BIR Speaks on Deadline for Filing of Income Tax Return (ITR)


Update on BIR Deadline for Filing of Annual ITR BIR – The Bureau of Internal Revenue spoke on the dealine for the filing of the annual Income Tax Return (ITR). One of the requirements of the government in almost all countries is the filing of annual income tax returns (ITRs) of specific individuals and businesses. … Read more

BIR Says Online Sellers, Social Media Influencers Need To Pay Taxes


BIR: “There are initial observations and findings na talaga maraming non-compliant” BIR — The Bureau of Internal Revenue said that online sellers and social media influencers must pay their taxes. The tax bureau is in talks with online shopping platforms on the collection of taxes for online sellers. BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo reiterated that all … Read more

BIR Piloting Use Of e-Invoicing System, Issuance Of e-Receipts

BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo

BIR: “We are towards mandating the use of receipts electronically para wala nang mga papel.” BIR — The Bureau of Internal Revenue said that it is piloting the use of an e-invoicing (electronic invoicing) system and issuance of e-receipts (electronic receipts) for select 100 large taxpayers. BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo told veteran journalist Malou Mangahas … Read more

Incoming BIR Commissioner To Pursue Expanded Digitized Tax Collection

Incoming BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo

Incoming BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo: “This will make the tax collection system more efficient and less prone to graft and corruption.” LILIA GUILLERMO — The incoming Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) commissioner said that she will pursue an expanded digitized tax collection for transparency and more efficiency. Guillermo, who is a former BIR Deputy Commissioner … Read more

BIR Intros Online Portal For Taxpayers

BIR online portal

BIR officially introduced its online portal for taxpayers. BIR — On Tuesday, the Bureau of Internal Revenue officially introduced a new electronic system that aims to make it easier for taxpayers to register and to pay taxes online. Together with the Korea International Cooperation Agency, the agency revealed the Electronic Invoicing / Receipting System and … Read more

Incoming BIR Commissioner Eyes Lifestyle Checks On Professionals, Social Media Influencers


Incoming BIR Commissioner Lilia Guillermo: “Marami rin nakikitang citizens ang tataas ng lifestyle nila, yet kung compare mo taxes na binabayaran nila, ma-question mo rin …” LILIA GUILLERMO — As the Philippine government tries to raise collections amidst the country’s debt, the incoming Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) commissioner is eyeing lifestyle checks on professionals … Read more

Imee Marcos Says Imelda Yet To Receive Demand Letter From BIR

Imee Marcos

Senator Imee Marcos said that her mother, Imelda, has yet to receive a demand letter from BIR. IMEE MARCOS — The senator said that the Marcoses have yet to receive any communication from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) demanding payment for a multi-billion-peso tax on the estate of late President Ferdinand Marcos. On Friday, … Read more

President Duterte Calls Out BIR Over Uncollected Estate Tax

President Duterte

President Duterte: “Nand’yan ang BIR, so tanungin natin ang BIR bakit hanggang ngayon, hindi nakolekta ‘yung estate tax?” PRESIDENT DUTERTE — Without naming names, the Philippine President has asked the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) why it hasn’t yet collected a certain estate tax due. The President said in his weekly televised “Talk to the … Read more