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Rappler's latest stories on payment systems


Bianca Gonzalez answers your questions about going cashless

Jun 18, 2018 - 2:35 PM

The host and author answers common misconceptions about cashless transactions

What is Bitcoin?

Oct 06, 2017 - 4:01 PM

The basics of how BitCoin is earned and used

Espenilla's target: Break new ground for financial inclusion

May 13, 2017 - 2:39 PM

Incoming BSP Governor Espenilla says It’s easy because essentially I’m here doing a job… Our mandate is clear and our constituency is clear: I serve the public

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas New Governor Nestor Espenilla speaks with the members of media during press briefing at BSP Complex in Manila. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Espenilla promises continuity, more financial innovation at BSP

May 09, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The new governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas outlines his plans to maintain the country s monetary stance as well as expand the debt market and digital payments

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas New Governor Nestor Espenilla speaks with the members of media during press briefing at BSP Complex in Manila. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Traveling soon? Pay your travel taxes online

Oct 30, 2016 - 8:14 AM

Skip the queues at the airport and pay your travel tax online before your flight

HASSLE FREE. TIEZA's online payment system allows travelers to skip airport queues to pay travel tax. Photo from the TIEZA website

Electronic clearing of checks to start January 2017 – BSP

Sep 14, 2016 - 5:13 PM

The new check clearing process is expected to speed up the crediting of funds to depositors accounts from 3 to 5 banking days to only one banking day

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Checklist when filing income tax returns

Apr 09, 2016 - 1:38 PM

A former BIR examiner lists down requirements when filing income tax returns by April 15

DEADLINE WORRIES. With about a week left before the deadline of filing income tax returns, Mon Abrea answers some tax concerns. Illustration by Mara Mercado/Rappler

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Do we need to use BIR's electronic filing system?

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The Tax Whiz tells us who must file using the BIR s eFPS whether taxes can be paid in installments and how tax avoidance works

BSP expands scope of micro-banking offices

Jan 05, 2016 - 6:46 PM

11 of 19 previously unbanked municipalities in the country gained banking presence because of micro banking offices the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says

EXPANDED SCOPE. Under the new issuance, micro-banking offices would now be allowed to complete the process of account opening from application up to the acceptance of initial deposit, provided that the necessary controls are in place, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says Tuesday, January 5.

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Filing income tax returns

Jan 02, 2016 - 11:45 AM

A former BIR examiner explains the filing of income tax returns – from paying hefty penalties to starting new businesses

BSP eyes expanding e-payments by 2020

Dec 10, 2015 - 5:40 PM

The National Retail Payment System will facilitate the country’s shift from a cash heavy to a cash lite economy

INCREASE. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. says the share of electronic payments currently is only 1%, thus BSP is looking at increasing the share of e-payments to 20% over the next 5 years with the roll out of the National Retail Payment System.

Support electronic retail payment, BSP urges

Aug 03, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The BSP governor urges banks institutions to support ERPs system to boost savings and expand reach of financial services to more Filipinos

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Income tax return filing questions

Apr 16, 2015 - 2:19 PM

A tax agent inquires on behalf of taxpayer clients who are confused over the Income Tax Return filing and related BIR regulations

BIR extends deadline for e-filing of tax returns to June 15

Apr 13, 2015 - 12:25 AM

The extension only applies to the electronic filing but the deadline for manual filing remains April 15 says Kim Henares

Senator urges BIR to postpone April 15 tax filing deadline

Apr 09, 2015 - 7:05 PM

Senator Bam Aquino urges the bureau to cancel penalties if taxpayers fail to use BIR’s e filing system which was introduced only on March 15

BPI transactions via ATMs, EPS restored

May 27, 2013 - 7:47 PM

UPDATED Other modes of transacting including using the ATMs of other banks BPI is affiliated with as well as phonebanking and Internet banking are up and available