BIR Issuances – RMC 47-2024

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The BIR announced the Contest for the Design of New BIR Logo

Revenue Memorandum Circular (RMC) No. 47-2024

1 April 2024

The BIR announced the Contest for the design of the New BIR Logo wherein all revenuers and external stakeholders (individuals) are invited to submit their proposed design of the new BIR Logo that shall depict the Bureau’s directions, which are geared towards delivery of excellent taxpayer service through modernization and digitalization of core processes and frontline services, as the Bureau performs its “mission of collecting taxes through just enforcement of tax laws” guided by its principle of “service excellence with integrity and professionalism”, while still keeping the elements of the agency’s mandate of revenue generation.



    1. For internal stakeholders, all entries for the Contest shall be submitted to their respective Assistant Commissioner (ACIR)/Regional Director (RD) on or before April 19, 2024.
    2. For external stakeholders, all entries shall be submitted to the BIR Internal Communications Division via e-mail at [email protected] cc: [email protected] and [email protected] on or before April 19, 2024.

Entries (design of the proposed BIR Logo) for submission should be in high resolution colored digital format (.jpeg), with a write-up describing the symbolism of each element or component in the proposed BIR logo.


    1. All entries submitted for the contest by the internal stakeholders (revenue personnel) shall be evaluated by the respective Assistant Commissioner (ACIR)/Regional Director (RD) using the following criteria:
      Criteria Point
      Depiction of BIR’s mandate and directions 50
      Aesthetics/visual appeal 30
      Originality 20
      Total Score 100
    2. The entry with the highest Total Score (Best Entry) shall be submitted by the ACIR/RD, in hard and soft copies (both logo and write-up), in high resolution colored digital format (.jpeg) on or before April 24, 2024 to the Internal Communications Division via [email protected] cc: [email protected] and [email protected].
    3. The Internal Communications Division shall compile all the entries received from the revenue services/Regional Offices and external stakeholders and present them to the BIR MANCOM on or before May 3, 2024, for the final evaluation and selection of the best design of the new BIR logo using the same criteria specified above.


The Best Entry (with the highest Total Score) selected by the BIR MANCOM shall be submitted to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (thru the Secretary of Finance), for evaluation and necessary modification in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act No, 8491 (Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines) and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (particularly Section 51 – Summary of the Guidelines and Traditional Rules of Heraldry).

The modified logo will be sent back by the NHCP to the BIR, for comments and/or approval, and finally to the Office of the President, for the final approval. Only then can the new logo be used officially by the BIR.

Another Circular shall be issued by the Bureau once the new BIR Logo has been approved by the Office of the Preseident.


Cash prizes shall be given to the Top 3 Best Entries selected by the BIR MANCOM, as follows:

Best Design of BIR Logo ₱ 100,000.00
1st Runner-up ₱ 50,000.00
2nd Runner-up ₱ 25,000.00

The name of the three (3) winners shall be published in the BIR Website (

Copy of the RMC and Summary of the Guidelines and Traditional Rules of Heraldry can be accessed thru the links below.

RMC No. 47-2024.pdf

RMC No. 47-2024 Attachment.pdf

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