As a self-employed blogger, I’m required to register with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and pay taxes to the government. Aside from issuing receipts and paying my taxes personally, I also need to pay an annual registration fee of P500 (as of Jan. 2021) every year and I have to pay it before the start of February to avoid penalties. If you’re a self-employed individual like me, you’ll need to pay for that too.
When I went to the BIR RDO (Revenue District Office) where I’m registered in order to pay for the registration fee, a very helpful employee told me to file it online using eBIR and either pay for it in their accredited banks, or through GCash. Thankfully, the employee at the front desk taught me what I needed to click on and fill up in the eBIR forms using their 0605 payment form.[Read more…]