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The Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) is a specialized institution that provides the appropriate education, training, skills and values to tax and customs collectors and administrators who disseminate tax laws, regulations, guidelines and relevant information to the public in line with the policies of the State.

    Available courses

    Course No. 1000: Induction Program BOC-Batch 3 (2021)

    Course No. 1000: Induction Program BOC-Batch 3 (2021)

    This program is developed specifically to be undertaken by the newly hired employees from the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Bureau of Customs, and the Bureau of Local Government Finance. This program will provide general knowledge on revenue generation functions of the Department of Finance and Philippine tax concepts and principles as well as the Philippine government initiative programs, risk management, rules compliance, personality development, and other inter-agencies functionalities in both revenue and non-revenue generating agencies.

    Basic Course on Customs Management and Administration

    Basic Course on Customs Management and Administration

    This basic course was excerpted in the Bureau of Customs Onboarding Program that offers opportunities for new and old employees in the Department of Finance (DOF) and other DOF attached agencies to navigate the various domains in the customs management and administration. By inculcating the basic information and functionalities of the organization, the employees will have an overall understanding of why what and how the organization operationalizes. This online training is a catalyst for the DOF employees specifically the newly hired employees assigned in the Revenue Operations group, By educating new entrants including old employees in the DOF family; this training will allow them to become more knowledgeable in supervising and becoming more productive in carrying out their duties and responsibilities as a Public Servant.


    Public Accountability Seminar

    Public Accountability Seminar

    This course is composed of two (2) modules that will take a deep dive into the norms of conduct of public officials and employees including guidelines on the submission of Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth (SALN). It was also  was designed to capacitate revenue collectors on the salient features of RA No. 6713, including rules and regulations affecting their functions, that will ultimately redound to the national interest in attaining the highest standard of public service in the country with the resounding trust of the public. Further, the course has online exercises, including case lets, real-life videos and other reading materials that will help the participants to reinforce a broader spectrum in understanding this course.

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 28)

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 28)

    The Briefing on Data Privacy Act was designed to provide awareness and training to all BIR officials and employees about the proper collection, recording, organization, storage, updating or modification, retrieval, consultation, use, consolidation, blocking, erasure or destruction of personal data to ensure that the Bureau complies with the international standards for data protection set by the National Privacy Commission (NPC).


    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Batch 5)

    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Batch 5)

    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting aims to provide participants with the foundations of BEPS and prepare them for the advanced courses they will take in the future.  It explores the Inclusive Framework on BEPS, the BEPS action plan, and the minimum standards for countries adhering to BEPS consensus.

    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 8)

    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 8)

    An online foundation course for Revenue Officers I & II with topics on the basic concepts of taxation under the National Internal Revenue Code, basic procedures and requirements in BIR offices, as well as techniques in assisting and dealing with taxpayers, offered through a blended learning methodology.

    Introduction to Gender and Development (Batch 3)

    Introduction to Gender and Development (Batch 3)

    Introduction to Gender and Development (GAD) is an online course designed to provide BIR employees with the knowledge and awareness about GAD amidst the “new normal” when face-to-face training is not possible.  It is self-paced and can be accessed anywhere within a given period of time through the BIR’s e-learning platform. 

    There are three learning modules.  The first module focuses on the history of GAD and women’s rights.  The second module discusses gender-related concepts and how social institutions contribute to the continuation of gender issues/biases. The third and last module highlights the BIR’s GAD accomplishments.  Different GAD programs, activities and projects being implemented in the National and Regional Offices are presented.


    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 7)

    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 7)

    An online foundation course for Revenue Officers I & II with topics on the basic concepts of taxation under the National Internal Revenue Code, basic procedures and requirements in BIR offices, as well as techniques in assisting and dealing with taxpayers, offered through a blended learning methodology.

    Lean and Agile Methodologies Introductory Course (Batch 3)

    Lean and Agile Methodologies Introductory Course (Batch 3)

    An introductory course on Lean and Agile Methodologies to equip all revenue employees with the basic understanding of the lean and agile concepts on project management and process improvement and to familiarize them with the application of such to the Bureau, relative to the implementation of the BIR digital transformation project.

    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 6)

    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 6)

    An online foundation course for Revenue Officers I & II with topics on the basic concepts of taxation under the National Internal Revenue Code, basic procedures and requirements in BIR offices, as well as techniques in assisting and dealing with taxpayers, offered through a blended learning methodology.

    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Batch 4)

    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Batch 4)

    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting aims to provide participants with the foundations of BEPS and prepare them for the advanced courses they will take in the future.  It explores the Inclusive Framework on BEPS, the BEPS action plan, and the minimum standards for countries adhering to BEPS consensus.


    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Batch 3)

    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Batch 3)

    Introduction to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting aims to provide participants with the foundations of BEPS and prepare them for the advanced courses they will take in the future.  It explores the Inclusive Framework on BEPS, the BEPS action plan, and the minimum standards for countries adhering to BEPS consensus.

    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 5)

    General Course for Revenue Officers (Online Batch 5)

    An online foundation course for Revenue Officers I & II with topics on the basic concepts of taxation under the National Internal Revenue Code, basic procedures and requirements in BIR offices, as well as techniques in assisting and dealing with taxpayers, offered through a blended learning methodology.

    Lean and Agile Methodologies Introductory Course (Pilot Conduct)

    Lean and Agile Methodologies Introductory Course (Pilot Conduct)

    An introductory course on Lean and Agile Methodologies to equip all revenue employees with the basic understanding of the lean and agile concepts on project management and process improvement and to familiarize them with the application of such to the Bureau, relative to the implementation of the BIR digital transformation project.

    Course No. 2001: Bureau of Customs Onboarding Course Batch 1 (2021)

    Course No. 2001: Bureau of Customs Onboarding Course Batch 1 (2021)

    The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Onboarding Program was designed specifically to acclimatize the newly hired employees on the organizations’ mandate, vision, mission including basic operational knowledge on how the BOC works. By inculcating the basic information and functionalities of the organization, the employees will have an overall understanding on why, what and how the organization operationalized. By capacitating new entrants on these areas, it will allows them to become more knowledgeable and productive in carrying out their duties and responsibilities as a Public Servant.