It’s that time of the year again when the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) compiles a list of the country’s taxpayers based on their income for a particular year.
This time, the BIR released the list of top individual taxpayers for 2014 (as of November 10, 2015) with Rebisco Group of companies founder Jacinto Ng ranking first with a whopping income tax of P280.1 million.
Punching his way to the second spot is Filipino boxing icon and Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao who was taxed P210.3 million.
At third is Mercury Drug President Vivian Azcona who paid 153.5 million.
Other familiar names include actress Kris Aquino (6th at 54.5 million), San Miguel Corp. CEO Ramon Ang (9th at 51 million), and actress-host Sharon Cuneta-Pangilinan (13th at 49.1 million).
The following celebrities and businessmen are also in the list’s top 50.
Actor John Lloyd Cruz (22nd at 37.7 million)
Ayala Corp. CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala II (23rd at 37.46 million)
Actress Anne Curtis (32nd at 31.4 million)
Eat Bulaga host Vic Sotto (45th at 27 million)
Actor Piolo Pascual (48th at 26.4 million)
SMDC CEO Henry Sy Jr. (49th at 26.2 million)
The full list can be viewed here.