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Date: 2022-09-29 13:40:36.699362
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Requested from BIR by C. C at 01:40 PM on
Sep 29, 2022.
Purpose: Visa Documents
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2006 - 12/30/2012
Tracking no: #BIR-245539647437
September 29, 2022 Madam: Greetings! Thank you for your request dated Sep 29, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch. Your request You asked for Request for Income Tax Return (Form 2316). Response to your request In connection with your request through eFOI Portal pertaining to the request for a copy of BIR Form 2316 as a Substitute Income Tax Return for Taxable Year/s January 1, 2006 to December 30, 2012. Please be informed that per record/files of the district office/s for the aforementioned years of 2006 to 2012 of Certificate of Withholding Taxes (BIR Form 2316) were already unavailable and was sent to archive for Records Disposition as it was more than five (5) years of safekeeping and retention period based on Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 73-2008 –Records Disposition Schedule of the Bureau of Internal Revenue which was approved by the Acting Executive Director of the National Archives of the Philippines (NAP) on June 5, 2008. It will be practical and appropriate for you to refer to your employer/s and ask for the said copies where it actually originated. Hence, you may ask your previous employer for the copy/ies of your Certificate of Compensation Payment/ Tax Withheld (BIR Form 2316) because all taxpayers are required to preserve their accounting records for the period of 10 years in accordance with the Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 29-2019. Thank you. Respectfully yours, FOI Officer Public Information and Education Division
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