The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) eavesdrops on financial technology (fintech) company PayMaya Philippines Inc. to enable taxpayers to pay their taxes using their mobile phones.
In a statement, the Fintey player said that
partnering with a tax agency allows PayMaya application users to
pay their taxes through the mobile bills payment feature. Except
this, the partnership can be expanded to "other channels, such as through its online
portal and his office revenue across the country. "
"Having more digital payment options is part of the government's effort to make it easier to operate in the country and help make tax payments convenient for Filipinos. With our partnership with PayMaya, even those who are not within reach of the bank can make their tax payments on time, wherever they are, "BIR Commissioner Caesar R said. Dulay.
PayMaya CEO Orlando B. Woe, he pointed out
the partnership is in support of the government's escalating digitalization efforts
many of its services to improve their efficiency, to reach their revenue
goals of collecting and delivering better public services to Filipinos nationwide.
"With agencies such as the digital opening of BIR
payment channels for their ingredients, quality and efficiency of
government services have been greatly improved, which will help move ours
competitiveness as a country, "he said.
This, Wea added, will also help contribute to the National Retail Banking Program of the Banco Central ng Pilipinas program, an initiative that aims to increase digital transactions to 20 percent by 2020.