SEC. 12. Agents and Deputies for Collection of National Internal Revenue Taxes.
SEC. 12. Agents and Deputies for Collection of National Internal Revenue Taxes. - The following are hereby constituted agents of the Commissioner:
a) The Commissioner of Customs and his subordinates with respect to the collection of national internal revenue taxes on imported goods;
b) The head of the appropriate government office and his subordinates with respect to the collection of energy tax; and
c) Banks duly accredited by the Commissioner with respect to receipt of payments internal revenue taxes authorized to be made thru banks.
Any officer or employee of an authorized agent bank assigned to receive internal revenue tax payments and transmit tax returns or documents to the Bureau of Internal Revenue shall be subject to the same sanctions and penalties prescribed in Sections 269 and 270 of this Code.