The Bureau of Internal Revenue Philippines (BIR)

BIR Deadline Business Registration

12 Aug: BIR Extends the Deadline of Business Registration for Online Sellers in the Philippines

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 75-2020 amending the deadline stated under RMC 60-2020 on the registration of business and/or updating of the registration status of all persons doing business and earning income through digital transactions across electronic platforms.

DST Exemption

28 Jul: BIR Removes Photocopies of Credit Restructuring and Extension Documents as Required Attachments in Submitting Summary Listing of Pre-existing Loans

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 72-2020 amending the Part C of RMC 36-2020 relative to mandatory photocopies of documents involving credit extensions and credit restructuring as requirements for Documentary Stamp Tax (DST) exemption.

BIR Clearance Application POGO

16 Jul: BIR Revises Guidelines and Requirements on BIR Clearance Application of POGO Licensees and Service Providers

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) releases Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 64-2020 indicating revisions on guidelines and requirements of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) Licensees and Service Providers in applying for BIR clearance. The compliance for BIR clearance application is substantial for POGO Licensees and Providers to secure the resumption of their operations in the Philippines.

BIR Tax Amnesty on Delinquencies

02 Jul: BIR Releases Amendments on Period and Manner of Availment of Tax Amnesty on Delinquencies

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 15-2020 to amend certain provisions of the RR No. 4-2019 relative to Tax Amnesty on Delinquencies (TAD). Under the released amendments, BIR further extends the deadline on the availment of tax amnesty on delinquencies and suspends the due dates for filing and application within the period of the community quarantine.