All You Need To Know About Paternity Leave In The Philippines

Paternity leave is granted to male employees who need time off from work to attend to his newborn and wife. This is seldom discussed (in my opinion) in the workplace and very few information is made available about it. Today, I am dedicating an entire blog article to paternity leaves in the Philippines and howContinue reading “All You Need To Know About Paternity Leave In The Philippines”

All You Need to Know About Estate Tax in The Philippines

Did you know that when you inherit a property, you’d need to pay the estate tax (or inheritance tax) to transfer the property from the (deceased) owner’s name to yours? If you do not pay the estate tax, the property will not be transferred to your name and a certificate of title cannot be issuedContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Estate Tax in The Philippines”

How To Change Your SSS Beneficiaries

Yesterday, we featured the step-by-step processes on how to apply corrections or changes on your name, marital status, and gender in your SSS records through My.SSS. Today, we are going to share how you can change your SSS beneficiaries. By the way, changing your SSS beneficiaries can only be done by submitting your request toContinue reading “How To Change Your SSS Beneficiaries”

How To Update Your Information In Your My.SSS Account

. Updating your personal information in your SSS records is now a lot easier, thanks to the My.SSS website and mobile app. In today’s blog, we are going to provide you with the step-by-step process on how to update or change your name (in case you need to apply simple corrections on your name’s spellingContinue reading “How To Update Your Information In Your My.SSS Account”

How To Update Your Last Name And Marital Status After Getting Married

Have you been married for quite a few months now but are still clueless on how to go about updating your marital status in your SSS, PhilHealth, and Pag-IBIG accounts? Do you really need to change your last name in all your IDs now that you are a wife? Updating your marital status in allContinue reading “How To Update Your Last Name And Marital Status After Getting Married”

PhilSys Check: A PhilID Verification System

How do you know your PhilID (national ID) is authentic? Read this. The Philippine Statistics Authority recently launched the PhilSys Check system – a tool that relying parties such as banks, schools, and other establishments that accept your PhilID as basis for your identification, may use to check if the PhilID you are presenting toContinue reading “PhilSys Check: A PhilID Verification System”

Are Illegitimate Children Entitled to Receive Inheritances from Their Parents?

An illegitimate child is one who was conceived and born out of wedlock, born of bigamous marriage, of adulterous relations, or born of couples below 18 years old, whether the parents were married (and which marriage is void) or not. Unless the child’s biological parents marry each other later on and file a legitimation forContinue reading “Are Illegitimate Children Entitled to Receive Inheritances from Their Parents?”

Is My NSO Birth Certificate Still Valid Or Do I Need To Get A PSA Birth Certificate?

You may still have a copy of your birth certificate that is printed on a Security Paper that bears the NSO (National Statistics Office) logo and are wondering if it can still be considered a valid copy. The answer is yes. In June 2016, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the central statistical authority of theContinue reading “Is My NSO Birth Certificate Still Valid Or Do I Need To Get A PSA Birth Certificate?”