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Good news! Senate Bill No. 1092 or Teaching Supplies Allowance Act of 2019 is now approved in the third and final reading

Senate Bill No. 1092 or Teaching Supplies Allowance Act of 2019

Senate Bill No. 1092 or Teaching Supplies Allowance Act of 2019 is now approved in the third and final reading in the Senate.

This bill aims to institutionalize the teaching supplies allowance for all public school teachers.

With 22 affirmative votes and no negative votes, senators approved Senate Bill No. 1094 during the plenary session.

Under the bill, teaching supplies allowance will be increased to P5,000 per teacher for the school year 2021-2022; P7,500 for school years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024; and P10,000 for the school year 2024-2025.

The teaching allowance would be exempted from income tax, according to the measure.

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