March is celebrated as National Women's Month and Filipinas are now getting known to be fighters for their rights. We are now at the age when women can also be leaders in various fields such as business, government, entertainment, and academics, far from the Spanish era when women were just forced to stay at home.
Kim Henares, head of Bureau of Internal Revenue, is known by many to have iron hands on people’s taxes. She is frequently shown on TV shows talking about tax issues. Whenever a celebrity, high ranking official, boxing icon and businessmen were in an issue of tax evading, her opinion is always sought. Besides, tax is one of the most talked about issues in the country and her firm belief that all must pay taxes equality under the law had been under the scrutiny of the Filipinos.