Were you aware that it’s necessary to renew your BIR Certificate of Registration Renewal (form 2303) annually? The renewal fee, which is the same as the registration fee of Php 500 you paid using form 0605 when you first obtained your COR, must be paid on or before January 31 each year. I presume you are already familiar with the registration fee.Download and Install eBIRForms Package
In the past, taxpayers could manually print and fill out form 0605 to pay their registration fees. However, the current recommendation is for everyone to utilize either the online platform or the offline eBIRForms package when submitting tax returns. Rest assured, filing your return online is a much simpler process than physically going to your RDO. To begin, you will need to download and install the necessary software package.
To complete the process, you will have to accomplish form 0605 and make the payment through your chosen payment channel. However, if you wish to know the procedure for submitting through eBIRForms, then this article is an ideal resource for you.
Download and Install eBIRForms Package
Before, you could print form 0605, manually fill out your details, and then pay the registration fee. However, nowadays, it is highly recommended that everyone utilize the online platform or the offline eBIRForms package when submitting tax returns. Rest assured, the process of filing your return online is much simpler compared to physically visiting your RDO. Nevertheless, the first step is to download and install the eBIRForms package.
.Fill out the Profile
To begin, open the offline eBIRForms Package that you downloaded. Upon opening, a similar image as shown above will appear. You are required to complete the profile information by filling out the necessary fields. When finished, remember to include your Tax Identification Number (TIN) and Regional District Office (RDO) the next time you utilize the eBIRForms. Additionally, ensure that you input your personal email address as the BIR confirmation message will be sent to this address once you submit form 0605.
Use Form 0605 to Pay Annual Registration Fee
1. Search for form 0605 in the list of BIR forms section and then click fill-out.
2. Fill out form 0605 and click validate to check if you missed answering any required item.
3. Once everything is validated, you can now click submit, and you will see a pop-up saying a confirmation email will be sent to your email address.
4. Print 3 to 4 copies of form 0605 if you will be paying the registration fee in an authorized bank.
Print BIR Email Confirmation
After you have submitted form 0605, you should wait for a confirmation email from arrive within two hours of submitting the form online. You will need to print three to four copies of this confirmation email along with the form 0605. While three copies are typically enough, some payment facilities may require four copies.
Pay at your Any Preferred Payment Facility
To register, you have the option to pay the annual fee of Php 500 at an Authorized Agent Bank, Collection Agent, or through GCASH. An authorized agent bank refers to any bank authorized within your RDO’s jurisdiction. You can verify if your bank is an authorized agent bank for your RDO by checking here.
Pay BIR Annual Registration Fee via GCash
If you are looking for a convenient way to pay your taxes, then GCash is the option you might consider. You can now pay it with just a click of your fingers.
So here’s how you can pay the BIR annual registration fee via GCash:
1. Launch your G Cash App
2. Choose Government
3. Click BIR
4. Fill out the form and then proceed to confirmation.
The return period for paying the annual registration fee is the last day of the relevant tax period. For this fee, the return period ends on December 31st of the current year.
Your branch code is the final 3 to 5 digits of your Tax Identification Number (TIN). For example, if your TIN is 123-456-789-000, your branch code is “000”. If you are making a payment using GCash, add two additional zeroes at the beginning if necessary.
Once you have completed the payment process, there is no need to print anything or visit an accredited agent, saving you time.
Initially, you may feel daunted by the multitude of tasks that require your attention. However, isn’t it convenient to be able to settle your dues from the comfort of your own home? Bid farewell to long queues and the hassle of commuting to your RDO for registration renewal. I hope you found this information helpful and will utilize it when renewing your certificate of registration. If you have any feedback or comments to share, please do not hesitate to let me know.