We provide a visual guide to help taxpayers prepare and submit their income tax returns (ITRs) in the Philippines, from manual filing, eFPS, and eBIRForms.
The roles of an accountant are not limited to a handful of functions such as tax preparation, maintenance of accounting records, and regulatory compliance with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA). Some accountants can also devise strategic plans and come up with other advice to help sustain the company’s finances such as creating a forecast to determine your business health.
Companies follow a common set of accounting principles to ensure the accuracy of their financial statements and books of accounts. However, some businesses still face several challenges with their accounting processes.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released the guidelines for the issuance of a Tax Residency Certificate (TRC). This measure prevents unqualified taxpayers from availing tax treaty benefits and mandates the creation of a database of Filipino residents with foreign-sourced income.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) launched a competition meant for the creation of a convenient mobile taxpayer service to streamline the current procedure for registration, filing, and payment of taxes. BIR launched the competition on October 16, 2019.
As instructed by the Department of Finance (DOF), the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is currently exploring methods to properly tax activities under the digital economy and enhance revenue collections by closing tax leakages.
The Philippines, despite the on-going Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) of the “Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Reform Act” or CITIRA, can still convince local and foreign investors not to move out of the country.
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) requested for their exclusion from the rationalization of fiscal incentives under House Bill (HB) No. 4157, also known as the “Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Reform Act (CITIRA).”
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will amend Revenue Regulation (RR) No. 5-2017, granting Persons With Disabilities (PWD) a discount for select products that may fall under necessities and prime commodities starting in September 2019.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) revealed its latest tax payment system that will allow Filipinos to settle their final obligations quickly. To expedite the payment of tax dues, BIR unveiled PESONet as its latest bank-to-bank payment platform.