Let's pay our taxes

The Filipino freelancers' guide to paying taxes and securing social benefits

And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him. (Mark 12:17)


BIR registration, filing, and schedule

    BIR advisories, circulars, regulations, and memos
    • July 30, 2015 Memo: Starting August 1, 2015, the eBIRForms eMail accounts will no longer be available.
    • Revenue Memorandum Circular 26-2015: Alternative mode in the filing of several returns using electronic platforms of the BIR and re-e-filing of all other forms, as of 6 May 2015

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    Bureau of Internal Revenue

    More on social benefits

    (Photo courtesy of Garrylynch's Blog)

    "If you suspect or know of an individual or company that is not complying with the tax laws, please immediately report this activity. Reports can be made by phone, by mail (regular or e-mail) or by personally reporting the matter to the nearest BIR office located nationwide." (BIR RATE Program, Frequently Asked Questions, p. 4)

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    9 November 2015

    4 November 2015

    Multiple savings and investments


    (This program has officially ended on 1 October 2014. Refer to BIR memorandum dated 29 September 2014 for details.)


    Born on Philippine Tax DayApril 15, but no longer believes in celebrating it, along  with other "calendar" occasions :), Al is the youngest daughter of Eriong Sabado and the late Choleng Dacayan. She has resided in Marikina City since birth and has never thought of relocating since Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana) hit the city. She currently lives with her dad, siblings, and pets including her two cats, Humble and HopeAl has been enjoying her work as a freelance editor since 2008.