Taxumo

Legal Information and Terms of Usage (Terms and Conditions)

The use of our service constitutes unequivocal agreement to the following terms and conditions.

Definitions

"Taxumo" refers both to the designation of the services of Taxumo Inc. including but not limited to any software or mechanism or process provided by Taxumo Inc. as well as to the corporation Taxumo Inc.

"Customer" to any person, natural or juridical or any entity recognized by law who uses the services of Taxumo.

Cost of Usage

The use of Taxumo shall be Four Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Five Pesos (Php 4,495) for the Basic package, which shall include the filing of the monthly percentage tax forms (2551M) but does not include the annual income tax form (1701)

The use of Taxumo shall be Nine Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Five Pesos (Php 9,495) for the Premium package, which shall include the filing of the monthly percentage tax forms (2551M) and shall include the annual income tax form (1701)

The use of Taxumo is only limited to allowing the use of Taxumo software for the processing of tax payments and the transmission thereof to the Bureau of Internal Revenue and does not include the processing of any refunds or any appearance or representation before any entity exercising judicial or quasi judicial power including a court of law or other similar actions.

Our Guarantee

Taxumo guarantees that it will use its best endeavors to aggregate or summarize financial data, according to the specifications of the customer for the tax due of its users under Philippine Law.

Taxumo will compute the tax to be paid based on the tax rules and regulations of the Philippines. All computations will be based on the information and documentation provided by its customers and in line with the legal entitlements and obligations of the customer within the tax law of the Philippines from which the tax due is being paid for.

Where there is a change in the applicable tax law in the Philippines from which the tax due is being paid for, or in the interpretation or implementation of the rules and laws by the tax authorities of the Philippines. The decision of the exact value of any tax amount due or amount owed is left to the discretion of the relevant Tax Authority without liability to Taxumo.

Taxumo will submit the tax dues, the tax forms and the payment to the tax authority of the Philippines as expediently as possible, subject to the provision of the necessary documents by the customers and the efficient processing of the documentation by the relevant tax office.

Customer’s Guarantee

By using Taxumo, the customer guarantees the accuracy and authenticity of any data or information that it may have provided to Taxumo or should have provided to Taxumo.

The Customer shall not use Taxumo for any improper, illegal or illicit purpose, Taxumo shall not be liable for any and all damage occurring from such.

Power of Attorney

The Customer’s submission of information for tax estimation, equates to signing a Special Power of Attorney permitting and authorizing Taxumo Inc to estimate his/her tax dues and payments, and to pay/file/submit tax dues and payments to the Bureau of Internal Revenue in any legally acceptable manner such as but not limited to electronic or ephemeral transmission (e.g G-Cash) or through any agent which Taxumo may use for this purpose.

The Customer understands that Taxumo will issue tax computation based on the data that has been given and by receipt of the Customer’s uploaded supporting documents. The Customer understands that receipt of completed documentation authorizes Taxumo to submit the Customer’s application to the relevant tax office. No cancelation of any submission to any tax authority can be done by the Customer once it has provided the information and documentation needed.

Emails

All emails to the customer will be sent to the email address provided by the customer at registration. Taxumo will expect that the customer will ensure there is sufficient space in his/her inbox to receive all emails and that the customer checks his/her email regularly - regularly being about three times a week. Taxumo shall not be held liable for any damage due to the customer’s failure or inability to receive any communication, written or electronic.

Communications

By signing up to Taxumo and completing the necessary documentation, the Customer agrees to be added to Taxumo’s mailing list. You can opt out of receiving any further correspondence by emailing unsubscribe@taxumo.

Unless requested to do otherwise by the customer, Taxumo will advise current and past customers of:

Amendments to Terms and Conditions

From time to time, Taxumo may amend or add to these Terms and Conditions should the need arise. Changes will be posted on the web-site. The Customer shall be responsible for checking for any amendment done to the Terms and Conditions.

Agreement

The submission of registration to Taxumo, by web, post, hand, fax, or email, constitutes agreement to these Terms & Conditions, including amendments thereto, by the customer.

Confidentiality and Data Handling

Taxumo ensures that all client information is held as private and confidential. Information collected in writing and/or verbally for tax return and tax dues filing services can and may be used for internal auditing purposes by Taxumo. If in case the Bureau of Internal Revenue requests for data beyond the normal requirements / documentation that is submitted, we will refer them to the customer. We will only respond to requests for information from the authorized customer unless required by law.

Refund Policy for Tax Payments

Taxumo shall not process any refund of erroneously paid taxes to the Bureau of Internal Revenue.

Taxumo shall not be liable for any erroneously or incorrectly paid tax by the Customer to the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the refund of which shall be subject to SEC. 229 of the National Internal Revenue Code as required by Philippine Law 1.

Refund Policy for Subscription payments

Any change of mind by the customer is not a valid cause for a refund.

Any tax filing through the use of the software, constitutes full use of Taxumo.

Taxumo will handle refunds on a case to case basis upon submission of sufficient proof of any defect of the software.

Taxumo will repair the software without cost to the customer upon any notice of malfunction.

Waiver of Liability

The customer holds Taxumo free from any liability, which might result from the customer’s actions, inactions or negligence in the use of Taxumo. The customer understands that Taxumo is not an accredited tax practioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and is not required to be accredited as such. The service that Taxumo provides is limited and may cause damage to the customer. The customer despite such warning agrees to use Taxumo. The customer hereby waives any and all claims against Taxumo, which may arise, from the customer’s own assumption of risk. The customer understands that using Taxumo is engaging in an activity that involves risk of serious and severe social and/or economic losses including but not limited to the payment of fines, issuance of sanctions or imprisonment, further, that there may be other unknown risks not reasonably foreseeable at this time. The customer assumes all the foregoing risk and accepts personal responsibility and the resulting financial obligation for the damages following such serious and severe social and/or economic losses. The customer hereby waives all rights and claims, releases, discharges, and pledges not to sue Taxumo based on the foregoing. The customer holds Taxumo free from any and all liability from the service that it has provided to the customer. The customer shall not institute any suit or proceeding for any and all damage that the customer might receive from the use of Taxumo.

The customer agrees that Taxumo shall not be accountable for any damage or tax liability due to the customer.


In addition to the waiver of liability in the preceeding article Taxumo is not responsible for the following:

Taxumo shall not be liable for any and all tax liability due to the customer including but not limited to surcharges and penalties due to late filing done by Taxumo.

Venue

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this agreement, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination shall be referred to and finally resolved by litigation in the proper court sitting in Makati City, Philippines to the exclusion of all other tribunals. By virtue of this agreement, the Parties irrevocably waive: (a) any defense of improper venue which any party may now or hereafter have, as well as to the enforcement of the judgment of said courts, (b) any objection to the laying of the venue in the courts of Makati City, Philippines, and (c) any claim that the dispute has been brought in an inconvenient forum. Each party hereto submits itself and its property to the jurisdiction of the proper courts in any such action.

Customer Feedback

Should the customer like to query the quality of service delivered at any time, he/she is invited to email us at cs@taxumo.com

Taxumo Affiliate Promotion Mechanics

Affiliate Promotion Mechanics shall be subject to Taxumo’s Terms and Condtions with regard to the use of Taxumo. Taxumo reserves the right to alter or modify any or all parts of the promotion.

Definitions

"Taxumo" refers both to the designation of the services of Taxumo Inc. including but not limited to any software or mechanism or process provided by Taxumo Inc. as well as to the corporation Taxumo Inc.

"Referred User" to any person, natural or juridical or any entity recognized by law who uses the services of Taxumo through a referral code given by an Affiliate.

"Affiliate" shall refer to any person, natural or juridical or any entity recognized by law who has been given a referral code by Taxumo.

"Referral Code" shall refer to the string of alphanumeric characters issued by Taxumo’s system to every affiliate upon sign up.

"Early Adopter" shall refer to any customer of Taxumo who signed up before (July 20, 2017).

Promotional Discounted Cost

Early Adopters of Taxumo shall receive a discount of One Thousand Pesos (Php 1,000) on Taxumo’s service either the annual basic package or the annual premium package. This discount can be used until August 30, 2017 after which the offer expires.

Referred users shall receive a discount of Five Hundred Pesos (Php 500.00) on Taxumo’s service either the annual basic package or the annual premium package.

Referral Program

The Affiliate shall be entitled to a Five Hundred Peso (Php 500.00) credit for each Referred user who purchases either the annual basic package or the annual premium package.

The Affiliate shall be entitled to a One Hundred Peso (Php 100.00) credit for each Referred user who purchases the monthly basic package.

The Affiliate shall be entitled to convert the credits to cash with a minimum cash out of Five Thousand Pesos (Php 5,000.000). The manner and method of receiving payment is subject to Taxumo's approval

Credits, which are not converted to cash, may be used to purchase Taxumo subscriptions.

All credits expire on March 31 2018 regardless of date earned.


1Recovery of Tax Erroneously or Illegally Collected - no suit or proceeding shall be maintained in any court for the recovery of any national internal revenue tax hereafter alleged to have been erroneously or illegally assessed or collected, or of any penalty claimed to have been collected without authority, of any sum alleged to have been excessively or in any manner wrongfully collected without authority, or of any sum alleged to have been excessively or in any manner wrongfully collected, until a claim for refund or credit has been duly filed with the Commissioner; but such suit or proceeding may be maintained, whether or not such tax, penalty, or sum has been paid under protest or duress. In any case, no such suit or proceeding shall be filed after the expiration of two (2) years from the date of payment of the tax or penalty regardless of any supervening cause that may arise after payment: Provided, however, That the Commissioner may, even without a written claim therefor, refund or credit any tax, where on the face of the return upon which payment was made, such payment appears clearly to have been erroneously paid.