Pres. Duterte Blasts Lucio Tan for Tax Evasion, Owes at Least P30 Billion in Unpaid Taxes


One of the richest Filipinos in the Philippines, Mr. Lucio Tan owes the national government at least P30 billion in unpaid taxes according to the latest statement of Pres. Duterte in front of the Filipino community in Qatar


Pres. Duterte accused Lucio Tan of evading taxes like the other oligarchs in the country during his speech at the Philippine-Qatar Business Forum.

The former Mayor of Davao City was quoted as saying "These rich people, they are my enemies. They can tell that I envy them, and it is true. You sons of wh****! But you should pay your taxes. Why do I envy you? You keep on gaining richest and yet don't day taxes," Duterte said.


Pres. Duterte added further that "These rich people should pay taxes. Like Lucio Tan, up to the last day of the campaign, he wanted to give me money. He kept on going after me, but I told him I don’t accept money. And so I won by six million votes,” Duterte added.

“In the fullness of God’s time, I am sure, as long as there is no corruption and I am able to get the taxes that these pigs refuse to pay… Lucio Tan has almost P30 billion. He has to pay. Everybody has to pay,” the President said.

“Nobody gets special treatment, whether you are a Moro, Tausug, Bisaya…everybody is on equal footing,” he added.

Lucio Tan, is one of the richest taipan in the county as included in the Forbes' list of the world's richest billionaires this year. He was ranked 501st with a wealth of $3.7 billion.

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Pres. Duterte Blasts Lucio Tan for Tax Evasion, Owes at Least P30 Billion in Unpaid Taxes Pres. Duterte Blasts Lucio Tan for Tax Evasion, Owes at Least P30 Billion in Unpaid Taxes Reviewed by Phil Newsome on 4/17/2017 Rating: 5

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