Startup Cost of Doing Business

REGISTRATION FEES 

PHILIPPINE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC)
Registration of Corporations & Partnerships Main Fees to be Paid (In Pesos)
STOCK CORPORATIONS
Filing Fee 1/5 of 1% of the Authorized Capital Stock or the subscription price of the subscribed capital stock whichever is higher but not less than P1,000.00 plus LRF*
By-laws P500.00 plus LRF*
NON-STOCK CORPORATIONS
Filing Fee of Articles of Incorporation P500.00 plus LRF*
By-laws P500.00 plus LRF*
PARTNERSHIP
Articles of Partnership 1/5 of 1% of the partnership’s capital but not less than P1,000.00 plus LRF*

*Legal Research Fee equivalent to 1% of Filing Fee but not less than P10.00Source: http://www.sec.gov.ph/

DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY (DTI)
Business Name Registration (Bureau of Trade Regulation and consumer Protection — BTRCP) Main Fees to be Paid (In Pesos)
A. FILIPINO NATIONAL
Single Proprietorship Business Name Registration Certificate (based on territorial jurisdiction) :
Barangay P 200.00
City/Municipality P 500.00
Regional P 1,000.00
National P 2,000.00
Documentary stamp P 15.00
B. FOREIGN NATIONAL
Business Name Registration Certificate P 300.00
Certificate of Authority to Engage in Business (Filing Fee) P 500.00
Registration Fee P 5,000.00
Documentary stamp

Source: http://www.dti.gov.ph/

BUSINESS PERMITS AND LICENSING OFFICE (BPLO)
NEW BUSINESS APPLICATION
Business Tax-Based on declared gross
Mayor’s Permit-Based on Line of Business
Garbage Service Charge
Fire Safety Fee P 50.00
Sticker P 30.00
Business Plate P 100.00
Additional Fees for selected business
Health-based online of business and No. of workers
Delivery Vehicles-based on kind of vehicles
Computed based on the total area of the business establishment
RENEWAL OF BUSINESS PERMITS
Business Tax-Based on declared gross
Mayor’s Permit-Based on Line of Business
Garbage Service Charge
Sanitary & Inspection Fee
Fire Safety Fee P 50.00
Sticker P 30.00
Business Plate P 100.00
Additional Fees for selected business
Health-based online of business and No. of workers
Delivery Vehicles-based on kind of vehicles
Computed based on the total area of business establishments
Unpaid taxes or fees if any

Source: Business Permit and Licensing Office

CITY INVESTMENT PROMOTION CENTER (CIPC)
AN APPLICATION FOR INCENTIVES
A Non-Refundable Filing Fee
Small-Scale Enterprise P 1,000.00
Medium-Scale Enterprise P 2,000.00
Large-Scale Enterprise P 3,000.00

Source: 2014 Investment Code

Phone Numbers

Mayor’s Office (078) 304-1114
 Human Resource & Management Office  (078) 304-2732
 Business Permit & Licensing Office  (078) 456-7892
 City Disaster Risk & Reduction Management Office  (078) 304 1714
 City Police Station  (078) 846-4841
 Bureau of Fire Protection  (078) 846-3703

144.80

km2, square

1604

township

153,502

population