Atty. Rhondee “Ron” E. Dumlao, CPA
With ten (10) years of combined experience as a Certified Public Accountant and Corporate and Tax Lawyer, and a former partner in one of the reputable law firms in BGC, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Atty. Dumlao established his own practice.
Atty. Dumlao started his career at SGV & Co. (Ernst & Young Philippines), where he was trained and obtained vast experience in the field of taxation. Among others, he performed tax due diligence; reviewed client’s tax position, practices and procedures to determine whether they comply with the tax laws; performed accrual reviews and audit support engagements; provided tax advisory; assisted in independent CPA verifications and attested to the correctness of refund; prepared income tax returns of individuals and corporations; and prepared US ITR and Federal Returns.
Atty. Dumlao also obtained extensive experience in taxation in one of the leading tax firms in the Philippines, where he represented multinational and publicly-listed entities from different industries such as business process outsourcing, real estate, shipping, toll way, beverage, oil and gas, among others; disputed tax assessments and claimed judicial refunds before the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Regional Trial Courts and the Court of Tax Appeals; acted as counsel for several PEZA and BOI-registered entities; obtained rulings from BIR; handled various tax treaty relief applications; performed tax compliance audits; advised companies on tax and corporate-related matters; assisted ROHQs for the closure of branch; handled settlement of estates; and assisted individuals and families in estate tax planning.
Atty. Dumlao is currently a consultant for various local and multinational companies on tax and corporate matters. He is also a resource speaker in tax seminars and currently a tax professor in University of Sto. Tomas.