Filing of taxes has a lot of negativity associated with it. This has been an on-going concern of all businesses, whether they are a startup or already an enterprise. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has been always accused of being corrupt.
Stop right there! Ask yourself.
Have I experienced the corruption in the BIR myself?
If the answer is no, then there really is no basis for your assumptions and prohibitions of filing your taxes properly. If you say yes, then share your story with us. We would love to hear about your experience in dealing with them.
To quote Alex Lacson in his book 12 Little Things Every Filipino Can Do To Help Our Country,
Of the many duties of a citizen under our Constitution, paying taxes is one of the most crucial. Because taxes are the lifeblood of our government, of our nation.
So, if you are still doubtful about paying your taxes even if you have just heard of rumors and stories about their corruption, check out the infographic that we made. We started off with basic ideas about taxes, their effects on the bigger picture (which we usually don’t see) and provided you with reasons why you should pay your taxes.