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This Messenger Bot Reminds You When Your Taxes Are Due

Having trouble keeping track?

Freelancers and solo entrepreneurs would know—tax payments can suck the fun out of the career you’re building. Aside from living with the possibility that our taxes just go to corrupt officials, the whole process of tax payments itself is a pain. What ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | January 15, 2019 06:00:00
News and Events

BIR Opens eFiling Center for Taxpayers Who Want to Submit Tax Returns Digitally

The center is open until Monday, April 16, including this Saturday, April 14

Taxpayers who are eligible and/or required to file their tax returns electronically can now do so through the National Office eFiling Center, an initiative by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to help citizens pay for their taxes digitally.“The said eFiling Center ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 11, 2018 04:00:00
News and Events

High-Profile Tax Evasion Cases: Lessons for Ordinary Taxpayers

How to avoid being the target of the next Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) tax investigation

The Department of Finance (DOF) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) have been implementing their Run After Tax Evaders (RATE) program since 2005. The program aims to investigate criminal violations of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997 and prosecute criminal ...

by Raymond Abrea  | April 11, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Zero Tax on Php21K Monthly Pay? Here are Jobs Likely to Benefit

The proposed increase in the threshold for income tax would be a boon for fresh grads

In a statement released Sunday, the Department of Finance (DOF) said that call center agents and employees with a monthly income of Php21,000 will be exempted from paying the personal income tax under the first package of the comprehensive tax reform plan ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 24, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

How SMEs and Freelancers are Cutting the Stress from Paying Taxes

Taxumo is helping entrepreneurs and the self-employed file their monthly taxes more quickly

The Taxumo team (from left) Evan Tan (Chief Marketing Officer), EJ Arboleda (Chief Executive Officer), Ginger Arboleda (Chief Operating Officer), Atty. Nelson Kevin Baldonado (Chief Legal Counsel), Mark Ong (Chief Finance Officer)As any registered business owner or self-employed person knows, paying taxes ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 13, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Entrepreneurs back government plans for tax reform

Trade group AFFI reiterates MSME needs for tax incentives, simplified systems

  While change has long been overdue on the government’s updating of the current tax scheme, small and medium businesses remain confident that the administration will make good in its promise to create and implement a better tax program that can attract more ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 23, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Your year-long tax list

Better safe than sorry.

To avoid the mad rush leading up to April 15, here is a year-long laundry list:- If you are filing as an individual taxpayer (that is, your business is a single proprietorship),remember that your first quarter income tax for 2013 is also ...

by Jimbo Owen B. Gulle  | August 06, 2012 04:00:00
Business Ideas

How to file your income taxes

Preparation is the key.

They say that there are two things man cannot avoid death and taxes. This expression sums up the usual attitudes of entrepreneurs towads the topic of taxation. The filing of taxes can be very complicated with different forms to fill out and ...

by Kendrick Go  | March 08, 2012 01:00:00
Business Ideas

14 ways to trim your taxes (Part 1)

In a perfectly legal manner

There are only two things constant in the world- death and taxes. But there are ways to trim the taxes that you pay to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) that do not involve asking your accountant to falsify figures or not ...

May 03, 2011 09:00:00