How to Use BIR Relief Data Entry V2.2

RELIEF means  Reconciliation of Listings for Enforcement System.
This is in compliance with submission of  Summary List of Sales (SLS) and Summary List of  Purchases (SLP).

Here\’s a step by step guide on how to use the BIR Relief Data Entry System:

1. Dowload and Install  Relief Version 2.2
2. After installation, you will have these 3 shortcut Icons on your desktop (or select where you want it to save).

3. Double Click the Relief Data Entry Icon to get started.
You will be asked to enter your Username and Password. Use the credentials for your Computer\’s Administrator Account.
4. Update first the Owner\’s Info before encoding Sales or Purchases.

Encoding of Sales

From  Sales Transaction Menu, Choose the Taxable Month and Taxable Year then click Add/Update.

Sales Data Entry Screen will appear, Click the Add Button and start encoding the ff. for each sales transaction:
     →T.I.N., Registered Name (For Non-Individuals) / Last Name, First Name, or Middle Name for Individuals.
     →Substreet, Street, Barangay,  District/ City, Zip Code
     →Gross Taxable, Exempt/ Zero Rated (if applicable).
     →VAT rate value should be 10 or 12 only 

Remove Special Character like \”&\” if there\’s any to avoid validation errors.
Total Sales and Total Output Tax is computed automatically.
Click Save, and Add for next data to be encoded.

Encoding of Purchases

From  Purchase Transaction Menu, Choose the Taxable Month and Taxable Year then click Add/Update.

Purchase Data Entry Screen will appear, Click the Add Button and start encoding the ff. for each Purchase transaction:
     →T.I.N (is required), Registered Name (For Non-Individuals) / Last Name, First Name, or Middle Name for Individuals.
     →Substreet, Street, Barangay,  District/ City, Zip Code
     →Encode Exempt, Zero Rated, Capital Goods (if applicable)
     →Enter amount for Gross taxable
         Total Purchases, Taxable (Net of VAT), Services, Goods other than Capital Goods, and Total    Input Tax is computed automatically.

     →VAT rate value should be 10 or 12 only 

Click Save, and Add for next data to be encoded.

5. If done with encoding Sales or Purchases per month, EXIT and click Generate BIR File and Save.

6. To Validate for submission, double Click Relief Validation Icon⇉ 

 From Relief Validation Module, Choose what Month, Year and Transaction Type (Sales/ Purchases) then Click Validate File.
7. Open Relief Data file window will appear, choose what file to validate.
File Format: 
➦ Click Validate
➦ Click Select

The message \”Validation of file is successful\”  and a Notepad showing \”No Errors Encountered\” will appear.

Click Yes to submit as EFPS attachment.
8. You can now submit the attachments to:, and will receive a confirmation message saying that the received files is subject for validation.
Final message of  Validation Confirmation Receipt usually takes 2 to 3 days to receive.
And, you\’re DONE! Print the validation email for your reference. Please take note that submission of files should be done quarterly; not later than 25th day after each quarter.

161 thoughts on “How to Use BIR Relief Data Entry V2.2

  1. Tin Library. Search mo yung name ng company para lumabas sya tapos edit mo na yung Tin then Save. 🙂 Tama po ba pagkaintindi ko sa Question Nyo?


  2. Good day, ano po ang ilalagay sa email para mag-send ng sales & purchases validation? Registered name, TIN and Address lang po ba? How about kapag naman po amended ang ipapasa? Thank you po.


  3. Hi,good day,tanong ko lang po sana kung pano po pag-entty sa sales if no TIN # ang resibo tapos wala din name,ang nakalagay lang po CASH instead na name ang nakalagay sa resibo?


  4. Hello po, pano po pag nagka error, nag lag/hang na po pag mag add ng data sa Month ng October pero naka add na ako ng 47 suppliers sa SLP nung pang 48 nag hang na pero pwede hindi naman nagka error sa viewing/inquiry. Thanks in advance po


  5. hi, pano po mag recover ng mga files kasi nag dedelete ako ng na encode ko. for feb sya kaso na encode ko ng for january. tapos biglang may lumitaw na fileerrorhandler.prg does not exist


  6. Hi, sa pag entry po sa sales kac may discount pano po yong entry ko yong discounted amount na po ba or yong wala pang discount?


  7. Hi! Paano po ang gagawin if ever nagkamali ng month na nakalagay for purchases? For example, the month is May but it should April? Nasa 2K+ na po kasi ang encoded purchases. Paano po kaya maitatransfer ang data ng May sa April? Thankyou!


  8. Hi, i want to ask something because i forgot my username and password in logging in with my e Relief, is theres a way to change my username and password? how can i change that? Please Help me.Regards.


  9. Since the new version comes out. every time i log in what i have to do is to repeat typing every tin number i have. is there's a way that i can pull that up when im using it?


  10. Hi po! ask ko lang po kung ano pwede gawin kapag di lumalabas kapag yung input datas kapag nag-inquire kahit may nagenerate ka na? yung last quarter ko po kasing data eh di po lumalabas sa mismong application kapag nag-inquire ako.


  11. Hi. Tanong ko lang sa Purchases, what if nailagay ko po yung net amount sa \”Capital Goods\” instead sa \”Goods Other than Capital Goods\”. Eh sa \”Goods Other than Capital Goods\” pala sya dapat i account.Tapos na validate ko na sya. Pwede pa po bang mabago yun? Or ano po consequences dun sa error ko? Salamat po


  12. Hi Ask ko lang pano po pag naka error sya sa may purchase po nung mag aadd na po ako di po ako makapag add kasi po ang nalabas error loading file number 6 FRMPURCHASE? paano po gagawin>?


  13. Hi! just want to ask how to record purchase transactions (rental) sa BIR Relief.. example rentals ng SM North Edsa and SM Southmall. do i have to record it separately or simply total na lng nung 2 kc di ba under SM PRIME HOLDINGS INC pa din papasok ung payment.. need po ba separate ung pag-input or kahit yung total na lng nung 2 rentals. Please advise. Thanks.


  14. Hi! Ask ko lang po, pano po if walang tin number. i tried 000-000-000 pero invalid sya kapag nagvalidate na ko. I also tried blank tin kaso \”Tin must be entered\” yung lumabas kapag nagsave ako ng entry. so nag create na lang ako ng sariling TIN. okay lang kaya yun?


  15. paano po kung purchases namin is Non-VAT pero VATABLE kami? paano po namin ilalagay sa SLSP? Under zero-rated po ba or exempt purchases? Thank you.


  16. Thank you so much po. follow-up question po sa Import po ba anong amount yung dndeclare, Dutiable Value? And sa export po Sales Value? Thanks po.


  17. why cant i log in on data relief entry anymore. since i encode the data at version 2.2. later i'd upgraded to version 2.3 for relief validation .what will i do


  18. Hi! since wfh kami pwede po ba na gawin sa own laptop yung february and march pero ang january ay nasa desktop mo sa office? thank you


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