Taxpayers Urged to Use On-Line Payment systems.(Main News)
As part of the reforms to clean up the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and effectively collect the much-needed revenues of the government, President Macapagal Arroyo yesterday urged large and small taxpayers to avail of the new fail-safe e-filing or e-payment and the debit payment system, respectively, for their tax payments.
The President announced the new methods of tax payments as she allayed public anxiety over the integrity of the existing tax payment schemes in the wake of the P205-million tax diversion scam at the Land Bank of the Philippines.
"We are intent on cleaning up the BIR and free it from the clutches of corrupt individuals," she said in a statement.
Under the new tax payment method, Arroyo assured taxes will go directly to the government and not …
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