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REVENUE MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 15-2022 issued on March 10, 2022 prescribes the contest mechanics for the conduct of “2022 Tax Campaign” Video Making Contest (entries for upload to social media platforms – TikTok, Facebook and YouTube). The competition is open to all BIR employees regardless of age, gender, position and employment status provided that a team shall be formed and composed of and represent a single and specific office (i.e. Division in the National Office [NO] or Revenue Region [RR], or Revenue District Office [RDO]). There is no limit in the number of teams for as long as each team shaIl be comprised of at least three (3) members who will conceptualize and do the actual short video. The team may also, enlist the participation of other employees in the shooting/production of their music video. In case there are several teams in a Division/RDO/RR, the concerned Division Chief (NO)/Regional Director/Revenue District Officer shall select their Best Entry to be submitted to their respective Revenue Service/Revenue Region as their official entry to the contest. The participating teams shall submit video entry/entries that depicts the 2022 Tax Campaign Theme “Pagbabayad ng Buwis sa Bayan: Tatak ng Kabayanihan”. The video to be submitted shall be short and long video versions with duration of less than one (1) minute, and four 4) minutes and thirty (30) seconds, respectively. Short videos shall be uploaded to TikTok while the long versions shall be uploaded to Facebook and YouTube. The entry must be original and have not been published. For the long version of the video, participants have the option to use the official audio of the Bureau’s 2022 tax campaign jingle or the instrumental only, provided that they will provide singer/s from their office. For the short version, on the other hand, participants have the option to use the said jingle (instrumental/minus one only or with vocal part) and/or any of the popular or trending, royalty-free or copyright-free music. The type of devices and video editing software may vary depending on the team’s preference but the file should be in .mp4, .mov, or .avi format. The video must be in high definition or in 4k/ 1080/720 pixels. There shall be three (3) winners in the Video Making Contest for each category (short and long versions) – First Prize, Second Prize and Third Prize. A Special Award shall be given to the entry that has garnered the highest average of combined views and likes in the BIR’s official Facebook page and YouTube page. The Revenue District Offices of the teams that produced the three winning entries, including the Special Award, shall be given BONUS Points in the Taxpayer Awareness Program (TAP) over and above their computed Total Points for the 1st Semester of 2022, to wit: First Prize – 10 Points Second Prize – 7 Points Third Prize – 5 Points Special Award – 5 Points The winning entries shall be published in various channels, including social media pages of the BIR (Facebook & YouTube and TikTok), and will be shown/played in TV, kiosks and electronic billboards available in BIR offices, as well as during the webinars and other BIR events. The deadline for submission of entries and other important dates to remember are as follows: Date Activity March 23, 2022 (Wednesday) Submission of entries from Division (NO)/RDOs to respective Revenue Service/Revenue Region March 25, 2022 (Friday) Submission of entries from Revenue Regions/Revenue Services to the Public Information and Education Division March 28, 2022 (Monday) National Office Elimination Round March 29, 2022 (Tuesday) Uploading and posting of the official entries to the BIR’s official social media accounts March 31, 2022 (Thursday) Judgement and announcement of Winners Any entry submitted to the Public Information and Education Division beyond the deadline shall no longer be accepted. The contest results are final and may not be appealed. The guidelines in the submission of entries, including the criteria for judging and prohibitions, are specified in the Order.