2017 National, Official, and Non-working Holidays in the Philippines
National Regular Holidays
January 1 (Sunday) - New Year’s Day
April 9 (Sunday) - Araw ng Kagitingan
April 13 (Thursday) - Maundy Thursday
April 14 (Friday) - Good Friday
Rules on CPA Certificate of FS Preparation in the Philippines
The Board of Accountancy (BoA) has signed resolution 3-2016 prescribing the rules on submission of the Certificate of Compilation Services for the preparation of Financial Statements ...
How to beat the six second resume scan
I am sure you have heard that you have six seconds to make an impact with their resume. So how do you adapt your resume to stay in the game? Here are some points to look out for in your resume:
Steps in Reporting New Employees to SSS, Philhealth, Pag-Ibig, and BIR
Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
If the employee has no TIN (Tax Identification Number), he/she shall file a BIR form 1902 to the Revenue District Office (RDO) where the ...
Provisional Work Visa in the Philippines
Who can Apply
Foreign nationals who are on temporary visitor visas, wishes to commence work, and whose employment visa application, either 9g or 9d, is in progress.
How to vote on Election Day
Draft your vote-for list
Be prepared to confirm your identity
Go to your assigned polling precinct from 6 AM to 5 PM
Fall in line in the holding area
Give your name, valid I.D., and precinct number to th...
7 Reasons why Accountants are important people in business
Helps you in audit and legal matters
Will save your time
Gives professional advice helps cut down cost
Helps manage expenses
Ensuring the quality of financial...
Computation of Holiday Pay of employees in the Philippines
Did not work on Regular Holiday = Daily rate + COLA *COLA = Cost of living allowance
Did not work on Special Holiday = “No Work, No Pay” **unless there is a favorable company policy, prac...
Useful Mobile Apps for Travellers in the Philippines
Uber is a ride sharing app that allows you to get a ride in minutes
Grab is a location-based car, taxi, and express delivery app
Waze is the world’s largest community-based tra...
10 Things to do before Registering a Business in the Philippines
Research the government regulations applicable to the industry you wish to enter
Determine the restrictions on foreign ownership of business or ownership of property including...
Top 10 reasons why employees stay
Good Benefits and Incentives
Working environment satisfaction
Inspired to work smarter
Great relationship with superiors
Exciting and challenging work
Feeling valued, re...
Information about types of employment in the Philippines and growth per industry
2014 Growth of Employment Per Industry
Industry Sector - 5.1%
Agriculture Sector - 0.6%
Services Sector - 3.3%
Most Common Types...
Grounds for Termination in the Philippines
Serious misconduct or willful disobedience of lawful orders of his/her employer
Gross and habitual neglect by the employee of his/her duties
Inhuman and unbearable treat
Fraud and willful bre...
Post Registration Requirements for PEZA Registered Entities
Application for Approval of Start of Commercial Operations (SCO) - first year only
The application for approval of SCO is one of the prerequisites for the validation of the Inc...
Business Registration Process and Tax Incentives
The Philippine Economy is booming and one of its driving force is the Business Process Management Industry. With the Country’s diverse workforce and its flexibility to blen...
Checklist for tourist visiting the Philippines
Restricted foreign nationals are required to secure an entry visa before they can enter the Philippines
Unrestricted foreign nationals can travel to the Philippines without an entry vis...
Facts about why it's more fun to outsource your business in the Philippines. (1) Third largest English speaking country in the world (2) Filipinos have a natural talent to learn languages and accents (3) There are approximately 500,000 graduates ever...
Do you want to register a business in the Philippines?
Here are the government agencies that a business needs to register with depending on company formation:
Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) - This is the government agency where single p...
Going to the Philippines to set up a business?
Types of company formation in the Philippines
RHQ (Regional Headquarters)
ROHQ (Regional Operating Headquarters)
Kittelson & Carpo Consulti...