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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

    BLGF Onboarding Program

    BLGF Onboarding Program

    Philippine Tax Academy-Local Government Finance Institute Onboarding for Newly Hired Employees of Bureau of Local Government Finance. The Bayleaf Hotel, Cavite. September 27-October 01, 2022.

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 38)

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 38)

    This course is developed for newly-hired revenuers from any functional group. It aims to prepare them in performing their assigned tasks and achieving their goals and objectives. The course serves as the basic course for technical trainings.

    Participants will be provided with the basic knowledge on taxation concepts and overview of all internal revenue taxes – definitions, BIR’s processes from registration to filing & payment, and all compliance requirements.



    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 37)

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 37)

    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, and 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).

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 37)

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 37)

    This course is developed for newly-hired revenuers from any functional group. It aims to prepare them in performing their assigned tasks and achieving their goals and objectives. The course serves as the basic course for technical trainings.

    Participants will be provided with the basic knowledge on taxation concepts and overview of all internal revenue taxes – definitions, BIR’s processes from registration to filing & payment, and all compliance requirements.


    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 35)

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 35)

    This course is developed for newly-hired revenuers from any functional group. It aims to prepare them in performing their assigned tasks and achieving their goals and objectives. The course serves as the basic course for technical trainings.

    Participants will be provided with the basic knowledge on taxation concepts and overview of all internal revenue taxes – definitions, BIR’s processes from registration to filing & payment, and all compliance requirements.


    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 36)

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 36)

    This course is developed for newly-hired revenuers from any functional group. It aims to prepare them in performing their assigned tasks and achieving their goals and objectives. The course serves as the basic course for technical trainings.


    Participants will be provided with the basic knowledge on taxation concepts and overview of all internal revenue taxes – definitions, BIR’s processes from registration to filing & payment, and all compliance requirements.

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 35)

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 35)

    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, and 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).

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 34)

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 34)

    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, and 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).

    Information Security Awareness Briefing (Batch 30)

    Information Security Awareness Briefing (Batch 30)

    The Information Security Awareness Briefing was designed to provide awareness and training to all BIR officials and employees about information security, good information security practices, and related policies in order to protect information assets from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification and securing it to prevent from loss or destruction.

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 31)

    Basic Tax Administration Course (Batch 31)

    This course is developed for newly-hired revenuers from any functional group. It aims to prepare them in performing their assigned tasks and achieving their goals and objectives. The course serves as the basic course for technical trainings.

    Participants will be provided with the basic knowledge on taxation concepts and overview of all internal revenue taxes – definitions, BIR’s processes from registration to filing & payment, and all compliance requirements.


    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 29)

    Briefing on Data Privacy Act of 2012 (Batch 29)

    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).


    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.

    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.

    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 Program Batch 4 (2021)

    Course No. 2001: Bureau of Customs Onboarding Program Batch 4 (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.