BIR, DTI, SEC, PEZA: Which Government Agencies You Need to Register Your Business

Posted on: October 27, 2014 • By: Lester Allan Alforque • 0

BIR, DTI, SEC, PEZA: Which Government Agencies You Need to Register Your Business

So you’re all set to start a business in the Philippines. First things first, do you know which government agencies you need to register your business in? Let us help you out.       Once you have decided on the type of business you want to venture in and have a name for it […]

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5 Stages of Starting a Business in the Philippines

Posted on: October 20, 2014 • By: Lester Allan Alforque • 0

5 Stages of Starting a Business in the Philippines

Have you ever wondered what entrepreneurs go through when starting a business, like what exactly do you need to do first and what you need to do after that? We list down the 5 stages every newbie entrepreneur has to go through when launching a business in the Philippines.       We’ve blogged before […]

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5 Tips for Hiring Your First Employees

Posted on: October 13, 2014 • By: Lester Allan Alforque • 0

Tips for Hiring Your First Employees

For most entrepreneurs, starting small is common when launching a businesses. Most of them wear every hat in the business operations up until business improves, and for it to remain that way and even prosper, getting more hands to help in the operations is needed.   Photo from Kalibrr   Hiring your first team can be […]

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eBIRforms – Everything you need to know

Posted on: October 7, 2014 • By: Lester Allan Alforque • 0

BIR: Filing of Tax Returns is Now Electronic

Filing of all tax returns is now electronic, according to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). Under the new regulation issued last September 5, 2014, the use of Electronic Bureau of Internal Revenue Forms (eBIRForms) in filing all tax returns (see list below) is mandatory starting October 1, 2014 for all tax returns for September […]

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Know Your Taxes – October 2014

Posted on: October 3, 2014 • By: Lester Allan Alforque • 0

Know Your Taxes - October 2014

                  Know this month’s schedule of submission, filing, and payment of taxes for the whole month of October. This information is gathered from the Bureau of Internal Revenue website and from the Know Your Taxes website.           1 Wednesday SUBMISSION Consolidated Return of All Transactions based on […]

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An Employer’s Guide to Registering New Employees in the Philippines

Posted on: September 22, 2014 • By: Lester Allan Alforque • 0

An Employer's Guide to Registering New Employees in the Philippines

So you’ve registered your business, opened shop and hired your first employees. In this article, we are going to cover employer contributions to employee benefits.       Aside from wages, employees are entitled to benefits as mandated by law. Under the Philippine Labor Code, there are six benefits employees are entitled to: Social Security […]

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Is Your Business Name Taken? How to Check If Someone Beat You To It.

Posted on: September 15, 2014 • By: Lester Allan Alforque • 0

Is Your Business Name Taken? How to Check If Someone Beat You To It.

Choosing a business name is very much crucial as selecting the business you are taking on. Your business name will be your brand, your image, your identity—hence; you make sure that your idea of a business name is not yet taken by anyone else.       How would you know? Here are ways for […]

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