How to File BIR VAT Forms: 2550M and 2550Q Online

2550Q and 2550M

File BIR VAT forms 2500M and 2550Q online with Taxumo. No need to print forms or line up at a bank. Read our guide below to get started.

BIR VAT forms 2550M and 2550Q applies to the sale or exchange of goods and services in the Philippines.

Both forms serve the same purpose but are filed during different periods. As the name implies, your form 2550M (Monthly Percentage Tax Return) is filed monthly, while 2550Q (Quarterly Value-Added Tax Return) is filed quarterly.

Who needs to file VAT forms?

Forms 2550M and 2550Q are mandatory for VAT-registered individuals and businesses. As per the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), these could be:

  1. a person who sells or leases goods or services which are subject to VAT, and if the amount of your actual gross sales/receipts exceeds for up to 3 million pesos
  2. a person who imports goods

To know if you are a VAT-registered individual or business, check your Certificate of Registration (COR). If you see Value-Added Tax on the Registered activities, then you’re a VAT registered entity.

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When to file 2550M and 2550Q?

For 2550M, you’ll need to file and pay any tax dues not later than the 20th of the following month.

For 2550Q, this is due 25 days after the close of the taxable quarter.

VAT BIR Form Deadlines

Taxumo deadlines are due a few days before the BIR – this is so you never miss a tax deadline again!

How to File BIR Forms 2550M and 2550Q with Taxumo

You have a ton of options to file and submit your taxes – but most people choose to skip the lines and do it online. Filing taxes online is easy and you can do it in minutes with tax compliance platforms like Taxumo. 

We’ve prepared a detailed step-by-step video guide to filing with Taxumo below.

The first thing you’ll need to fill up is your Business Profile and/or Taxpayer Information – this includes your company profile. When finished, Taxumo automatically generates tax filing due cards that you can use to file your upcoming tax submissions.

filing vat forms with taxumo

The first thing you’ll need to fill up is your Business Profile and/or Taxpayer Information – this includes your company profile. When finished, Taxumo automatically generates tax filing due cards that you can use to file your upcoming tax submissions.

File Your VAT Forms with Taxumo 

Every hour spent on filing your taxes could’ve been spent on growing your business – or focusing on the things you love. By automating your taxes you remove the burden of having to painstakingly file and submit your tax in person. You also remove any room for error. 

Automate your taxes with the help of Taxumo – you can get started for free or sign up for any of our low-commitment plans.

4 thoughts on “How to File BIR VAT Forms: 2550M and 2550Q Online”

  1. Awesome stuff. Please keep writing more things like this. I really like the fact you went so in depth on this and really explored the topic about online tutorial philippines as much as you did. I read a lot of blogs but usually, it’s pretty shallow content. Thanks for upping the game here!

  2. John Joseph L.Pineda

    How much is consultation fee. I have some questions regarding filing of 2550M, 2550Q, SLSP, and 1701 etc.

    I have been filing these but I still have some questions about other details.

    Thanks
    John Pineda

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