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BIR 1601-E — Rent & services taxes

2014 Submit dates

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  1. Wednesday, 15 January 2014 Sunday, 1 December 2013
  2. Monday, 10 February 2014 Wednesday, 1 January 2014
  3. Monday, 10 March 2014 Saturday, 1 February 2014
  4. Thursday, 10 April 2014 Saturday, 1 March 2014
  5. Monday, 12 May 2014 Tuesday, 1 April 2014
  6. Tuesday, 10 June 2014 Thursday, 1 May 2014
  7. Thursday, 10 July 2014 Sunday, 1 June 2014
  8. Monday, 11 August 2014 Tuesday, 1 July 2014
  9. Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Friday, 1 August 2014
  10. Friday, 10 October 2014 Monday, 1 September 2014
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  12. Monday, 10 November 2014 Wednesday, 1 October 2014
  13. Wednesday, 10 December 2014 Saturday, 1 November 2014

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BIR 1601-E — Answers to your questions

1. What is the name of the 1601-E?

  • The name of the form 1601-E is "Monthly Remittance Return of Creditable Income Taxes Withheld (Expanded)".

2. What is the purpose of the 1601-E?

  • The purpose of BIR form 1601-E is to file the monthly withholding tax on professional services or rent paid to other parties.

3. How do you submit the 1601-E?

  • To submit the form 1601-E, you must:
    1. Sign in black ink.
    2. Get all copies stamped upon payment.
    3. Take one stamped copy back for your own records.

4. When is the due date to submit the 1601-E?

  • The form 1601-E must be submitted on the 10th of each month, except January, which is on the 15th (If this day is a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, it must be submitted by the first working day AFTER.). Though if paying and filing manually, it is advised to file not later than the Friday before weekend or holiday to avoid early cut off times and penalties in some areas.

5. When is the payment due for the 1601-E?

  • For the 1601-E, you must pay on or before submission. Either cash to selected Landbank branches, or by company check at selected branches of the bank where your check book was issued. See BIR accredited banks.

 Notes: Your local RDO can receive payment if paying on the last day it is due. You can file this form at your Local Revenue District Office. In places where there is no Authorized Agent Banks, this form payment shall be filed and the tax paid with the Revenue Collection Officer or the Authorized City or Municipal Treasurer within the Revenue District where you are located.

6. How many copies do you need to submit for the 1601-E?

  • For the 1601-E, you must submit 3 copies.

 Notes: Forms must be submitted in triplicate, portrait and in long bond (US folio) size.

7. What documents are needed to be submitted together with 1601-E?

  • The 1601-E must be submitted with the monthly Alphalist Payees (MAP).

 Notes: Individual list of each payor or professional taken withholding tax from services.

 See also: http://www.bir.gov.ph/birforms/form_pay.htm#1601E

 And also: ftp://ftp.bir.gov.ph/webadmin1/pdf/20286rr05_08anxa.pdf