Brand & Business: Online Tax Filing and Payment Platform Taxumo Teams Up with GrabPay for Accessible Means to Pay Taxes

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — To bring greater tax payment convenience to Filipino self-employed professionals and freelancers, the Philippines’ pioneering online tax filing & payment platform Taxumo has recently teamed up with Southeast Asia’s leading everyday super app Grab, to integrate its mobile wallet GrabPay on Taxumo.

With the partnership, Filipino professionals and freelancers can now seamlessly use their GrabPay credits as a payment option for tax filing transactions on Taxumo. GrabPay credits is the stored value option on the GrabPay wallet that can be used to pay for thousands of offers and deals within the Grab app and other partner merchants.

Taxumo users can top up their GrabPay wallet via credit or debit cards,  or through in-store channels such as SM Business Centers, 7-Eleven, or Cebuana Lhuillier.

More Perks and Savings

At the tax filing and payment checkout on the Taxumo platform, users can choose GrabPay credits as a payment method, and enjoy a low payment gateway fee of Php 20.

Exciting perks and rewards also await users. From July 2 to August 31, 2019, Taxumo users who use GrabPay as their tax payment method can save Php 100 on their tax filing fees. They can also earn double GrabRewards points for every successful transaction.

“Our vision as the everyday mobile wallet is to expand cashless opportunities to more Filipinos. With the help of partners like Taxumo, we are strengthening GrabPay’s reach and building an ecosystem of services that bring better value and greater convenience to Filipinos,” said Jonny Bates, GrabPay Philippines head.

Taxumo users can also get huge discounts if they use GrabPay to purchase Xennies.

Slash Tax Processing & Subscription Fees Using Taxumo’s Xennies

Xennies are Taxumo’s special credits which freelancers and self-employed professionals can use to pay for their tax processing fees, Taxumo subscription plans, and soon, other government payment fees.

Starting at Php 250, Taxumo users can double their value of money by purchasing their Xennies through Grabpay.

“This exciting partnership is part of our continued commitment to realize the ease of doing business for more Filipinos,” says EJ Arboleda, Chief Executive Officer of Taxumo“With our two trusted brands working closely together, we are further bringing the reliability, security, and disruption to tax payments which self-employed professionals and freelancers have been long clamoring for.”

About Taxumo

Taxumo is the pioneering, multi-awarded online tax filing and payment platform in the Philippinesthe easiest way for Filipino small business owners, self-employed professionals, and freelancers to prepare, file, and pay their taxes, as well as register their businesses. With Taxumo, all you need to do is put in your income and expenses, and Taxumo does the rest (from computing your tax dues, to filling up BIR tax forms, and paying taxes online).

About Grab

Grab is the leading super app in Southeast Asia, providing everyday services that matter most to consumers. Today, the Grab app has been downloaded onto over 150 million mobile devices, giving users access to over 9 million drivers, merchants and agents. Grab has the region’s largest land transportation fleet and has completed over 3 billion rides since its founding in 2012. Grab offers the widest range of on-demand transport services in the region, in addition to food and package delivery services, across 336 cities in eight countries.

Author Trish Rodriguez

Trish Rodriguez is a full-time consultant at Taxumo, and also serves as an Event Director of Manila Workshops.  She is passionate about entrepreneurship and helping freelancers and startups grow their businesses. You may reach her at trish@taxumo.com.

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