puerto Princesa.

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