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2016 REVISED VAT SURCHARGES.  Circular No. 15-69 dated December 21, 2015 was signed by current OIC / PMG Joel Ottara imposing a 12% VAT on ALL products and services of Phlpost. So now it will cost 12% more, rounded up to the next peso, to mail anything starting Jan 2, 2016.  The VAT charges are now incorporated with the new postal rates.  See partial list here.


2016 STAMP PROGRAM (Tentative)






1st Quarter Topical
Fiestas, 15p x 4 Se-tenant Strips of 4,
Miniature Sheets of 16



May  5


National Heritage Month -
Traditional Musical Instruments - 
15p x 4 Se-tenant B/4, 60p Souvenir Sheets
May 6 ISO 9001 Certification of the ARMM Office of the Regional Governor, 15p
May 12 Municipality of Tiaong, Quezon
325th Founding Anniversary, 15p

2nd Quarter Topical - Ternos by Ramon Valera,
15p x 4 Se-tenant B/4 (Silk stamps)
Miniature Sheets of 16

Philippine Sports Team at the Summer Olympics
5p x 4 Se-tenant B/4, Miniature Sheets of 16
40p Souvenir Sheets of 4 (20p x 4)
(Circular stamps)

Note:  Designs being revised - Only Brazil is allowed to use the Olympic rings & Rio Olympic logos.



June 1 Cityhood of Olongapo, 50th Anniversary, 15p
June 19 Knights of Rizal - 15p
June 19 Jose Rizal, 155th Birth Anniversary - 15p
June 21 Department of Education, 115th Anniversary, 15p

Inauguration of 16th President - 15p



July 22

Philippine National Bank (PNB) Centennial
15p x 4, 100p Souvenir Sheet
July Teresita "Mama Sita" Reyes - 15p




3rd Quarter Topical - Philippine Treasures from the Collection of the Ayala Museum,
15p x 4 Se-tenant B/4, Miniature Sheets of 16
(3D Embossing & Spot Lamination)




Philippine-Portugal Diplomatic Relations
35p, 15p Se-tenant  Pairs (National Flowers)



October 10

4th Quarter Topical - Philippine Orchids,
15p x 4 Se-tenant B/4, Miniature Sheets of 16
60p Souvenir Sheets
October Philtrust Banking Corp. Centenary



November 14

National Stamp Collecting Month -
70th Anniversary, First Republic (1946) Stamps
15p x 4, 40p Souvenir Sheets

November 21

National Teachers' Month - "Guro: Pangalawang Magulang" (Teacher:  Second Parent) - 15p
November 25

Pasko 2016:  Christmas Lanterns
15p Se-tenant B/4 (Intaglio Printing)
Miniature Sheets of 16




2017 Year of the Rooster
15p, 30p Se-tenant Pairs, Miniature Sheets of 16
200p Souvenir Sheets
(Circular Stamp, 3D Embossing, Gold Foil)



  Mars Ravelo's Darna (Superheroine)
  MMK Commemorative
  Philtrust Banking Corporation
  Antonio Luna 150th Birth Anniversary

April 20, 2016

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