Mary Rose Pascual

Mary Rose is based in Taxand Philippines, where she is a partner at Salvador & Associates. Her key tax areas are tax advocacy and litigation, tax planning and consultation and investments.

Mary Rose worked as a Technical Assistant in the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Legal and Inspection Group of the BIR from 2002 to 2004, where her responsibilities included the review of rulings, pleadings, and recommendations of the various divisions under the Legal Group of the BIR. She was also involved with various technical working groups for specific projects of the BIR such as the Fast Inventory Ruling and System Tracking (FIRST) project and Comprehensive Review of BIR Rulings from 1998 to 2003.

Prior to her stint in the BIR, she was a supervisor in SGV & Co., Tax Division, from 1998 to 2002, where she handled tax advocacy, tax litigation and tax advisory work. She also worked as a law clerk in the Office of Justice Fidel P. Purisima in the Supreme Court.

She joined Taxand Philippines in April 2004, and has been actively involved in tax litigation involving refunds and assessments.

She also represents clients before officials of the BIR in relation to their assessment protests, administrative claims for refunds, and handles corporate services work.

Mary Rose attended the Management Development Program of the Asian Institute of Management.