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Unformatted text preview: ious interpretation that the assessment dues are funds which are merely
held in trust by a condominium corporation lacks legal basis and is hereby abandoned.
Moreover, since a condominium corporation is subject to income tax, income payments
made to it are subject to applicable withholding taxes under existing regulations.
Value-Added Tax (VAT) – Association dues, membership fees, and other
assessments/charges collected by a condominium corporation are subject to VAT since they
constitute income payment or compensation for the beneficial services it provides to its members
Section 105 of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended, provides:
"SECTION 105. Persons Liable. — Any person who, in the course of trade or business,
sells, barters, exchanges, leases goods or properties, renders services, and any person who
imports goods shall be subject to the value-added tax (VAT) imposed in Sections 106 to
108 of this Code.
The phrase 'in the course of trade or business' means the regular conduct or pursuit of a
commercial or an economic activity, including transactions incidental thereto, by any
person regardless of whether or not the person engaged therein is a nonstock,
nonprofit private organization (irrespective of the disposition of its net income and
whether or not it sells exclusively to members or their guests), or government entit...
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