19 September 2013
The Commissioner of Internal Revenue (“CIR”) has issued Revenue Memorandum Order (“RMO”) No. 24-2013 dated 11 September 2013 providing the guidelines, policies, procedures and technical know-how on the use of Electronic Bureau of Internal Revenue Forms (eBIRForms) in relation to the existing provisions of RMC No. 61-2012 (“Authorizing the Use of Electronic Bureau of Internal Revenue Forms (eBIRForms) Package in the Preparation and Filing of Tax Returns”).
The eBIRForms refers to the two (2) types of electronic services provided by the BIR relative to the preparation, generation and submission of tax returns, which are the: (1) eBIRForms System for online filing; and( 2) eBIRForms Package to fill-up forms offline. For the Offline eBIRForms Package, the same can be downloaded through the official website of the BIR at www.bir.gov.ph or a copy of the software package may be requested from the taxpayer’s registered RDO particularly in the designated BIR e-Lounge.
The salient features of this RMO are: