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CASE 08: NENITA KO VS. ATTY. LADIMIR IAN G. MADURAMENTE and ATTY MERCY GRACE L. MADURAMENTE (A.C. NO. 11118 Formerly CBD Case No. 08-2140, JULY 14, 2020, PER CURIAM) (SUBJECT/S: DISBARMENT)

DISPOSITIVE:

SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES/DIGEST:

IN THIS CASE THE TWO LAWYERS WERE DISBARRED BY THE SUPREME COURT. SOME IMPORTANT LESSONS FOR LAWYERS:

FIRST, LAWYERS ARE DISCOURAGED FROM GOING INTO BUSINESS WITH CLIENTS; SECOND, NO INFLUENCE PEDDLING; THIRD, LAWYERS MUST NOT MINGLE THEIR CLIENT’S FUNDS WITH THEIR OWN FUNDS.

DO NOT ENGAGE IN BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS WITH CLIENTS

NO INFLUENCE PEDDLING:

DO NOT COMMINGLE FUNDS:

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DISPOSITIVE:

“WHEREFORE, the petition is DENIED. The Decision dated March 30, 2017 and the Resolution dated September 18, 2017 of the Court of Tax Appeals En Banc in CTA EB Nos. 1244 and 1345 are AFFIRMED.

So Ordered.”

SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES:

DKS IS PERFORMING SERVICES TO FOREIGN CLIENTS. CAN DKS CLAIM INPUT TAX CREDITS FOR THESE SERVICES.

YES. BECAUSE WHILE THESE ARE VAT ZERO RATED THEY ARE STILL VAT COVERED BUT ONLY THEIR VAT RATE IS ZERO.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS SO DKS CAN AVAIL OF SUCH INPUT VAT CREDITS?

FIRST, DKS MUST BE VAT-REGISTERED. SECOND THE FOREIGN CLIENTS MUST BE COMPANIES REGISTERED ABROAD. THIRD THEY MUST NOT ENGAGE IN BUSINESS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

DID DKS CLAIM SUCH VAT INPUT CREDITS?

NOT ALL BECAUSE DKS FAILED TO SUBMIT PROOFS THAT ALL OF THEIR FOREIGN CLIENTS ARE NOT DOING BUSINESS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

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DISPOSITIVE:

“WHEREFORE, the Petition is DENIED. The Decision dated May 23, 2018 and the Resolution dated June 20, 2019 of the Court of Appeals in CA-GR CV No. 107654 are AFFIRMED.

So Ordered.”

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