The Bureau of Internal Revenue strives to make its Official Web Site accessible for all users, including people with disabilities. If you have any questions or comments about the accessibility of this site, feel free to Contact Us.

Access Keys

Common keyboard shortcuts are applied here. However, here are the Accesskey assignments to help us navigate the site. Use the combined ALT + Accesskey + ENTER keys.


Alternate key + 0 Accessibility Statement (this page) 
Alternate key + 1 Goes back to Home Page 
Alternate key + R Skip to main content 
Alternate key + M Skip to Agency Footer 
Alternate key + C Contact Information 

General Web Site Layout

The web pages are consistent with its design and column positions all throughout the web site.  It followed the Government Website Template Guideline using Joomla. It consists of 7 major sections. The sections are as follows:

1. The Top Bar contains the Main menu. It consists of the following:

    • Seal of the Republic of the Philippines
    • Home
    • Transparency
    • Site Map
    • Accessibility
    • Contact Us
    • Search box

2. The Mast Head contains the BIR's header which consists of the logo and agency name.

3. The Banner contains the BIR's slider that has images with excerpts and the Transparency Seal.

4. The Auxiliary Menu contains BIR's other menus. It consists of the following:

    • Revenue Issuances
    • Registration Requirements
    • Tax Informations
    • Rulings and Legal Matters
    • International Tax Matters

5. The Content Area. It uses the 3-column format. The design specifications are:

    • The left column has the Performance Governance System, Know Your, Open Data Philippines links, Quick Links, Archives and Downloadables.
    • The right column consists of the Tax Reminders, Downloadable Tax Calendar, Announcements, Lists, Links and Visitors Count.
    • The center column contains the articles.

6. Standard Footer which consists of  the Government Directory, Seal of the Republic of the Philippines, Copyright Placement

Other Instructions and Features

1. The banner title is also used as a Home link.

2. All images have ALTERNATE text attributes. Decorative graphics appear on the CSS files. 

3. The web site can be resized to any screen and font size.

4. This site also makes a near accurate visual rendering from all browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Internet Explorer.