Local business magazine BizNews Asia revealed Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) list of 2008’s Top Individual Taxpayers in the Philippines.
It is a list of the top 500 individuals who diligently pay their taxes. The top 3 slots are occupied by Manny Pacquiao, Willie Revillame, and Piolo Pascual. Kris Aquino is at rank 8, Michael V is at 10, Broadcaster Mike Enriquez is at rank 23, Actress Judy Ann Santos is at 25, Mel Tiangco is at 45, Actor John Lloyd Cruz is at 116. Other celebrities who made it to the top 500 include Lea Salonga, Bea Alonzo, Marian Rivera, Luis Manzano, Angel Locsin, Dingdong Dantes, Dolphy, Carmina Villarroel, Rufa Mae Quinto, Richard Gomez, Jericho Rosales, and Ai Ai de las Alas.