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REVENUE MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 33-2023 issued on March 17, 2023 clarifies that the issuance and enforcement of Subpoena Duces Tecum (SDT) shall also apply in the monitoring and verification of taxpayers’ compliance with relevant tax laws, as authorized under Section 5 of the Tax Code.
             The guidelines and procedures set forth in Revenue Memorandum Order (RMO) No. 10-2013, as amended, shall also apply in the examination of any book, paper, record, or other data which may be relevant or material in evaluating tax compliance of taxpayers who is liable for tax or required to file a tax return.
               The following guidelines may be utilized by the Head of the Revenue District Office/Large Taxpayers Audit Division/Large Taxpayers District Office/ National Investigation Division/Regional Investigation Division concerned or any other officer duly delegated by the Commissioner to aid in the monitoring and verifying the tax compliance of taxpayers:
A. For registered taxpayers, their tax compliance may be evaluated through the examination of the following documents, to wit:
              • Payment of Annual Registration Fee (ARF)
              • Issuance of sales invoices or official receipts
              • Keeping of books of accounts
              • Timely filing of requisite tax returns and payment of taxes due thereon
              • Withholding of tax on income payments subject to withholding and the timely
                remittance of tax withheld
              • Filing of required information returns, such as the summary list of
                sales/purchases (SLSP), annual alpha list of payees, etc. on or before the due
                dates prescribed by law or existing revenue issuances, whenever applicable
             • Other data which may be relevant or material in making such inquiry
B. For unregistered taxpayers, the concerned office shall notify them to register and pay voluntarily any unpaid taxes due on past transactions. In case of failure to register and/or pay the tax obligations, the concerned office shall endorse the case to the Regional Investigation Division or National Investigation Division for the conduct of preliminary investigation in preparation for the filing of a Run After Tax Evaders case and/or for other tax enforcement actions, as may be warranted.
            The procedures for the issuance and enforcement of SDTs, as prescribed under RMO No. 10-2013, as amended, must still be strictly observed by all concerned in compelling taxpayers to submit or otherwise present the required books, records and documents.