Suspension lifted for field audit/operations and Mission Orders

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) lifts suspensions on Field Audit/Operations.

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has announced the removal of the suspension placed on Field Audit/Operations and Mission Orders (MOs) on September 7, 2022, through its Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) 127-2022. The RMC mandates the lifting of the suspensions issued by RMC No. 77-2022.   

The RMC explains that the following activities are now officially accepted by the BIR: 

  1. All field audit and other field operations of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) are covered by outstanding MOs authorizing the conduct of enforcement activities and operations of any kind, such as but not limited to ocular inspection, surveillance activities, stock-taking activities, and the implementation of the administrative sanction of suspension and temporary closure of business.
  2. The issuance of new MOs authorizing such activities and operations.  

As per the bureau’s decree, all internal revenue officers and other concerned individuals are required to follow its given rules and regulations regarding the issuance, conduct, and implementation of MOs.