CCCI X PICPA Cebu Chapter initiate rerun of Tax Accounting and Clinicquing Program

A total of 70 participants from 24 business companies participated the rerun of the Tax & Accounting Business Clinicquing Program organized by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountant (PICPA).

Aimed at capacitating and strengthening the capabilities of the Cebu Business Community on tax and accounting standards compliance, the 7-Module comprehensive training program run from February 13 to March 27, 2023 held at CCCI- Francisco Benedicto Function Hall.

The seven-module program featured expert resource speakers from various accounting and auditing firms with each module designed to provide participants with high-quality training on tax and accounting standards compliance. The modules included Mind-setting for Owners and Decision Makers, Good Governance and Regulatory Compliance, Reporting Responsibilities, Taxation 101-Compliance Pitfalls and Opportunities, Payroll Preparation Workshop, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Determining Compliance Bottlenecks in Management, Planning, and Control, Finance and Accounting, and Taxation and Regulatory Compliance.

The program’s resource speakers were industry experts and professionals, including Mr. Rey Calooy of RNC Marketing, Mr. Virgilio Espeleta of FAMCOR, Mr. Grant Cheng, CFA of Cebu Landmasters Inc, Mr. Juanito “Jing” Cubos of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc, Mr. Joen Ramas and Atty Kim Aranas of P&A Grant Thornton, Ms. Bernadette F. Absolor of PwC Isla Lipana & Co., Mr. Jude Vincent Cruz and Ms. Mary Jone Desaca from KPMG R.G Manabat and Co, Mr. GJ Robin Cobosa, Ms. Athena Mae Luce and Atty Anne Margaret Momongan-Lim of SGV & Company, and representatives from the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Ms. Jasmin Espinosa and Atty Grethel Villarubia.

Free consultations were also conducted during the Module 7 sessions which were joined by PICPA Cebu Chapter members and volunteers, Past President Mr. Elmer Minerva of Minerva and Company, Atty. Joseph Ian Ty-Farma of TyFarma Audit Tax Consultancy and Atty Emmanuel Lim Tampos of Lim Tampos Law & Associates.

To know more about the Tax Accounting and Clinicquing Program, one may call CCCI at 232-1421 and look for Ms. Karen Joy Autor or email us at