Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Are income from Mutual Funds and UITFs taxable?

Question: Do I need to pay taxes on my earnings once I redeem my Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITFs) or shares of mutual funds?

Answer: No, as long as proper taxes have already been collected prior to the redemption of your UITF participation. That’s according to Senen Quizon, a tax manager at Punongbayan & Araullo, who wrote the article “Taxation of Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITFs)” published in Business World Philippines on August 2006.

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