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Request copy of my BIR 2316

Requested from BIR by K. Garcia at 07:26 PM on Jan 26, 2023.
Purpose: I would like to ask a personal copy of my BIR 2316 records.
Date of Coverage: 12/01/2021 - 01/26/2023
Tracking no: #BIR-814021101404

Garcia 07:26 PM, Jan 26, 2023

Hi I would like to request a copy of my BIR 2316.
Dates from Dec 12, 2021 until Jan 26, 2023

Arcita 12:22 PM, Jan 27, 2023

January 27, 2023

Dear Mr. Garcia:

I refer to my letter of Jan 26, 2023 07:26:40 PM about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Request copy of my BIR 2316.

Please be informed that under Section 12. Section 2.83.1 of RR No. 2-98, as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows:

“SECTION 2.83.1. Employees Withholding Statements (BIR Form 2316). – In general, every employer or other person who is required to deduct and withhold the tax on compensation, including fringe benefits given to rank and file employees, shall furnish every employee from whom taxes were withheld a Certificate of Compensation Payment and Tax Withheld (BIR Form No. 2316) on or before January 31 of the succeeding calendar year, or if employment is terminated before the close of such calendar year, on the day on which the last payment of compensation is made.

The said BIR Form No. 2316 is also required is also required to be issued by every employer to employees classified as MWEs and to other employees whose compensation were not subjected to withholding tax.

The employer shall prepare BIR Form No. 2316 in triplicate, which shall be distributed as follows:

(1)	Original – Employee’s copy
(2)	Duplicate – BIR’s copy; and
(3)	Triplicate- Employer’s copy which shall be retained for a period of (10) years

It is suggested that you directly request for a copy of your ITR (BIR Form 2316) for Taxable Year 2021 to 2022 from your employer as they are primary/original source of such document.

As an added note, the Revenue District Office (RDO) gets a hold of the BIR Form 2316 upon submission of your employer to the district on February 28, 2023.

During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before Apr 21, 2023 04:13:48 AM, your request will be closed.

We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
Public Information and Education Division

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