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5 permits you need before starting a new business

Here are the five important permits you need to secure from your local government.

Thinking of starting a business? After registering your startup with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) or the Securities and Exchnage Commission (SEC), you’ll also need to secure the permits below from your local government or the city/region where your business ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 02, 2015 05:00:00
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An easy guide to taxation for startup entrepreneurs

Wanting to put up your own business but still confused how to get registered with the BIR? Are you still lost and confused about tax filing? Now, it is made easier for you.

by Christele J. Amoyan  | May 19, 2014 08:00:00
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Business registration is affordable even for bazaaristas

Registration costs as low as P200.

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has urged the micro businesses, particularly the tiangge and sari-sari stores, to register with the Philippine Business Registry (PBR) to legalize their businesses and reap benefits from government services for micro, small, and medium enterprises ...

June 26, 2012 08:00:00
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Get your new business registered in less than an hour

The Quezon City Business One Stop Shop makes it possible

For entrepreneur Allan Corpuz, it was a pleasant surprise to learn that he was able to register his business in less than an hour. ...

May 09, 2012 01:00:00
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Register your business in 30 minutes

One-registry system cuts red tape for businesses in Quezon City.

It used to be that an entrepreneur wanting to open a business in Quezon City will have to wait at least five days to register his business, now the same process can be done in 30 minutes. Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. ...

March 20, 2012 01:00:00
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A one-stop shop for starting a business

A government-initiated project aims to integrate all the agencies needed to finish your business registration online.

With all government paperwork and processing needed just to open a business, no wonder some aspiring entrepreneurs are already discouraged even before they start. A government-initiated project aims to change that by integrating all the agencies needed to finish your business registration.[related|post]The ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | January 27, 2012 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Why you should get an FDA permit

It\\\'s a requirement.

So you’ve mastered that famous family recipe or have carefully perfected the ins and outs of your dream food business. Don’t pop the champagne bottles just yet. Before you are able to bring that product to market, you have to secure certain ...

December 13, 2011 05:00:00
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How to get your clients to sign that contract

What you should always remember

A deal is not sealed till the contract is signed. To reinforce the client’s feeling that he is making the right decision by entering into a contract with you, take the extra steps below—as recommended by Rommel Discipulo, an advertising executive with ...

December 05, 2011 06:00:00
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Naming and registering your startup

Register your company name with the DTI and SEC.

One of the greatest things that a Filipino entrepreneurs think about when starting a business is what to name it. After all, it is one of the first steps in registering your business with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) or ...

November 28, 2011 03:00:00
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7 steps to making your own business plan

Here are the necessary steps.

Whenever it is possible, use charts and graphs to illustrate cash flows and projected return on investment. ...

November 28, 2011 01:00:00
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Tax basics to remember before you open your business

Are you operating legally?

Failure of an establishment to issue a receipt can lead to penalties, imprisonment, suspension of business operations, or temporary closure. So, if you are a business owner, make sure of the following:Before starting your business operations, you must:1. Register your establishment, including ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 14, 2011 04:00:00