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Understand the payroll requirements of The Philippines

Increasingly, UK based payroll teams are expected to manage payroll production for other countries, often outsourcing to local experts, but the employer remains ultimately liable for any compliance issues.

The UK team may be required to provide a sign-off to the outsourced provider. Do you know what you are signing off or how to check the basic features of a payroll service in a country where you are not familiar with the rules?

Our course provides you with a comprehensive overview of The Philippines's rules to enable you to compliantly manage your approach, the following is addressed on this course:

    • Tax Authority details
    • Income tax withholding obligations and rates
    • Basic tax calculation
    • Tax free items
    • Treatment of Benefits In Kind
    • Social Insurance calculation
    • Monthly and annual reporting requirements
    • Payroll relevant employment law covering working time, annual leave, sickness and parental leave
    • A look at relevant local websites

We provide a course manual as well as comprehensive local documentation, in English where available.


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Who will it benefit?

This course equips you with essential management knowledge to take a decision as to whether or not to outsource or have a local team running payroll in-house in The Philippines.

What you'll achieve?

Delegates will gain an understanding of local payroll legislation and how to compliantly manage an in-house or outsourced payroll provider in The Philippines.

Course Content

This course can be run in house making it suitable for attendance from an entire management team as well as payroll professionals - HR and Finance/Tax managers, giving all senior stakeholders an excellent grounding in what’s in store for the company with employees in The Philippines or looking to expand their operations into The Philippines.

The Philippines's payroll and tax regulations

  • Business registration
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue set up
  • Tax rates
  • Tax exempt income
  • Allowable deductions from income
  • Personal exemptions
  • Tax tables
  • Calculating income tax
  • Supplementary compensation
  • Cumulative average method
  • Annualised method
  • Form 1601-C
  • Tax exempt benefits and De Minimis benefits
  • Fringe benefits tax
  • FBT returns
  • New starter procedure
  • Leaver procedure
  • Annual return 1604-CF and certificate 2316
  • eBIR forms and filing
  • Social security registration
  • Contribution rates
  • Liable income
  • Form R-3
  • Social security benefits paid via employer
  • Social security loans
  • UMIC card
  • Phil Health contributions
  • HDMF funds
  • DOLE
  • Paid holidays
  • Service Incentive leave
  • Premium payments
  • Retirement pay
  • Maternity and Paternity leave

"I have always found the Learn Centre to be helpful and supportive of not only mine but the team's payroll training needs. The blended learning approach works well for me and I would not hesitate to recommend them as a Payroll training specialist provider not only for online delivery (e-learning) but also face 2 face and in-house. The Payroll Professionals Conference is also a great networking opportunity."

Kresh Veerasamy
Payroll Manager at Cancer Research UK

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