NAGA CITY, Jan. 08 (PIA) – Members of Sangguniang Panlunsod unanimously approved on Tuesday, Jan.7, a resolution authored by Hon. Jose Perez, Chairman, Committee on Investment, Trade, Industry and Economic Enterprise extending the deadline in the payment of business taxes, fees and charges, renewal of business permits and licenses.
Ordinance No. 2020-001 gives businessmen an opportunity to work and settle their business and mayor permits and other business documents the 20 days allotted by the local government code and extending the same for another ten days without penalties or surcharges.
The crafting of the said order emanated from the request of City Mayor Nelson Legacion to the Sangguniang Panlunsod to extend the services of Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) until January 31 to give local businessmen ample time to renew their permits after being devastated by 2 consecutive typhoons last December.
“My request to the members of the Sangguniang Panlunsod has a factual basis. The extension is meant to give our local businessmen time and opportunity, and a sort of relief after the recent calamities, which we all know gravely affected the business sector,” Legacion explained.
The approved ordinance was also in consonance with the provisions stipulated under Section 167 of Republic Act No. 7160, and further reasoned out its purpose, that is, “to give respite for businesses on the city of Naga whose operations were considerably hampered by Typhoon Tisoy.
BOSS also re-enforces the city’s intent to remain business-friendly by offering its services for a hassle-free, faster, practical and convenient business transactions.
Among the agencies and departments that actively participated in the activity include Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), City Planning and Development Office (CPDO), City Health Office, Treasurer’s Office, Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO), Building and Maintenance, among others.
The extended Business One Stop Shop operations will run from Jan. 18 (Sat.); Jan. 20-26, from 8:00am to 5:00pm and from Jan. 27 to Jan.31, from 8:00am to 10:00pm. (LSMacatangay-PIAV/Camarines Sur)
Published at Wed, 08 Jan 2020 12:38:33 +0000