Posts Tagged Bureau of Internal Revenue

BIR reminds Filipinos anew to file income tax returns before April 15 deadline

Robie de Guzman   •   December 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has reminded Filipinos to file their income tax returns (ITR) before the deadline in April. The BIR said there will be...

Finance chief backs proposed tax on offshore gaming revenues

Robie de Guzman   •   October 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The proposal to impose a five-percent tax on revenues generated by Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) and their service providers is ‘a good idea,’ Department of Finance...

Pay from longer maternity leave is tax-free – BIR

Robie de Guzman   •   October 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Working women and expectant mothers in the private sector can now enjoy their 105-day maternity leave as the salary differential provision in the law is not subject...

BIR closes two branches of POGO service provider over tax violations

Robie de Guzman   •   October 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday (Oct. 17) said it has shut down two offices of a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) service provider for...

DOF orders BIR to hasten audit to weed out tax abusive cooperatives

Robie de Guzman   •   October 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez has ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to hasten its ongoing audit of almost 30,000 registered cooperatives to weed...

BIR collects initial P356-M in tax liabilities from POGOs

Maris Federez   •   August 10, 2019

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is expected to collect a total of P356 million as taxes from the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) by the end of August, according...

Gov’t simulates fuel marking in Subic

Robie de Guzman   •   August 1, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Government agencies recently held a simulation on fuel marking and testing process in Subic, Zambales, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said. The BOC said in a statement...

DOF, expected to earn P2-B monthly tax from POGO industry foreign workers

Maris Federez   •   July 6, 2019

The Department of Finance (DOF) has created an inter-agency task force with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Bureau of Immigration (BI), and the...

Tax amnesty for delinquent accounts to start April 24

Marje Pelayo   •   April 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) issued on Tuesday (April 9) the official guidelines of the much-awaited tax amnesty program in the country. Signed by Finance Secretary...

Rappler answers P133 million tax evasion case

Marje Pelayo   •   May 7, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler CEO, Maria Ressa on Monday, May 7, filed her counter-affidavit with the Department of Justice in response to the P133 million tax evasion complaint of the...


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