Guidelines in the Processing of Business Permit and Licenses

All business permits and licenses are to be renewed within the first 20 days of January. During this period, the City Government of Tagum has a ONE-STOP SHOP program wherein all offices with direct participation in the processing of the application for renewal of business permits and licenses are housed in one place to help facilitate the smooth flow of documents; thus, saving the clientele’s money, time and effort. Applications for renewal of business permits and licenses processed after the deadline, January 20, shall be subject to a surcharge of 25% of the amount of tax, fees or other impositions due plus an interest of 2% per month of the unpaid taxes, fees or charges including surcharges, until such amount is fully paid. No business permit and license shall be renewed unless payment of business tax on the previous year is fully paid. To avoid delay in the processing of application for renewal of business permit and license, the following requirements are to be complied with:

  • Barangay Business Clearance
  • Land Tax Clearance
  • Latest Permit with Official Receipts
  • Community Tax Certificate (after the assessment)
  • DTI Application or Registration
  • SSS Clearance
  • Philhealth Premium Remittance Certification
  • Tax Identification Number (TIN)/BIR
    • Annual Registration
    • Income Tax Percentage & Vat Returns
  • Case to Case Basis:
    • Market Clearance – for New TPM, TOTIT, TLAC, TCTC and Bagsakan Stall Holders
    • Lease Contract – for New TPM, TOTIT, TLAC, TCTC and Bagsakan Stall Holders
    • License or Permit to Operate from BFAD, Camp Crame, DECS, TESDA, DENR (ECC), etc.- for those business activities regulated by any of these National Government Agencies mentioned-above.

For application of new permit and license, the following requirements shall be complied with:

  • Barangay Business Clearance
  • Land Tax Clearance
  • Community Tax Certificate
  • DTI Registration
  • TIN Case to case basis:
  • SEC Registration & by Laws (Photocopy) – for Corporation and Partnership
  • CDA Registration & by Laws (Photocopy) – for Cooperative
  • License or Permit to Operate from BFAD, Camp Crame, DECS, TESDA, DENR (ECC), etc. – for those business activities regulated by any of these National Government Agencies mentioned-above.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION OF NEW BUSINESS

  1. Barangay Business Clearance
  2. Land Tax Clearance
  3. Community Tax Certificate
  4. SEC/CDA Registration & by laws, if Corporations, Cooperatives
  5. DTI Registration
  6. Lease Contract, if rented

All employees (those who are not subject to Professional Tax Receipt (PTR) of business establishments shall secure an Occupational Permit simultaneously with the processing of the Mayor’s Business Permit and License.

Notes:

  1. New applications for business permit and license will be entertained beginning February of each year.
  2. In case of business closure, surrender your Mayor’s Business permit and License for official retirement and to avoid unnecessary payments.

It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to conduct or engage in any business, trade or occupation within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Tagum for which a permit is required for the proper supervision and enforcement of existing laws and ordinances governing sanitation, security and welfare of the public and the health of the employees engaged in the business, trade or occupation specified in this Code and other ordinances that may hereafter be enacted, without first having secured a permit therefore from the City Mayor.” Chapter 4, Article B, Section 106 of the 2007 Revenue Code of Tagum