New Revenue Issuances

Revenue Regulations No. 8-2016 amends certain provisions of Revenue Regulations No. 1-2016. more

Revenue Memorandum Order No. 66-2016 amends pertinent provisions of RMO No. 26-2011, prescribing the guidelines in the tax treatment of separation benefits received by officials and employees on account of their separation from employment due to death, sickness or other physical disability and the issuance of Certificate of Tax Exemption from Income Tax and Withholding Tax. more

Revenue Memorandum Order No. 65-2016 prescribes guidelines and procedures to streamline the process and issuance of Certificate of Tax Exemption and electronic Certificate Authorizing Registration of transfer of raw lands intended for socialized housing projects to the National Housing Authority (NHA) pursuant to RA No. 7279, otherwise known as the "Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992". more

Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 130-2016 clarifies the tax treatment and appropriate Withholding Taxes on income payments by Departments and Agencies of the Government, including Government-Owned And/Or-Controlled Corporations and Government Financial Institutions to individuals engaged under a Job Order or Contract of Service Arrangement. more

Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 129-2016 circularizes the Implementing Rules and Regulations on the clearing of checks via Electronic Presentment of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Circular No. 924, Series of 2016. more

Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 128-2016 amends certain provisions of RMO No. 22-2016 relative to the submission of mandatory documentary requirements for reissuance of Certificate Authorizing Registration. more


The BIR has filed its 1st tax evasion case under Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay's leadership on November 24, 2016. more

Accomplishments on 2016 BIR Priority Programs/Projects. 1st sem./2nd sem. 

PCSO settles deficiency documentary stamp taxes with BIR, pays initial P1.34B. more

BIR files first tax evasion case under Duterte administration against PCSO STL operator based in Batangas. more

BIR condemns killing of BIR Official. more

Statement on the assassination of Regional Director Jonas D.P. Amora. more

The BIR and the DTI entered into a Memorandum of Agreement on October 10, 2016. more

BIR Accomplishments for July 1 to September 30, 2016. narrative/matrix 


Notice of Public Auction of seized and absolutely forfeited properties on December 28, 2016. more

New direct lines for taxpayer queries. more/unavailability memo/announcement

Advisory on eFPS availability/accessibility. Nov. 11Sept 15

Over-the-counter acceptance of Withholding Tax Returns. more

eFPS email alert advisory on phishing. memo/advisory

Advisory on eFPS intermittent availability/accessibility. Nov 9/Nov 7/May 20/Aug 30/penalties

Advisory on eFPS unavailability/inaccesibility.Oct 29/Sept 13

Reminder to all Taxpayers mandated to file and pay electronically. more

Notice to the Public. more

Updated requirements in securing Tax Clearance for bidding purposes. more/affidavit1/afffidavit2

Advisory on validation of authenticity of issued Tax Clearances for bidding purposes. more

The eDST System is encountering a technical problem in the retrieval and printing of secure stamps. more

The public is advised of the issuance by the BIR of Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 51-2016 on the availability of the Stamp Verifier Appmore

Alternative sites to obtain/download the Offline eBIRForms Package:

Direct link:

UPDATED List of Accredited Tax Practitioners. more

The BIR Chronicles comprising the most important milestones and events in the Bureau's history from its establishment in 1904 up to the present is now available. more

Top 500 Individual Taxpayers for 2014. By Rank /Alphabetical

Top 500 Non-Individual Taxpayers for 2014. By Rank/Alphabetical

Concerned Philippine financial institutions are advised to take necessary steps to prepare for full implementation of the terms of the Inter-Governmental Agreement on FATCA. more

Philippines makes doing business easier. banner/old vs new procedures/simplified steps


Quality Management System (QMS): All ten (10) Revenue District Offices of Revenue Region No. 7-Quezon City have been conferred ISO 9001:2008 Certification for their business registration processes by a third party auditor, TUV Rheinland. more/ISO Certifications

Electronic Tax Information System (eTIS): The Case Management System (CMS) module of the Electronic Tax Information System (eTIS-1) was rolled out in all eTIS-1 pilot sites on June 18, 2015. more

Run After Tax Evaders (RATE) Program: Background /Article/ Status/ FAQs

Oplan Kandado: Suspension of business operations and temporary closure of non-compliant taxpayers. more

Tax Compliance Verification Drive: Issuance of Reminder Letter to all business establishments during tax mapping operations. Letter-front/ Letter-back

BIR Citizen’s Charter: In compliance with the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, the Bureau is implementing the BIR Citizen’s Charter on 8 identified registration-related frontline services. more

BIR Personnel Integrity Program: Updates on Presidential Directives on Integrity Development Action Plan. more