2014 (Taxation) Bar Exam Questions: Question 2

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Mr. De Sarapen is a candidate in the upcoming Senatorial elections. Mr. De Almacen, believing in the sincerity and ability of Mr. De Sarapen to introduce much needed reforms in the country, contributed P500,000.00 in cash to the campaign chest of Mr. De Sarapen. In addition, Mr. De Almacen purchased tarpaulins, t-shirts, umbrellas, caps and other campaign materials that he also donated to Mr. De Sarapen for use in his campaign. Is the contribution of cash and campaign materials subject to donor’s tax? (4%)

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  1. In ieu of sec. 99(c) of the tax code, as amended by ra7166…cash or propert y donated or given for the purpose of an election, shall NOT be subject to donors tax.

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