Business Registration Process with BIR
The BIR (Bureau of Internal Revenue) is the governing body assigned to taxes, fees and charges collections and assessment. It also administers special laws connected therewith in the Philippines. For business, here is the process:
- Accomplish BIR Form 1901 and submit the same together with the documentary requirements to the RDO having jurisdiction over the place where the head office and branch, respectively.
- Pay the Annual Registration Fee (P500.00) at the Authorized Agent Banks (AABs) of the concerned RDO.
- Pay Documentary Stamp Tax (DST) (loose DST / BIR Form 2000* for DST on Contract of Lease, etc). Present proofs of payment.
- Submit requirements for ATP and registration of books of accounts.
- Attend the taxpayer’s initial briefing to be conducted by the RDO concerned for new registrants in order to apprise them of their rights and duties/responsibilities.
- The RDO shall then issue the Certificate of Registration (Form 2303) together with the "Ask for Receipt" notice, Authority to Print and Books of Accounts.
All Individuals engaged in trade or business shall accomplish and file the application on or before the commencement of business, it shall be reckoned from the day when the first sale transaction occurred or within thirty (30) calendar days from the issuance of Mayor's Permit/Professional Tax Receipt (PTR) by LGU, which ever comes earlier.
For more details: http://www.bir.gov.ph/index.php/registration-requirements/primary-registration/application-for-tin.html