PIA Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2012
P’que City sets deadline for business permit renewal on January 20
PARAÑAQUE CITY, Jan. 9 (PIA) -- As the city government of Parañaque started early the processing of applications for renewal of business and individual working permits as well as health certificates last January 2, Mayor Jun Bernabe urges establishments and employees to file their applications to avoid the rush.
“As we urge establishments and employees to file their applications early to avoid the rush, we offer them the comfort and convenience in our fully air-conditioned service lounges where taxpayers are treated with utmost courtesy and given a treat to a free snack, reading materials and their favorite cable TV programs,” said Bernabe.
The local chief executive also assured them of the city’s fully computerized and networked system for speedy and more accurate assessments and computations.
The annual processing of business permits is led by the Business Permits and Licensing Office; City Treasurer’s Office; and the Electronic Data Processing Office, with the support of the City Planning Office; City Assessor’s Office; Tourism Office; Office of the Building Official; and the City Health Office.
Also in the city’s “one-stop-shop system” in business permits processing are the Parañaque Bureau of Fire Protection; Parañaque Chamber of Commerce and Industry; local units of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Social Security System.
According to the City Information Office, the requisites for business permits renewal include: 1)Barangay Clearance (original copy); 2)Real Property Tax (land and building, if owned) or Contract of Lease and Lessor’s Permit (if rented); 3)Fire Clearance; 4)ITR or Audited Financial Statement for 2011; 5)VAT Returns 2550/2551 M/Q (current) for 2011; 6)Sales Breakdown with branches; 7)Social Security System (SSS) registration; 8)Authorization letter, ID of applicant and authorized representative.
For new businesses, owner or representative must secure location, building, fire and tourism (if applicable) clearances and sanitary permit in addition to the basic requirements.
While for individual working permits, applicants must secure the following requirements: 1) Police Clearance; 2) Residence Certificate (Cedula); 3) Two ID pictures; and 4) Health Certificate.
Bernabe also thanked the business community and residents of Parañaque for again supporting the city’s tax campaign.
Meanwhile, the Department of Trade and Industry also opened a office in the city to facilitate business name registration. (P’que-PIO/RJB/JEG-PIA-NCR)