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No More Annual Registration Fee!


(R.A. 11976 a.k.a. The Ease of Paying Taxes Act )

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will cease collecting the ₱500.00 Annual Registration Fee (ARF) from business taxpayer effective January 22, 2024, in compliance with Republic Act (RA) No. 11976 a.k.a. The Ease of Paying Taxes Act. As a result, business taxpayers are exempt from filling BIR Form No. 0605 and paying the ₱500.00) ARF on or before January 31 every year.

Guidelines and Procedures within the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR):

  1. Business taxpayer with existing BIR Certificate of Registration (COR) that includes the Registration Fee will retain its validity;
  2. These taxpayers may choose to update / replace their COR at their convenience; and
  3. Where they are registered on or before Dec 31, 2024, by surrendering their old COR.

Tax Reminders by:

Tax Advisory and Compliance Services

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