LGUs open Business One Stop Shop 2023
By Keren Anne Bernadas
PROPRIETORS may now start renewing or registering their businesses as various local government units in the province of Camarines Sur hold its respective Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) 2023 for the whole month of January.
LGUs of Pili, Ocampo, San Fernando, Sipocot and Bula, including the City government of Naga opened its BOSS today, January 4, Monday.
In the Joint Memorandum Circular with the Anti-Red Tape Authority and other key agencies in April 2021, BOSS is expected to set an avenue to establish standardized guidelines of processing business permits, related clearances, and licenses in all cities and municipalities.
It will also serve as a platform for easier and more convenient online submission of business permit applications, digital payment options, and issuance of electronic versions of permits, licenses, or clearances.
In San Fernando, BOSS will be held until January 24 at municipal hall lobby, while LGU Pili will wrap up its BOSS program on January 20 at Pili Sports Complex.
Naga City Business One Stop Shop at city hall ground on January 3, 2022. Photo by Jam Madrid
Residents of Ocampo may visit its BOSS at the 2nd floor of its municipal multi-purpose building until January 31.
Meanwhile, Naga City administrator Elmer Baldemoro said that the BOSS set-up per barangay will be at the city hall ground until the end of the month. He added that city hall offices are also ready to serve other clients who might need other documents or have queries with other necessary papers regarding thier business renewal.
These are the requirements for getiing a business permit: Barangay Business Clearance, DTI/SEC/CDA Certification, Zoning Clearance from Peace and Development Office, Sanitary Permit from Health Office, Occupancy Permit from the Engineering Office, Fire Safety Inspection Certificate from the Bureau of Fire Protection, Bureau of Internal Revenue Clearance, SSS Certificate of Registration, and Pag-IBIG Certificate of Membership.
For renewal, requirements are: Barangay Business Clearance, DTI/SEC/CDA Certification, Sanitary Permit, Fire Safety Inspection Certificate, BIR Clearance, Statement of Income, and first to third Quarter Income Tax of 2022.