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Tax Notes

Deadline extension for filing, submission of BIR Forms 1604-C and 1604-F

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) issued Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 17-2021 dated Jan. 26, 2021 to inform all concerned taxpayers that the deadline of filing and submission of the following returns and attachments are extended from Jan. 31, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021:

Annual Information Return of Income Taxes Withheld on Compensation (BIR Form 1604-C) and Annual Alphabetical List of Employees/Payees from Whom Taxes Were Withheld (Alphalist) for the year 2020;

Annual Information Return of Income Payments Subjected to Final Withholding Taxes (BIR Form 1604-F) and Alphalist for the year 2020;

Quarterly Alphalist of Payees as attachments to BIR Form Nos. 1601-EQ and 1601-FQ for the fourth quarter of 2020.

The new Alphalist Data Entry and Validation Module (Version 7.0) issued under RMC 07-2021 shall be used for the above-mentioned alphalists.

The resubmission of alphalists submitted prior to the issuance of RMC 07-2021 using the old version of the module is no longer required.

All revenue officials, employees, and other concerned are enjoined to give this Circular as wide a publicity as possible.

Please be guided accordingly.


P&A Grant Thornton

Certified Public Accountants


As published in SunStar Cebu, dated 11 February 2021