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BIR Form No. 1601C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) Withholding Tax

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FORM DOWNLOAD

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Enter the tax return month and year for filing in the <Return Period> field. Note: The <TIN> and <Name> field entries are preloaded from the BIR database.

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Click on the OK Button and this pop up message will appear:

Bureau of Internal Revenue

Version 1 – November 2003

Electronic Filing and Payment System Job Aid BIR Form No.zip that appears on top of the BIR Main | Help menu to download the form. Note: The link name is the form number and the 9-digit TIN of the user separated by an underscore [form#_TIN]. Bureau of Internal Revenue Version 1 – November 2003 . 1601C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) Withholding Tax 3) Click on the link 1601C_(TIN). You may opt to save the file or open it in its current location.

Electronic Filing and Payment System Job Aid BIR Form No. 1601C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) Withholding Tax Bureau of Internal Revenue Version 1 – November 2003 .

select “Private” or “Government”. 1) In Item no. 4 <Any Taxes Withheld?> field. Note: Item no. FILLING UP THE FORM In Item no.Electronic Filing and Payment System Job Aid BIR Form No. 12 <Category of Withholding Agent> field. 1 <For the Month (MM/YYYY)> field is populated by the system based on the return period specified at the form download page. 13 <Are you availing of tax relief under Special Law or International Tax Treaty?> field has a default value of “No” and will be noneditable. select “Yes” or “No” . 2 to Yes if the taxpayer has a previously filed return with the same return period. This field is not modifiable. 2) In Item No. Bureau of Internal Revenue Version 1 – November 2003 . This field is not modifiable. Items 5 to 11 are populated by the system based on the taxpayer’s records. System automatically sets Item no. 1601C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) Withholding Tax B.

then Item no.Electronic Filing and Payment System Job Aid BIR Form No. 18 <Tax Required to be Withheld>. Bureau of Internal Revenue Version 1 – November 2003 . 4) If Item no. 16 <Non-Taxable Compensation>. 4 <Any Taxes Withheld?> field is set to “Yes”. 1601C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) Withholding Tax 3) Supply values for Item no. 21 <Less: Tax Remitted in Return Previously Filed . then Item no. supply value for Item no. this field is disabled. 4 <Any Taxes Withheld?> field is set to “Yes”. Note: Tax Due Amount should be greater than zero (0). 4 <Any Taxes Withheld?> field is set to “No”. 15 <Total Amount of Compensation> and Item no. If this is an amended return and item no. 21 <Less: Tax Remitted in Return Previously Filed . if this is an amended return> is disabled. Otherwise. Note: Amount of Compensation should be greater than zero (0). 5) If this is an amended return and item no. if this is an amended return> field will be automatically populated by Item 22 <Tax Still Due/ (Overremittance)> of the form being amended but will remain an editable field.

system checks if file to be attached has correct format for Tax Relief file. Note: For file attachments.Electronic Filing and Payment System Job Aid BIR Form No. 4 <Any Taxes Withheld?> field is set to “No”. If period is set to “Monthly”. Bureau of Internal Revenue Version 1 – November 2003 . Tax Relief file format is available for download in BIR site. If period is set to “Yearly”. “Monthly” or “Yearly”. Note: Filling out Section A of the tax form is not mandatory. 1601C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) Withholding Tax 6) In Section A. select period indicator. fill out Columns 1-7a. fill out Columns 5-6 and 7b. Section A is diasabled if Item no. If you need more rows to add more Adjustment of Taxes Withheld on Compensation for Previous Months for Section A. click on the <more…> link.

1601C (Monthly Remittance Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation) Withholding Tax 7) The system will automatically compute for the <Total Amount Due/(Overremittance)> field. The system will prompt the user of erroneous entries.Electronic Filing and Payment System Job Aid BIR Form No. 8) Bureau of Internal Revenue Version 1 – November 2003 . Click on the Upload icon at the bottom of the form to submit.