Saturday, April 22, 2017

Precedure for Claiming Tax Treaty Benefits for Dividend, Interest and Royalty Income of Nonresident Income Earners

In the previous month, the bureau has issued Revenue Memorandum Order (RMO) No. 8-2017 with regards to the Procedure for Claiming Tax Treaty Benefits for Dividend, Interest and Royalty Income of Nonresident Income Earners. 

Procedure for the Availment of Tax Treaty Relief

1. Nonresidents claiming tax treaty relief shall submit a duly accomplished CORTT Form (Part I and II) or the prescribed certificate of residency with Part I (A, B and C) and II of the CORTT Form to their withholding agents/income payors before income is paid or credited. 

2. The withholding agent/income payor shall file BIR Form 1601-F and BIR Form 1604-CF and shall pay the withholding taxes due in accordance with the Tax Code and existing Revenue Issuances. 

3. The withholding agent/income payor shall submit an original of the duly accomplished CORTT (Part I and II) or the prescribed certificate of residency with Part I (A, B and C) and II of the CORTT Form to ITAD and RDO No. 39 within 30 days after payment of withholding taxes due on dividend, interest and royalty income of nonresident based on applicable tax treaty. 

4. The withholding agent shall submit an updated Part II of the CORTT Form within 30 days after payment of withholding taxes due in the following cases: 

a) If the CORTT Form filed with ITAD and RDO No. 39 is used for another dividend payment within its prescribed period of validity; and 

b) In case of staggered payment of interest and royalty income



Friday, April 7, 2017

eBIRForms Package v6.3 (New Version)

The bureau has issued a new version of eBIRForms Package v6.3 to update the BIRForms Package v6.2 for taxpayers who will be filing their income tax returns and other tax declarations and returns for the Year 2016 and Year 2017. 

I have read in the Job Aid for the use of Offline eBIR Forms Package about the page setup to print the forms and the page setup to print the forms Annual Income Tax Return Forms 1700, 1701, 1702-RT, 1702-EX and 1702-MX  version 2013 ENCS. 

To download, click the following:



Alternative sites to obtain/download the Offline eBIRForms Package:





SOURCE: www.bir.gov.ph