BIR Eases Filing of Returns and Allows Tax Payments in Banks Outside RDO
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) releases Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 48-2020 indicating ease of filing of returns, payment of due taxes as stipulated under RMC 43-2020, including payment of Amnesty Tax. BIR eases filing of returns and tax payments until June 14, 2020 considering the accessibility of payment facilities to taxpayers during the extended Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and implementation of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ).
Taxpayers may perform the following until June 14:
- File the tax return and pay their taxes at the nearest Authorized Agent Banks (AABs)
- File the returns and pay their tax dues to the concerned Revenue Collection Officers (RCOs) of the nearest Revenue District Office (RDO).
Tax payments in the form of cash shall not exceed twenty thousand pesos (Php20,000). Tax payments through check shall not be limited provided that it is made in the RDO with the presence of the RCO until June 14.
Checks shall be deemed payable to the BIR.*
*IFO name and TIN are no longer required for indication in checks as well as the name and branch of receiving AAB.