FORM 2000

What is this form?

BIR form 2000 or Monthly Documentary Stamp Tax Declaration/Return. The documentary stamp is an excise tax levied on documents, instruments, loan agreements and papers evidencing the acceptance, assignment, sale or transfer of an obligation, rights, or property incident thereto. The amount of tax is either fixed or based on the par or face value of the document or instrument. 

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Who needs to file?

The return shall be filed and the tax paid within (5) days after the close of the month when the taxable document was made, signed, issued, accepted or transferred.

When to file?

This return shall be filed in triplicate by the following person making, signing, issuing, accepting or transferring the document or facility evidencing transaction:

  1. Every natural or juridical person, resident or non-resident, for sale, barter, exchange  or other onerous disposition of shares of stock in a domestic corporation, classified as capital asset, not traded in the local stock exchange;
  2. Every withholding agent/buyer/seller on the sale, transfer or exchange of real property classified as capital asset. The “sale” includes pacto de retro sale and other forms of conditional sale; and
  3. Every withholding agent/buyer/seller on the sale, transfer or exchange of real property classified as ordinary asset.

How to file?

If you’re filing for a small business, as a freelancer, or as an individual, learn the step-by-step process for filing tax forms in Fast File. Visit this help article, instead: e-Filing your Taxes using Fast File.

What is this form?

BIR form 2000 or Monthly Documentary Stamp Tax Declaration/Return. The documentary stamp is an excise tax levied on documents, instruments, loan agreements and papers evidencing the acceptance, assignment, sale or transfer of an obligation, rights, or property incident thereto. The amount of tax is either fixed or based on the par or face value of the document or instrument. 

Who needs to file?

The return shall be filed and the tax paid within (5) days after the close of the month when the taxable document was made, signed, issued, accepted or transferred.

When to file?

This return shall be filed in triplicate by the following person making, signing, issuing, accepting or transferring the document or facility evidencing transaction:

  1. Every natural or juridical person, resident or non-resident, for sale, barter, exchange  or other onerous disposition of shares of stock in a domestic corporation, classified as capital asset, not traded in the local stock exchange;
  2. Every withholding agent/buyer/seller on the sale, transfer or exchange of real property classified as capital asset. The “sale” includes pacto de retro sale and other forms of conditional sale; and
  3. Every withholding agent/buyer/seller on the sale, transfer or exchange of real property classified as ordinary asset.

How to file?

If you’re filing for a small business, as a freelancer, or as an individual, learn the step-by-step process for filing tax forms in Fast File. Visit this help article, instead: e-Filing your Taxes using Fast File.

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