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PCSO IMAP

How to Apply for PCSO’s Medical Assistance

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) institutionalized the Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP) to provide timely and responsive financial assistance to Filipinos with health-related problems. Qualified beneficiaries of the program are issued a Guarantee Letter addressed to a health facility...
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS

Philippines Seeking to Improve Rank in ‘Doing Business’ Survey

Aiming to improve the country’s ranking the annual ‘Doing Business’ survey conducted by the World Bank, the government has been pursuing various policy reforms that will enhance the country’s business regulatory environment. According to the Department of Trade and Industry...
online TIN registration

How to Register for TIN Online

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has established an e-Registration system that offers convenient online internet access to taxpayer registration services such as online issuance of a taxpayer identification number, or TIN, for individual taxpayers. The e-TIN is a module...
transaction

DOF Urges the Public to Report Gov’t Agencies Failing to Comply with Transaction Deadlines

The public may report government agencies who fail to deliver and facilitate transactions within the process cycle time under the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) Law. According to Department of Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran, the EoDB law punishes those who...
Small Business Puhunan Loan Program

How to Apply for DBP’s Small Business Puhunan Loan Program

As a government financial institution that supports its key development program, the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) offers financial loan assistance to micro and small-sized enterprises under its Small Business Puhunan Loan Program (SBPLP). Aiming to provide credit for...
holiday pay rules

DOLE Releases Pay Rules for Holy Week Holidays

Workers who will be reporting for work on Maundy Thursday (April 18), Good Friday (April 19), and Black Saturday (April 20) are entitled to receive premium payments on top of their regular salaries for these days. In a statement, the...
online application TESDA

Online Application for TESDA Scholarship

The Philippine government awards scholarship grants, not only for those who are pursuing formal education but also for those who would like to take technical-vocational education and training (TVET) under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). There are...
work from home law

Guidelines for Work from Home Law, Out Now

The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Telecommuting Act, otherwise known as the Work from Home Law, is now in place, allowing employees from the private sector to work in other places aside from their offices by using telecommunication...
civil service examination

How to Apply for Civil Service Eligibility Examination

A person who is pursuing a career in the government service is required to be eligible for civil service before he or she can apply for one. One becomes a civil service eligible if he or she passes the civil...
taxpayer feedback system

Revised Rules on Taxpayer Feedback System Now in Place

To ensure efficient frontline service delivery to the taxpaying public, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has released the revised rules on the implementation of the taxpayer feedback system, just right before the tax payment deadline on April 15. BIR...
filing of complaint at NTC

Stolen Mobile Phone, Text Scam? How to File a Complaint at the NTC

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) is the government agency that regulates and supervises the public telecommunication services. The Consumer Welfare and Protection Division (CWPD) is an office under the NTC specifically mandated to act on all consumer complaints related to...
Pilipinas Agila Tires

DA, DTI to Launch ‘Pilipinas Agila Tires’

As part of the government's effort to stabilize and even increase the buying price of local rubber produced by farmers in the country, Pilipinas Agila Tires, the first locally manufactured motorcycle tire brand that uses 100 percent local rubber bought...
BUSINESS NAME REGISTRATION

Online Application for Renewal of Business Name Registration

Any individual or natural person conducting business is required to register a Business Name for such under the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). This business name will be used in a printed receipt, receipts for business taxes, business contracts,...
payment systems

BSP to Release Implementing Guidelines for National Payment Systems

Recognizing the important role of payment systems in a stable financial system and in realizing monetary policy objectives, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will soon be coming out with the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the National Payment...