BIR under fire for allegedly plagiarizing sample logo of creatnprocess

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The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), which launched tax campaign in February 2017, is under fire for allegedly plagiarizing a sample logo of creatnprocess in its one of the tutorial videos.

One of the tutorial videos of creatnprocess titled “Professional Logo Design – Adobe Illustrator cs6 (known),” which was published on September 9, 2014, that’s 2 years and 3 months before the tax campaign, shows a sample logo very similar to the stylized “I” of the acronym BIR.

BIR under fire for allegedly plagiarizing sample logo of creatnprocess
President Rodrigo Duterte officially signed commitment board (Photo: courtesy of Alfred Frias/Presidential Photo via Rappler), the other part of the photo is a screenshot of the tutorial video titled “Professional Logo Design – Adobe Illustrator cs6 (known)

A Google search of the BIR’s 2017 Tax Campaign Drive, “Ako Kaisa sa Pagbabago”, resulted to several photos showing alleged plagiarized sample logo of ‘creatnprocess’, a company composed of a multi-dicilinary graphic designers working with client all around the world. The company offered building a brand by developing clean, solid, meaningful, unique and adaptable logo, brand identity and print designs. Its speciality is logo design, branding and providing design services for all kind of businesses.

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Tax Campaign 1 - Similar logo to sample Logo of creatnprocess
Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado signed in February 2017 his pledge of support to the 2017 Tax Campaign Program of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) with the theme, “Tunay na Pagbabago, Para sa Bayan.”
Tax Campaign 2 - Similar logo to sample Logo of creatnprocess
Photo courtesy of Bulacan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
[email protected] at the launch of BIR Tax Campaign for 2017 (Photo courtesy of GMA News Twitter).
Tax Campaign 4 - Similar logo to sample Logo of creatnprocess
BIR commissioner Caesar Dulay speaks during the Tax Campaign Kick (Photo courtesy of Edge Davao)
Tax Campaign 5 - Similar logo to sample Logo of creatnprocess
BIR commissioner Caesar Dulay, in another angle, speaks during the Tax Campaign Kick (Photo courtesy of BCCI)

Netizens were quick to react and asked why ‘again.’

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