Posts tagged ‘taxes’

How To Get a BIR Tax Identification Number (TIN)

Published: February 6, 2017 | 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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Philippine Tax Reforms to Watch Out For in 2015

Published: July 6, 2015 | Business, News and Events | 4 Comments

Paying taxes has never been a favorite task among Filipinos. However, it is a duty of all citizens of this country. My personal view has always been to be content about paying taxes, because it is but a great indication that I am a productive individual who’s capable of earning money on my own. Moreover, […]

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Employees vs Professionals: Which One Pays More Taxes?

Updated: September 24, 2014 | 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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