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RR No. 26-2020: Donations to Public Schools During the Pandemic

2020-10-19T02:03:45+00:00

By: Hergie Ann De Guzman, CPA The COVID-19 Pandemic undoubtedly affects every aspect of our daily lives - family, work, and especially the students’ means of learning. With the school opening suspended last June, there has been a significant delay in their studies. Finally, this October, classes reopened but in a different setting and mode - the classes went virtual or online. The online classes, I might say, is not for everyone especially to those who cannot afford to purchase the necessary gadgets for this platform. Another thing is not every school is fully equipped with the proper learning materials and [...]

RR No. 26-2020: Donations to Public Schools During the Pandemic2020-10-19T02:03:45+00:00

Revenue Regulations No. 19-2020: Use of BIR Form 1709 or Information Return on Related Party Transactions

2020-07-13T03:48:18+00:00

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released on July 10, 2020 Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 19-2020 to prescribe the use of BIR Form No. 1709 or the Information Return on Related Party Transactions (International and/or Domestic) and the submission of its attachments. The form will be used by the taxpayers with related party transactions for the proper disclosures and as support in the implementation of Philippine Accounting Standards (PAS) 24 on Related Party Disclosures. The RR is rooted on the Transfer Pricing Guidelines prescribed in RR No. 2-2013. Seemingly, BIR is now being active with its implementation to go after the [...]

Revenue Regulations No. 19-2020: Use of BIR Form 1709 or Information Return on Related Party Transactions2020-07-13T03:48:18+00:00

RMC 49-2020: The New Normal on ITR and Related Attachments Submission

2020-06-01T03:04:31+00:00

Long queues for the stamping of the Annual Income Tax Returns (ITR) and Financial Statements (FS) has been a norm in most BIR Revenue District Offices (RDOs) specially on the actual deadline. However, this burdensome practice is expected to finally come to an end as the taxpayers are provided with other options for submission. BIR issued Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 49-2020 on May 22, 2020, laying down the following additional options to taxpayers: Submission through Revenue Collection Officers (RCOs) or, Submission through online eAFS Submission through Revenue Collection Officers (RCOs) Taxpayers may submit the required attachments to the nearest RCO, [...]

RMC 49-2020: The New Normal on ITR and Related Attachments Submission2020-06-01T03:04:31+00:00

RMC No. 47-2020: Compliance with the Receipting/Invoicing  Requirements During ECQ

2020-05-12T11:03:33+00:00

Issues in Invoicing During ECQ Due to the strict implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), many taxpayers experience difficulties when it comes to the issuance of receipts/invoices to their customers.  Manual receipts with Authority to Print (ATP) and computer-generated receipts with duly approved Permit to Use (PTU) or Acknowledgment Certificate are not accessible due the closure of most business establishments. Sending or mailing of the actual receipts/invoices through postal services is currently impossible due to non-observance of standard operating hours.  Also, some taxpayers have their ATP expired during ECQ.  Work-around Invoicing Procedures During ECQ BIR has issued Revenue Memorandum Circular [...]

RMC No. 47-2020: Compliance with the Receipting/Invoicing  Requirements During ECQ2020-05-12T11:03:33+00:00

Further BIR Deadline Extensions Related to Covid-19

2020-05-06T01:48:00+00:00

By: Hergie Ann De Guzman, CPA The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has issued last April 30, 2020 Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 11-2020 dated April 29, 2020 to further extend the deadline of filing/submission of returns/reports and payment of taxes due to the extended Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ).  Taxpayers who will file their tax returns within the original deadline or prior to the extended deadline can amend their tax returns at any time before the extended due date. An amendment that will result in additional tax can still be paid without penalties provided that it should be done not later than [...]

Further BIR Deadline Extensions Related to Covid-192020-05-06T01:48:00+00:00