BIR Advisory on New Threshold for Non-VAT Business

BIR advisory. “To all concerned taxpayers and revenue officials and employees:  purely self-employed individuals and/or professionals who are vat-registered taxpayers and whose gross sales/receipts and other non-operating income do not exceed the new value-added tax (VAT) threshold of P3,000,000 in the preceding year, may elect to change his/her status from VAT to Non-VAT by filing

How to Make Tabasco Style Hot Sauce

Because the chiles are not aged in oak barrels for three years, this will be only a rough approximation of the famous McIlhenny product. You will have to grow your own tabascos or substitute dried ones that have been rehydrated. Other small, hot, fresh red chiles can also be substituted for the tabascos. 1 pound

How to Make Oyster Sauce

Oyster sauce is found in many Cantonese stir-fry dishes. Refrigerated, this sauce will keep for several months. Ingredients: 2 cups of fresh oyster meat 3 cups of water 1 cup of bottled clam juice 1 teaspoon of salt 1 clove garlic 1 green onion, white portion only 1 slice of fresh ginger, 1/8-inch thick 1/4

A Herbal Medicine from Sampalok or Tamarind

For Colds: Boil the chopped leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes, or until the water is reduced to half its volume. Allow to cool and strain. Divide the decoction into 3 parts and drink 1 part every after each meal. The following measurements should guide you: Condition of leaves =  Age of

Handmade Paper from Banana Stalks

The information generated in this study shows the potential utilization of waste banana stalks as fiber resource for handmade paper by an environment-friendly protocol. Here, instead of using chemicals like caustic soda and acid in cooking the material to produce pulp, it utilized an edible fungi, Pleurotus sajor caju, to delignify the material and render