A gun-carrying chief tax collector in the Philippines is trying to tackle tax evasion and corruption. Kim Henares began carrying a semi-automatic pistol eight months after becoming the Philippines’ chief tax collector, and her shooting instructor was the country's president, Bloomberg reported. Since she took over the hundred-year-old Bureau of Internal Revenue three years ago, Henares has attacked one of the most common forms of corruption in the country: Not paying taxes. She has filed more than 180 tax-evasion complaints, investigated former world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and...
Pistol carrying tax inspector heads Philippines war on evasion
6th Sep 2013