How to upload "Completion of Employer's Return IR56B" via Mixed Mode

After the IR56B XML File is generated from Output IR56B Data File. You can follow these procedures to submit the IR56B XML file to IRD.

To upload the data file via the Mixed Mode, you are not required to be an Authorized Signer or eTAX account holder. However, to complete the whole submission process, you have to pass the Control List (printed after uploading a data file via the Mixed Mode) to an Authorized Signer for signature on all the pages. The signed paper Control List together with the signed paper Employer's Return (BIR56A) should then be sent back to Inland Revenue Department.

Go to the home page of the Inland Revenue Department and click the e-Filing Employer's Return Services icon.

Start: Read the "Step" page and click Continue

Step 1: Read the "Important Note" page and click Continue

Step 2: Select Mixed Mode and click Continue

Step 3: Preparation of Data File

Enter Employer's Reference and Select IR56 Form Data File

Enter the Employer's File Number/Business Registration Number and the Employer's Identification Code ("ERIC"). Then, Select the IR56 Form data file (i.e. ir56b.xml generated by Output IR56B Data File).

Confirm Employer's Information

Step 4: Getting ready for Submission

Check Control List

Enter Designation of Authorized Signer and email address

Step 5: Sign and / or Submit

Step 6: Acknowledgement


Simulated Control List

Please note that your submission has not yet been completed. You must submit the duly signed paper Control List with paper Employer’s Return of BIR56A (for submission of Annual Form IR56B only) to the IRD for completion of such submission.