The Struggles of Being an Online Freelancer in the Philippines

  • Evan Tan 

What do online freelancers struggle with the most? Discipline and time management Client demands and requirements Financial knowledge and management Work-life balance Becoming an online freelancer has become widely accepted. As more people prefer the comfort of their homes or coffee shops instead of a corporate office, the freelancing route… Read More »The Struggles of Being an Online Freelancer in the Philippines

Tax Filing 101: 4 Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

  • Evan Tan 

What mistakes should be avoided when filing freelance taxes in the Philippines? Presenting incomplete and incorrect data Miscalculating the tax due Not declaring every income earned Missing the deadline Filing taxes as a freelancer in the Philippines can be difficult and confusing. Plus, the introduction of the TRAIN law certainly doesn’t help… Read More »Tax Filing 101: 4 Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

How to Register Your Medical Practice With the BIR: A Comprehensive 12-Step Guide For Doctors / Physicians

  • Evan Tan 

Unsure how to start with the confusing and overwhelming BIR registration procedure? Worry no more. Our comprehensive 12-step BIR registration guide for doctors/physicians will run you through all that you need to know about tax filing and payment. But not just that, but a more convenient yet less time-consuming guide for you as a doctor/physician.

BIR registration can be a daunting process, so much so as a doctor/physician with overwhelming obligations. Considering the heavy demands of your profession, familial duties, and outside commitments, you have to improvise to keep up with your duty as a citizen. Furthermore, addeto that complication are the overwhelming procedures and inconsistent documentary requirements imposed by some BIR Revenue District Offices (RDOs). And this can be confusing for you, as a taxpayer. Nevertheless, registering your profession is necessary. More so, by registering, you get to fully benefit from self-employment in ways other than what you initially intended.  

For this reason, we will run you through a detailed and comprehensive guide to assist you on how to register with BIR as a doctor/physician. This guide is applicable to all self-employed and mixed-employed doctors/physicians wanting to register with BIR. Other professionals and self-employed individuals can refer to this guide as well.  Read on! 

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Making Sense of Expanded Withholding Tax – Forms 2307, 0619E, 1601EQ, and the QAP

First off, congratulations! You are now collecting taxes on behalf of the BIR. Granted, you probably didn’t really have a choice but, fret not: compliance to this tax type is not as hard as you think. And with some tools (*cough*Taxumo*cough), it’s not much more effort! Now, before you proceed… Read More »Making Sense of Expanded Withholding Tax – Forms 2307, 0619E, 1601EQ, and the QAP

4 Great Reasons Why Filing Taxes Will Benefit Your Life (For Self-Employed Professionals)

  • Evan Tan 

Self-employed professionals as defined by the BIR fall under two categories: (1) “persons who derive their income practicing their profession” like lawyers, and those registered with the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) such as doctors, dentists, certified public accountants, and others; and (2) those “who pursue an art and make their… Read More »4 Great Reasons Why Filing Taxes Will Benefit Your Life (For Self-Employed Professionals)