Index for Withholding Tax

 


CODAL REFERENCE AND RELATED ISSUANCES

Republic Act Nos. 8424, 9337, 9442, 9504, 10963

Sections 57 to 58 and 78 to 83 of the National Internal Revenue Code (NIRC)

Revenue Regulation Nos. 2-98, 17-2003, 30-2003, 10-2008, 11-2018

Revenue Memorandum Circular Nos. 72-2004, 91-2010, 50-2018, 51-2018


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IMPORTANCE OF WITHHOLDING TAX SYSTEM

It is considered as an effective tool in the collection of taxes for the following reasons:

  • It encourages voluntary compliance;
  • It reduces cost of collection effort;
  • It prevents delinquencies and revenue loss; and
  • It prevents dry spell in the fiscal conditions of the government by providing revenues throughout the taxable year.

 


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PERSONS REQUIRED TO WITHHOLD WITHHOLDING TAXES

  • Individuals engaged in business or practiced of profession
  • Non-individuals (corporations, associations, partnertship, cooperatives) whether engaged in business or not
  • Government agencies and its instrumentalities (National Government Agentcies (NGAs), Government-owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Local Government Units including Baranggays (LGUs

A WITHHOLDING AGENT - is any person or entity who is in control of the payment subject to withholding tax and therefore is required to deduct and remit taxes withheld to the government.

 


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CLASSIFICATION OF WITHHOLDING TAXES

  • Creditable withholding tax   
  1. Compensation - is the tax withheld from income payments to individuals arising from an employer-employee relationship.
  2. Expanded - is a kind of withholding tax which is prescribed on certain income payments and is creditable against the income tax due of the payee for the taxable quarter/year in which the particular income was earned.
  3. Withholding Tax on GMP - Value Added Taxes (GVAT) - is the tax withheld by National Government Agencies (NGAs) and instrumentalities, including government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) and local government units (LGUs), before making any payments to VAT registered taxpayers/suppliers/payees on account of their purchases of goods and services.
  4. Withholding Tax on Government Money Payments (GMP) - Percentage Taxes - is the tax withheld by National Government Agencies (NGAs) and  instrumentalities, including government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) and local government units (LGUs), before making any payments to non-VAT registered taxpayers/suppliers/payees
  • Final Withholding Tax is a kind of withholding tax which is prescribed on certain income payments and is not creditable against the income tax due of the payee on other income subject to regular rates of tax for the taxable year. Income Tax withheld constitutes the full and final payment of the Income Tax due from the payee on the particular income subjected to final withholding tax.

 


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WITHHOLDING TAX ON COMPENSATION

Compensation or Wages - refers to all remuneration for services performed by an employee for his employer under an employee-employer relationships unless exempted by the NIRC and pertinent laws.

KINDS OF COMPENSATION

  • Regular
  1. Basic Salary
  2. Fixed allowances
  • Supplmentary
  1. Commission
  2. Overtime pay
  3. Fees, including directors fees
  4. Profit sharing
  5. Monetized vacation leave in excess of ten (10) days
  6. Sick leave
  7. Fringe benefits received by rank and file employees
  8. Hazard pay
  9. Taxable 13th month pay and other benefits
  10. Other remuneration received from an employee-employer relationships

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RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EMPLOYER

  • Submit the duly accomplished BIR Form Nos. 1902 and/or 1905 to the RDO within thirty (30) days from receipt;
  • Withhold the tax due from the employees following the prescribed manner;
  • Remit the amount of tax withheld from the employee within the prescribed due dates;
  • Do the year-end adjustment;
  • Submit Annual Information return (BIR Form 1604-C, 1604-F and 1604-E), including the required alphabetical list of employees/payees on or before January 31 following the close of the calendar year;
  • Issue the Certificate of Compensation Payment/Tax Withheld (BIR Form No. 2316) to the employees; and
  • Refund excess tax withheld.

 


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EXEMPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS FROM GROSS INCOME

  1. Remuneration received as an incident of employment (RA 7641; those with approved reasonable private retirement plan; Social Security Act of 1954, as amended; GSIS Act of 1937, as amended; and etc.
  2. Remuneration paid for agricultural labor;
  3. Remuneration for domestic services;
  4. Remuneration for casual labor not in the course of an employer's trade or business;
  5. Compensation for services by a citizen or a resident of the Philippines for a foreign government or international organization;
  6. Damages (Actual, moral, exemplary and nominal);
  7. Life insurance;
  8. Amounts received by the insured as a return of premium;
  9. Compensation for injuries or sickness;
  10. Income exempt under treaty
  11. 13th Month pay and other benefits
  12. GSIS, SSS, Medicare and other contributions (employee's share only)
  13. Compensation income of minimum wage earners (MWEs) who work in the private sector and being paid the Statutory Minimum Wage (SMW), as fixed by the Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board (RTWPB)/National Wages Productivity Commission (NWPC), applicable to the place where he/she is assigned;
  14.  Compensation income of employees in the public sector with compensation income of not more the the SMW in the non-agricultural sector as fixed by the RTWPB?NWPC applicable to the place where he/she is assigned.
  15. De Minimis benefits
  16. Fringe benefits given to employees other than rank and file and subjected to Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT);
  17. Personnel Economic Relief Allowance (PERA) given to government employees; and Representation and transportation allowance (RATA granted to public officers and employees under the General Appropriations Act.

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MINIMUM WAGE EARNERS

No withholding tax shall be required on the Statutory Minimum Wage (SMW) of the Minimum Wage earner in the private/public sectors as defined in RR 2-98, as amended by RR 11-2018, including:

  • Holiday pay
  • Overtime pay
  • Night shift differential
  • Hazard pay

of Minimum Wage earners in the private/public sectors as defined by these Regulations.


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DE MINIMIS BENEFITS NOT SUBJECT TO WITHHOLDING TAX

  1. Monetized unused vacation leave credits to employees not exceeding ten (10) days during the year;
  2. Monetized value of vacation and sick leave credits paid to government officials and employees;
  3. Medical cash allowance to dependents of employees, not exceeding P1,500 per employee per semester of P250 per month;
  4. Rice subsidy of P2,000 or one sack of 50kg rice per month amounting to not more than P2,000;
  5. Uniform and clothing allowance not exceeding P6,000 per annum;
  6. Actual medical assistance, e.g. medical allowance to cover medical and healthcare needs, annual medical/executive check-up, maternity assistance, and routine consultations, not exceeding P10,000.00 per annum;
  7. Laundry allowance not exceeding P300 per month;
  8. Employees achievement awards, e.g. for length of service or safety achievement, which in the form of a tangible personal property other than cash or gift certificate, with an annual monetary value not exceeding P10,000 received by the employee under an established written plan which does not discriminate in favor of highly paid employees;
  9. Gifts given during Christmas and major anniversary celebrations not exceeding P5,000 per employee per annum;
  10. Daily meal allowance for overtime work not exceeding twenty five percent (25%) of the basic minimum wage;
  11. Benefits received by an employee by virtue of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) and productivity incentive schemes provided that the total annual monetary value received from both CBA and productivity incentive schemes combined do not exceed ten thousand pesos (Php 10,000.00)per employee per taxable year;

 

 


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WITHHOLDING TAX TABLE

 REVISED WITHHOLDING TAX TABLE
Effective January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2022 
DAILY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range  P685 and below P685 -P1,095 P1,096 - P2,191 P2,192 - P5,478 P5,479 - P21,917 P21,918 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +20% over P685 P82.19 +25% over P1,096 P356.16 +30% over P2,192 P1,342.47 +32% over P5,479 P6,602.74 +35% over P21,918
WEEKLY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range P4,808 and below P4,808 - P7,691 P7,692 - P15,384 P15,385 - P38,461 P38,462 - P153,845 P153,846 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +20% over P4,808 P576.92 +25% over p7,692 P2,500.00 +30% over p15,385 P9,423.08 +32% over P38,462 P46,346.15 +35% over P153,846
SEMI-MONTHLY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range P10,417 and below P10,417 - P16,666 P16,667 - P33,332 P33,333 - P83,332 P83,333 - P333,332 P333,333 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +20% over P10,417 P1,250.00 +25% over P16,667 P5,416.67 +30% over P33,333 P20,416.67 +32% over P83,333 P100,416.67 +35% over P333,333
MONTHLY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range P20,833 and below P20,833 - P33,332 P33,333 - P66,666 P66,667 - P166,666 P166,667 - P666,666 P666,667 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +20% over P20,833 P2,500.00 +25% over 33,333 P10,833.33 +30% over P66,667 P40,833.33 +32% over P166,667 P200,833.33 +35% over P666,667  
 REVISED WITHHOLDING TAX TABLE
Effective January 1, 2023 and onwards
DAILY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range  P685 and below P685 -P1,095 P1,096 - P2,191 P2,192 - P5,478 P5,479 - P21,917 P21,918 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +15% over P685 P82.19 +20% over P1,096 P356.16 +25% over P2,192 P1,342.47 +30% over P5,479 P6,602.74 +35% over P21,918
WEEKLY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range P4,808 and below P4,808 - P7,691 P7,692 - P15,384 P15,385 - P38,461 P38,462 - P153,845 P153,846 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +15% over P4,808 P576.92 +20% over p7,692 P2,500.00 +25% over p15,385 P9,423.08 +30% over P38,462 P46,346.15 +35% over P153,846
SEMI-MONTHLY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range P10,417 and below P10,417 - P16,666 P16,667 - P33,332 P33,333 - P83,332 P83,333 - P333,332 P333,333 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +15% over P10,417 P1,250.00 +20% over P16,667 P5,416.67 +25% over P33,333 P20,416.67 +30% over P83,333 P100,416.67 +35% over P333,333
MONTHLY 1 2 3 4 5 6
Compensation Range P20,833 and below P20,833 - P33,332 P33,333 - P66,666 P66,667 - P166,666 P166,667 - P666,666 P666,667 and above
Prescribed Withholding Tax 0.00 0.00 +15% over P20,833 P2,500.00 +20% over 33,333 P10,833.33 +25% over P66,667 P40,833.33 +30% over P166,667 P200,833.33 +35% over P666,667   

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ANNUAL TAX TABLE

EFFECTIVE DATE JANUARY 1, 2018 to DECEMBER 31, 2022 
Not over P250,000 0%
Over P250,000 but not over P400,000 20% of the excess over P250,000
Over P400,000 but not over P800,000 P30,000 + 25% of the excess over P400,000
Over P800,000 but not over P2,000,000 P130,000 + 30% of the excess over P800,000
Over P2,000,000 but not over P8,000,000 P490,000 + 32% of the excess over P2,000,000
Over P8,000,000 P2,410,000 + 35% of the excess over P8,000,000
EFFECTIVE DATE JANUARY 1, 2023
Not over P250,000 0%
Over P250,000 but not over P400,000 15% of the excess over P250,000
Over P400,000 but not over P800,000 P22,500 + 20% of the excess over P400,000
Over P800,000 but not over P2,000,000 P102,500 + 25% of the excess over P800,000
Over P2,000,000 but not over P8,000,000 P402,500 + 30% of the excess over P2,000,000
Over P8,000,000 P2,202,500 + 35% of the excess over P8,000,000

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YEAR-END-ADJUSTMENT

On or before the calendar year and prior to the payment of the compensation for last payroll period, the employer shall determine the sum of the taxable regular and supplementary compensation paid to each employee for the whole year and must ensure that the tax due is equal to tax withheld.

ANNUALIZED WITHHOLDING TAX FORMULA

Gross Compensation Income (present + previous employer)                                                         Px x x x 

Less: Non-Taxable/Exempt Compensation Income

  1. 13th month pay and other benefits                                         P90,000.00
  2. SSS, GSIS, PHIC, HDMF and union dues (employee share)          x x x x x x
  3. Other Non-Taxable salaries (P250,000)                                     x x x x x x                          x x x x 

Taxable Compensation Income                                                                                                  Px x x x

Tax Due                                                                                                                                  P x x x x

Less: Tax Withheld (January to November/termination date)                                                         P x x x x 

Tax to be withheld for December/last payroll period                                                                     Px x x  x

Collectible : Tax Due> tax withheld  - collect before payment of last salary

Refund:      Tax Due< tax withheld -  refund on or before January 25th of the year/ last payment of salary

Break even:  Tax due = tax withheld    - no more withholding for December salary


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WITHHOLDING TAX FORMS

WITHHOLDING TAX FORMS DESCRIPTION
REGISTRATION FORM  
BIR FORM NO. 1901 Application for Registration for Self-Employed and Mixed Income Individuals, Estates and Trusts
BIR FORM NO. 1902 Application for Registration for Individuals Earning Purely Compensation Income and Non-Residnet Citizens/Resident Alien Employee
BIR FORM NO. 1903 Application for Registration for Corporations/Partnerships (Taxable/Non-Taxable), including GAIs and LGUs
BIR FORM NO. 1904 Application for Registration for One-time Taxpayer and Persons Registering under E.O. 98 (Securing a TIN to be able to transact with any government office)
BIR FORM NO. 1905 Application for Information Update
PAYMENT FORM  
BIR FORM NO. 0605 Payment form
BIR FORM NO. 0619-E Monthly Remittance Form of Creditable Income Taxes Withheld (Expanded)
BIR FORM NO. 0619-F Monthly Remittance Form of Final Income Taxes Withheld 
REMITTANCE FORM  
BIR FORM NO. 1600-VT Monthly Remittance Return of Value-Added Tax 
BIR FORM No. 1600-PT Monthly Remittance Return of Percentage Tax 
BIR FORM NO. 1600WP Remittance Return of Percentage Tax on Winnings and Prizes Withheld by Race Track Operators
BIR FORM NO. 1601-C Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Comnpensation
BIR FORM NO. 1601-EQ Quarterly Remittance Return of Creditable Income Taxes withheld (Expanded)
BIR FORM NO. 1601-FQ

Quarterly Remittance Return of Final Income Taxes Withheld

BIR FORM NO. 1602-Q Quarterly Remittance Return of Final Taxes Withheld on Interest Paid on Deposits and Deposits Substitutes/Trusts/Etc.
BIR FORM NO. 1603-Q Quarterly Remittance Return of Final Income Taxes Withheld on Fringe benefits Paid to Employees Other Than Rank and File
CERTIFICATES  
BIR FORM NO. 2304 Certificate of Income Payment Not Subject to Withholding Tax (Excluding Compensation Income)
BIR FORM NO. 2306 Certificate of Final Tax Withheld at Source
BIR FORM NO. 2307 Certificate of Creditable Tax Withheld at Source
BIR FORM NO. 2316 Certificate of Compensation Payment/Tax Withheld

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MODE OF FILING AND PAYMENT

WITHHOLDING TAX FORMS DUE DATE  
eFPS Manual/EBIRForms
PAYMENT FORM    
BIR FORM NO. 0605    
BIR FORM NO. 0619-E

Filing - see Schedule in RR 26-2002

Payment - on or before the fiftenth (15th) day of the following month

on or before the tenth (10th) day following the close of the month
BIR FORM NO. 0619-F
REMITTANCE FORM    
BIR FORM NO. 1600-VT on or before the tenth (10th) day following the close of the month on or before the tenth (10th) day following the close of the month 
BIR FORM NO. 1600-PT
BIR FORM NO. 1600WP
BIR FORM NO. 1601-C

Filing - see Schedule in RR 26-2002

Payment - on or before the fiftenth (15th) day of the following month 

BIR FORM NO. 1601-EQ last day of the month following the close of the quarter    last day of the month following the close of the quarter 
BIR FORM NO. 1601-FQ
BIR FORM NO. 1602-Q
BIR FORM NO. 1603-Q

SCHEDULE OF STAGGERED FILING

Filing via eFPS
Group A - Fifteen (15) days following the end of the month
Group B - Fourteen (14) days following the end of the month
Group C - Thirteen (13) days following the end of the month
Group D - Twelve (12) days following the end of the month
Group E -  Eleven (11) days following the end of the month

Note: The staggered manner of filing is only allowed to taxpayers using the Electronic Filing and Payment System (EFPS) based on the industry classification groupings per RR No. 26-2002.

However, the staggered filing of returns allowed for withholding agents/taxpayers enrolled in the EFPS facility of the Bureau shall not apply in the case of the NGAs per RR 1-2013.


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SUBSTITUTED FILING

An individual taxpayer will no longer have to personally file his own Income Tax Return (BIR Form 1700) but instead the employer's Annual Information Return on Income Taxes Withheld (BIR Form No. 1604-C) filed will be considered as the "substitute" ITR of the employee.

REQUISITES FOR INDIVIDUALS QUALIFIED FOR SUBSTITUTED FILING OF BIR FORM NO. 1700

  1. Receives purely compensation income regardless of amount;
  2. Compensation from only one employer in the Philippines for the calendar year;
  3. Income tax has been withheld correctly by the employer (tax due equals tax withheld);
  4. the employee's spouse also complies with all the three conditions stated above;
  5. Employer files the BIR Form No. 1604-C; and
  6. The employer issues each employee BIR Form No. 2316 (latest version)

NOTE:

All the above requisites must be present. The annual Information Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation (BIR Form No. 1604-C) filed by their respective employers filed their respective employers duly submitted to the eSubmission facility of the BIR.

REQUISITES FOR INDIVIDUALS NOT QUALIFIED FOR SUBSTITUTED FILING OF BIR FORM NO. 1700

  1. Individuals with two or more employers concurrently and/or successively at anytime during the taxable year.
  2. Employees whose income tax have not been withheld correctly resulting to collectible or refundable return.
  3. Individuals deriving other non-business, non-profession-related income in addition to compensation income not otherwise subject to final tax.
  4. Individuals receiving purely compensation income from a single employer whose income tax has been correctly withheld but whose spouse does not qualify tor substituted filing.
  5. Non-resident aliens engaged in trade or business in the Philippines deriving purely compensation income or compensation income and other non-related business, non-profession-related income.

SUBMISSION OF BIR FORM NO. 2316 

The employer are required to submit the duplicate original copy of BIR Form No. 2316 to the Revenue District Office where they are registered on or before February 28 

For Large Taxpayer or other Non-LT Taxpayers who opted to submit thru the Digital Versatile Disk (DVD) prescribed under RR2-2015 shall use Universal Storage BUS (USB) memory stick or other similar storage devices may be used in the absence or unavailability of the DVD's provided that the scanned copies of the said forms shall be made uneditable format.

For Large Taxpayer or Non-LT taxpayers shall use the prescribed format (Annex F) in RR 11-2018 for the preparation of the Certified List of Employees Qualified for Substituted Filing of ITR. 


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EXPANDED WITHHOLDING TAX

The Withholding of Creditable Tax at Source or simply called Expanded Withholding Tax is a tax imposed and prescribed on the items of income payable to natural or juridical persons, residing in the Philippines, by a payor-corporation/person which shall be credited against the income tax liability of the taxpayer for the taxable year.

Tax Rates

 TAX   TYPE   DESCRIPTION  TAX RATE  ATC
IND CORP
WE Professional fees (Lawyers, CPA's, Engineers, etc.)      
      - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M  5%  WI010    
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardlessof amount 10% WI011  
WE Professional fees (Lawyers, CPA's, Engineers, etc.)      
      - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%    WC010 
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC011
WE Professional entertainer such as, but not limited to actors and actresses, singers, lyricist, composers, emcees      
      - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI020  
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI021  
WE Professional entertainer such as, but not limited to actors and actresses, singers, lyricist, composers, emcees      
      - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC020
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC021
WE Professional athletes including basketball players, pelotaris and jockeys      
      - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M  5%  WI030  
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI031  
WE Professional athletes including basketball players, pelotaris and jockeys      
      - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC030
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC031
WE All directors and producers involved in movies, stage, television and musical productions      
      - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI040  
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI041  
WE All directors and producers involved in movies, stage, television and musical productions      
      - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC040
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC041
WE Management and technical consultants      
      - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5%  WI050   
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10%  WI051   
WE Management and technical consultants      
      - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC050
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC051
WE Business and Bookkeeping agents and agencies      
       - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI060  
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI061  
WE Business and Bookkeeping agents and agencies      
       - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC060
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC061
WE Insurance agents and insurance adjusters      
       - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI070  
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI071  
WE Insurance agents and insurance adjusters      
      - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC070
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC071
WE Other Recipients of Talent Fees      
      - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI080  
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI081  
WE Other Recipients of Talent Fees      
      - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC080
      - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC081
WE Fees of Director who are not employees of the company      
      - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI090  
      - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI091  
WE Rentals Oon gross rental or lease for the continued use or possession of personal property in excess of P10,000 annually and real property used in business which the payor or obligor has not taken title or is not taking title, or in which has no equity; poles, satellites, transmission facilities and billboards 5% WI100 WC100
WE Cinemathographic film rentals and other payments to resident indivduals and corporate cinematographic film owners, lessors and distributors 5% WI110 WC110
WE Income payments to certain contractors 2% WI120 WC120
WE Income distribution to the beneficiaries of estate and trusts 15% WI130  
WE Gross Commission of service fees of customs, insurance, stock, immigration and commercial brokers, fees of agents of professional entertainers and real estate service practitioners (RESPs)(i.e. real estate consultants, real estate appraisers and real estate brokers      
       - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI139  
       - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI140  
WE Gross Commission of service fees of customs, insurance, stock, immigration and commercial brokers, fees of agents of professional entertainers and real estate service practitioners (RESPs)(i.e. real estate consultants, real estate appraisers and real estate brokers      
     - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC139
     - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC140
WE Professional fees paid to medical practitioners (includes doctors of medicine, doctors of veterinary science & dentist)  by hospitals & clinics or paid directly by HMO and/or other semilar establishments      
     - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI151  
     - if gross income is more than 3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI150  
WE Professional fees paid to medical practitioners (includes doctors of medicine, doctors of veterinary science & dentist)  by hospitals & clinics or paid directly by HMO and/or other semilar establishments      
     - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10%   WC151
    - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15%   WC150
WE Payment by the General Professional Partnership (GPPs) to its partners      
     - if gross income for the current year did not exceed P720,000 10% WI152  
    - if gross income exceeds P720,000 15% WI153  
WE Income payments made by credit card companies 1% OF 1/2 of gross amount WI158 WC158
WE Additional Income Payments to govt personnel from importers, shipping and airline companies or their agents for overtime services 15% WI159  
WE Income Payment made by NGAs, LGU, & etc to its local/resident suppliers of goods other than those covered by other rates of withholding tax 1% WI640  WC640 
WE Income Payment made by NGAs, LGU, & etc to its local/resident suppliers of services other than those covered by other rates of withholding tax  2% WI157  WC157 
WE Income Payment made by top withholding agents to their local/resident suppliers of goods other than those covered by other rates of withholding tax 1% WI158 WC158
WE Income Payment made by top withholding agents to their local/resident suppliers of services other than those covered by other rates of withholding tax 2% WI160 WC160
WE Commissions, rebates, discounts and other similar considerations paid/granted to independent and/or exclusive sales representatives and marketing agents and sub-agents of companies, including multi-level marketing companies      
       - if the gross income for the current year did not exceed P3M 5% WI515 WC515
      -  if the gross income is more than P3M or VAT registered regardless of amount 10% WI516 WC516
WE Gross payments to embalmers by funeral parlors 1% WI530  
WE Payments made by pre-need companies to funeral parlors 1% WI535 WC535
WE Tolling fees paid to refineries 5% WI540 WC540
WE Income payments made to suppliers of agricultural supplier products in excess of cumulative amount of P300,000 within the same taxable year 1% WI610 WC610
WE Income payments on purchases of minerals, mineral products and quarry resources, such as but not limited to silver, gold, granite, gravel, sand, boulders and other mineral products except purchases by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas 5% WI630 WC630
WE Income payments on purchases of minerals, mineral products and quarry resources by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ((BSP) from gold miners/suppliers under PD 1899, as amended by RA No. 7076 1% WI632 WC632
WE On gross amount of refund given by MERALCO to customers with active contracts as classified by MERALCO 15% WI650 WC650
WE On gross amount of refund given by MERALCO to customers with terminated contracts as classified by MERALCO 15% WI651 WC651
WE On gross amount of interest on the refund of meter deposits whether paid directly to the customers or applied against customer's billings of Residential and General Service customers whose monthly electricity consumption exceeds 200 kwh as classified by MERALCO 10% WI660 WC660
WE On gross amount of interest on the refund of meter deposits whether paid directly to the customers or applied against customer's billings of Non-Residential customers whose monthly electricity consumption exceeds 200 kwh as classified by MERALCO 10% WI661 WC661
WE On gross amount of interest on the refund of meter deposits whether paid directly to the customers or applied against customer's billings of Residential and General Service customers whose monthly electricity consumption exceeds 200 kwh as classified by other  by other electric Distribution Utilities (DU) 10% WI662 WC662
WE On gross amount of interest on the refund of meter deposits whether paid directly to the customers or applied against customer's billings of Non-Residential customers whose monthly electricity consumption exceeds 200 kwh as classified by other electric Distribution Utilities (DU) 10% WI663 WC663
WE Income payments made by political parties and candidates of local and national elections on all their purchases of goods and services relkated to campaign expenditures, and income payments made by individuals or juridical persons for their purchases of goods and services intented to be given as campaign contribution to political parties and candidates 5% WI680 WC680
WE Income payments received by Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) 1%   WC690
WE Interest income denied from any other debt instruments not within the coverage of deposit substitutes and Revenue Regulations 14-2012 15% WI710 WC710
WE Income payments on locally produced raw sugar 1% WI720 WC720

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FINAL WITHHOLDING TAX

          The amount of income tax withheld by the withholding agent is constituted as a full and final payment of income tax due from the payee of the said income.

          The liability for payment of tax rests primari;y on the payor as a withholding agent. Failure to withhold the tax or in case of under withholding, the deficiency tax shall be collected from payor/withholding agent.

          The payee is not required to file an income tax return for the particular income.

 TAX   TYPE  DESCRIPTION TAX RATE ATC
IND CORP
WF Interest on Foreign loans payable to Non-Resident Foreign Corporation (NRFCs)  20%    WC180
WF Interest and other income payments on foreign currency transactions/loans payable of Offshore Banking Units (OBUs) 10%     WC190 
WF Interest and other income payments on foreign currency transactions/loans payable of Foreign Currency Deposits Units (FCDUs) 10%     WC191
WF Cash dividend payment by domestic corporation to citizens ans residents aliens/NRFCs  10% W1202   
30%   WC212
WF Property dividend payment by domestic corporation to citizens and resident aliens/NRFCs 10% WI203  
30%   WC213
WF Cash dividend payment by domestic corporation to NFRCs whose countries allowed tax deemed paid credit (subject to tax sparing rule)  15%    WC222
  Property dividend payment by domestic corporation to NFRCs whose countries allowed tax deemed paid credit (subject to tax sparing rule) 15%   WC223
WF Cash dividend payment by domestic corporation to non-resident alien engaged in Trade or Business within the Philippines (NRAETB)  20% WI224  
WF Property dividend payment by domestic corporation to NRAETB 20%  WI225   
WF Share of NRAETB in the distributable net income after tax of a partnership (except GPPs) of which he is a partner, or share in the net income after tax of an association, joint account or a joint venture taxable as a corporation of which he is a member or a co-venturer    20% WI226  
WF On other payments to NRFCs     30%   WC230 
WF Distributive share of individual partners in a taxable partnership, association, joint account or joint venture or consortium 10%  WI240   
WF All kinds of royalty payments to citizens, resident aliens and NRAETB (other than WI380 and WI341), domestic and resident foreign corporations    20%  WI250  WC250
WF On prizes exceeding P10,000 and other winnings paid to individuals    20%  WI260   
WF Branch profit remittance by all corporations except PEZA/SBMA/CDA registered 15%    WC280 
WF On the gross rentals, lease and charter fees derived by non-resident owner or lessor of foreign vessels     4.5%   WC290 
WF On gross rentals, charter and other fees derived by non-resident lessor or aircraft, machineries and equipment 7.5%   WC300 
WF On payments to oil exploration service contractors/sub-contractors 8%  WI310  WC310 
WF Payments to non-resident alien not engage in trade or business within the Philippines (NRANETB) except on sale of shares in domestic corporation and real property 25% WI330  
WF On payments to non-residnet individual/foreign corporate cinematographic film owners, lessors or distributors 25% WI340 WC340
WF Royalties paid to NRAETB on cinematographic films and similar works 25%  WI341   
WF Final tax on interest or other payments upon tax-free covenant bonds, mortgages, deeds of trust or other obligations under Sec. 57C of the NIRC of 1997, as amended    30% WI350  
WF Royalties paid to citizens, resident aliens and nraetb on books, other literary works and musical compositions 10% WI380  
WF Informers cash reward to individuals/juridical persons 10%  WI410  WC410 
WF Cash on property dividend paid by a Real Estate Investment Trust   10% WI700 WC700

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FRINGE BENEFITS GRANTED TO EMPLOYEES (EXCEPT RANK AND FILE EMPLOYEES)

Fringe Benefit means any good, service or other benefits furnished or granted in cash or in kind by an employer to an individual employee (except rank and file) such as but not limited to the following:

  1. Housing
  2. Expense account
  3. Vehicle of any kind
  4. Household personnel (maid, driver and others)
  5. Interest on loan at less than market rate to the extent of the difference between the market rate and actual rate granted
  6. membership fees, dues and other expenses borne by the employer for the employee in social and athletic clubs or other similar organizations
  7. Expenses for foreign travel
  8. Holiday and vacation expenses
  9. Educational assistance to employee or his dependents; and
  10. Life or health insurance and other non-life insurance premiums or similar amounts in excess of what the law allows.

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WITHHOLDING TAX ON GOVERNMENT MONEY PAYMENTS (GMP) - PERCENTAGE TAXES

Withholding Tax on Government Money Payments (GMP) - Percentage Taxes - is the tax withheld by National Government Agencies (NGAs) and instrumentalities, including government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) and local government units (LGUs), before making any payments to non-VAT registered taxpayers/suppliers/payees.

TAX TYPE
DESCRIPTION RATE
ATC
Applicable to Government Withholding Agent Only
WV VAT withholding on Purchase of Goods 5% WV010
WV VAT Withholding on Purchase of Services 5% WV020
Applicable to Both Government and Private Withholding Agents
WV VAT Withholding from non-residents (Government Withholding Agents) 12% WV040
WV VAT Withholding from non-residents (Private Withholding Agents) 12% WV050
WV VAT Withholding on Purchases of Goods (with waiver of privilege to claim tax credit) creditable 12% WV012
WV VAT Withholding on Purchases of Goods (with waiver of privilege to claim input tax credit) final 12% WV014
WV VAT Withholding on Purchases of Services (with waiver of privilege to claim input tax credit) creditable 12% WV022
WV VAT Withholding on Purchases of Services (with waiver of privilege to claim input tax credit) final 12% WV024
Applicable to Government Withholding Agent Only
WB Tax on Carriers and Keepers of Garages 3% WB030
WB  Franchise Tax on Gas and Utilities 2% WB040
WB  Franchise tax on radio & TV broadcasting companies whose annual gross receipts do not exceed P10M & who are not-VAT registered taxpayer 3% WB050
WB  Tax on Life insurance premiums 2% WB070
WB  Tax on Overseas Dispatch, Message or Conversation from the Philippines 10% WB090
WB  Business tax on Agents of Foreign Insurance companies - Insurance Agents  4%  WB120 
WB  Business tax on Agents of Foreign Insurance companies - owner of the property 5% WB121
WB  Tax on international carriers 3% WB130
WB  Tax on Cockpits 18% WB140
WB  Tax on amusement places, such as cabarets, night and day clubs, videoke bars, karaoke bars, karaoke televion, karaoke boxes, music lounges and other similar establishments 18%  WB150 
WB Taxes on Boxing exhibitions 10% WB160
WB Taxes on professional basketball games 15% WB170
WB Tax on jai-alai and race tracks 30% WB180
WB Tax on sale barter or exchange of stocks listed and traded through Local Stock Exchange 6/10 of 1% WB200
WB Tax on shares of stocks sold or exchanged through initial and secondary public offering       - Not over 25%       - Over 25% but not exceeding 33 1/3%       - Over 33 1/3% 4% 2% 1% WB201 WB202 WB203
WB Tax on Banks and Non-banks Financial Intermediaries Performing Quasi Banking Dunctions    
        A. On interest, commissions and discounts from lending activities as well as income from financial leasing on the basis of the remaining maturities of instruments from which receipts are derived          - Maturity period is five years or less          - Maturity period is more than five years   5% 1%   WB301 WB302
        B. On dividends and equity shares and net income of subsidiaries 0% WB102
        C. On royalties, rentals of property, real or personal, profits from exchange and all other items treated as gross income under the Code 7% WB103
        D. On net trading gains within the taxable year on foreign currency, debt securities, derivatives and other similar financial instruments 7% WB104
WB Tax on Other Non-Banks Financial Intermediaries nor performing Quasi-Banking Functions    
        A. On interest, commissions and discounts from lending activities as well as income from financial leasing on the basis of the remaining maturities of instruments from which such receipts are derived           - Maturity period is five years or less           - Maturity period is more than five years   5% 1%   WB108 WB109
        B. On all  other items treated as gross income under the Code 5% WB110
APPLICABLE TO BOTH GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE WITHHOLDING AGENTS
  Persons exempt from VAT under Sec. 108BB (creditable) Government Withholding Agent 3% WB080
  Persons exempt from VAT under Sec. 108BB (creditable) Private Withholding Agent 3% WB082
  Persons exempt from VAT under Section 109BB (Section 116 applies) 3% WB084

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