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Republic Act No. 1980

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1980
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1980 - AN ACT TO FURTHER AMEND SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWENTY-SEVEN OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Section 1. Section two hundred twenty-seven of Commonwealth Act Numbered Four hundred sixty-six, otherwise known as the National Internal Revenue Code, as amended by Republic Act Numbered Forty, is further amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 227. Stamp tax on bills of lading or receipts. – On each set of bills of lading or receipts (except charter party) for any goods, merchandise, or effects shipped from one port or place in the Philippines to another port or place in the Philippines, (except on ferries across rivers) or to any foreign port, there shall be collected a documentary stamp tax of six centavos, if the value of such goods exceeds five pesos and does not exceed two hundred pesos; fifteen centavos, if the value exceeds two hundred pesos and does not exceed one thousand pesos; thirty centavos, if the value exceeds one thousand pesos and does not exceed five thousand pesos; seventy-five centavos, if the value exceeds five thousand pesos and does not exceed ten thousand pesos; and one peso and fifty centavos, if the value exceeds ten thousand pesos."

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw

Approved: June 22, 1957

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