All BIR-Authorized Agent Banks (AABs) have been requested to open on two consecutive Saturdays, March 27 (in lieu of April 3 which is Black Saturday) and April 10, 2010 and to extend their banking hours up to 5:00 o’clock in the afternoon, for the period April 5 to April 15, 2010, to accept tax returns and payments.

BIR Commissioner Joel L. Tan-Torres informed the general taxpaying public, that such request is contained in the Bank Bulletin No. 2010-09, in accordance with the provisions of the Memorandum of Agreement between AABs, the BIR and the Bureau of Treasury.