The Department of Justice has found probable cause to charge producer-director Carlo J. Caparas with tax evasion.
The national artist for film and visual arts, was charged for failure to file value-added tax (VAT) returns from 2006 to 2009.
His total tax deficiency was pegged at P101.82 million.
The other complaint filed against him, the failure of filing income tax returns was dismissed.
He had a P1.3 billion contract with state lottery firm Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office and received P850.95 million from 2006-2009 for the shows ‘Ang Pangarap Kong Jackpot’ and ‘Kroko.’