Posts tagged ‘BIR’

How To Get a BIR Tax Identification Number (TIN)

Posted February 6, 2017 under General Information | No Comments

When are you required to get a Tax Identification Number (TIN) from the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue or BIR? How do you get or secure one? There are several reasons why you would need to apply for a TIN. The most common is you need it for employment, specifically for your first job. The […]

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Employees vs Professionals: Which One Pays More Taxes?

Posted March 4, 2014 under Freelancing, Personal Finance | 20 Comments

I met with an accountant friend yesterday and one of the topics of our conversation was how much taxes employees and professionals pay in the Philippines. I listened intently to his explanation, and below is my best effort to share with you the surprising things I learned. — Meet Mr. Employee. He is a graphic […]

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