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How to Avail of the 8% Income Tax Rate on Gross Sales/Receipts

By | How To, Tax reform, TRAIN | 35 Comments

Income Tax for 2018 in the Philippines has been an interesting space lately because of the TRAIN Law (aka R.A. 10963). For self-employed individuals, it has been of particular interest because they now have an option to avail of a simpler 8% Income Tax Rate Option.

The BIR released Revenue Regulation 8-2018 which details how the income tax changes as per TRAIN will be applied. It answers a LOT of questions but it still leaves a few unanswered.

Find out how to opt in here

Tax Reform TRAIN Changing from VAT to Non-VAT

Tax Reform: How to Change from VAT to Non-VAT

By | Tax reform, TRAIN | 55 Comments

The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion, more popularly known as TRAIN, has amended the tax code to increase the VAT Threshold from P1.919 Million to P3.0 Million. If you are a registered VAT taxpayer earning less than P3.0 Million, you may now opt to be non-vat instead. This is great for services and high margin businesses as this will most likely result in tax savings.

Find out how to change your tax type to Non-VAT here…


How to Transfer Your RDO Using BIR Form 1905

By | How To | 50 Comments

Congratulations! You’ve finally decided to resign from your job and go full time into your profession. Whether you’re going to become a freelancer, a licensed professional, or a small business owner, you’re now your own boss! Now to make sure that things are on the up and up, the first thing you’ll have to do is transfer your RDO – from the RDO of your employer to YOUR RDO. Fortunately, the process is easy and quite painless by using the BIR Form 1905.

Learn how to transfer your RDO here…

Basic Taxes Every Proprietor and Professional Needs to Pay to the Bureau of Internal Revenue

Basic Types of Taxes Every Proprietor and Professional Needs to Pay to the BIR

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Basic Taxes Every Proprietor and Professional Needs to Pay to the Bureau of Internal Revenue

Many of us who start a business come from a regular employment setting.  So when we decide to register our business with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), it comes as a shock when we learn that there are several types of taxes.

Yes, aside from income tax, there are other types of taxes that a business owner needs to pay–and that they need to file various tax forms many times a year.

Of course, we can’t spare you the payments, but we can at least spare you the shock.

Here, for your reading pleasure, are all the basic types of taxes and fees every professional or business owner needs to pay once they have registered with the BIR:

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