1933 Philippines TAX RECEIPT w/2 Pesos Half Doc Stamps
Description: This is a May 18, 1933 Bureau Of Internal Revenue Miscellaneus Tax Receipt with a 2 Pesos half documentary stamp.
Background: Created on
The filipinization of the BIR started with Bibiano L. Meer, the 8th and 10th Collector (January 3, 1939-December 31, 1941; June 28, 1946-October 4, 1950). During the Japanese Occupation, Meer was the director of customs and internal revenue from
Meer was succeeded by Saturnino David (October 1950- January 13, 1954), Antonio Araneta (January 18, 1954- July 5, 1955). In 1957, the position of collector was changed to commissioner.
Lilian Hefti, was head of the BIR who assumed office on September, 2007, but resigned on October, 2008, for health reasons. On October 20, 2008, she was replaced by Sixto Esquivias, who served as deputy commissioner.
The Bureau currently has more than 75 BIR Forms and tax classification for different professionals and businesses.