JULY 2021

  • No Statutory Updates

JUNE 2021

  • No Statutory Updates.

MAY 2021

  • Advisory on the filing of amended Annual Income Tax Returns (AITR) for taxable period ending December 31, 2020
  • Circularizing the Updated List of BIR Forms and its Availability
  • Double pay for work done on Labor Day
  • CoViD-19 now a compensable work-related disease

APRIL 2021

  • Clarifying the Deadline for Filing of Annual Income Tax Returns (AITR) for Taxable Year Ending December 31,2020; Providing Guidelines in the Manner of Filing Thereof’ Including the Use of Electronic Signature; and Reiterating Availability of eAFS

MARCH 2021

  • Filing of Returns as well as Payment of Taxes Due Thereon Falling Within the period March 22,2021 to April30,2021
  • Guidelines in the Filing of Tax Returns Including the Required Attachments and Payment of Internal Revenue Taxes
  • Availability of Offline Electronic Bureau of Internal Revenue Forms (eBlRforms) Package Version 7.8
  • Allowing the Use of Electronic Signature (e-signature) on Certain Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Forms/Certificates and Providing the Policies and Guidelines Therefor


  • Guidelines in the Filing of Tax Returns Including the Required Attachments and Payment of Internal Revenue Taxes
  • PhilHealth extends payment deadline for employers
  • Higher pay for Pinoy workers on Feb holidays
  • Advisory On The Availability Of Job Aid And Software Patch For The Inclusion Of Certain Alphanumeric Tax Codes (Atcs) In The Bir Alphalist Data Entry Program Version 7.0
  • Extension of the Deadline for the Filing/Submission of the Annual Information Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation and Final Withholding Taxes (BIR Form Nos. 1604-C and 1604-F)
  • Clarifications on the Filing of BIR Form Nos. 1604-CF, 1604-E and Other Matters


  • Availability of the Alphalist Data Entry and Validation Module (Version 7.0) and its updated file structures, standard file naming convention and job-aids


  • Manual Filing of Tix Returns and Manual Payments of Taxes Due Thereon During Unavailability of the Electronic Filing and Payment System and Due to Typhoon Rolly and Ulysess
  • Higher pay for workers for December holidays
  • New Schedule for SSS contribution Effective January 2021
  • New PhilHealth Contribution Effective January 2021
  • Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 125-2020 announces the availability of BIR Form No. 1601-C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) January 2018 (ENCS) in the Electronic Filing and Payment System (eFFS)
  • Pag-IBIG postpones hike of decades-old contribution rate


  • No Recent Statutory Updates


  • No Statutory Updates


  • Pag-IBIG Fund considers postponing increase in decades-old contributions
  • Regular Holidays and Special (non-working) days for the year 2021


  • Workers to get double pay on Eid’l Adha
  • IRIS’ CRR and RFP Modules rolled out
  • Prescribing Guidelines on the Use of eAFS System for the Submission of Attachments to the Income Tax Returns of Taxpayers with Fiscal-Year Accounting Period and in the Submission of Attachments to the Quarterly Income Tax Returns

JULY 2020

  • No Statutory Updates

JUNE 2020

  • Notification regarding persons conducting business through any form of electronic media regarding their tax obligation and registration of business with BIR
  • Facility for electronic submission of filed 2019 ITRs and required attachment
  • PhilHealth payment deadline extended further
  • Pag-IBIG Fund extends remittance deadline for employers to June 30

MAY 2020

  • Deadline for submission as well as payment of Tax extended
  • Workers to get double pay on 25 May 2020

APRIL 2020

  •   Deadline for Tax payment and Payment Method
  • Acceptance of payment of Internal Revenue Taxes during the Enhanced Community Quarantine(ECQ)

MARCH 2020

  • Filing and Payment of 2019 Annual Income Tax Returns


  • No Statutory Updates


  • No Statutory Updates