Former Department of Finance (DOF) deputy executive director Uldarico Andutan Jr. has been convicted over his involvement in the tax credit scam in the 1990s.
The Sandiganbayan 7th Division has issued a decision which found him guilty of committing seven counts of graft over the issuance of tax credit certificates to RA Rodriguez Bus from 1997 to 1998.
With this, the anti-graft court sentenced him to suffer imprisonment ranging from 6 to 10 years for each count.
Andutan was deputy executive director of the DOF’s One-Stop Shop (OSS) Inter-Agency Tax Credit and Duty Drawback Center
Also convicted with him are other former DOF officials Raul de Vera, Brandy Marzan and Rosanna Diala who was guilty for five counts.
RA Rodriguez BUs received tax credit certificates amounting to P17.8 million even though the issuance were riddled with irregularities.