THE Business One-Stop Shop of the Zamboanga City Government has assessed a total of 5,253 business permits representing a revenue earning of P219.2 million from January 3 to 20.
City Treasurer Carmelita Candido said of the total revenue earnings, P198.2 million came from business tax and P2.2 from permit fee.
Candio said the amount also included P8.4 million garbage fee and P19.4 million other fees.
The number of businesses to be assessed, as well as the revenue earnings are expected to increase, as the City Government has extend the registration and renewal of business permits until January 31.
The extension is aimed to give business owners enough time to comply with the requirements. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)