ABS-CBNnews.com Henares to Pacquiao: ‘Fight hasn’t reached the ring yet’by: Jon Carlos Rodriguez, Posted at 02/03/2015 5:53 PM | Updated as of 02/03/2015 6:06 PM

MANILA – The fight hasn’t even started yet.

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares said the recent victory of Sarangani Rep. and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in his tax case is merely a preliminary decision that denied the BIR’s petition to dismiss Pacquiao’s request for a review of the tax case against him.

The Court of Appeals (CTA), in its January 27 ruling, ordered the BIR to answer within 10 days the petition for review filed by Pacquiao.

Henares, however, said the BIR will file a motion for reconsideration on the CTA decision.

“Sinabi lang ng Court of Appeals na may jurisdiction siya, preliminary palang ‘yan. We are filing a motion for reconsideration on that decision,” Henares said at a press conference after the launch of the agency’s latest tax campaign on Tuesday…Read More