THE Business One Stop Shop (Boss) operations has received a total of 7,073 applications as of Monday, January 15, 2024.
Zamboanga City Licensing Chief Benjie Barredo said of the total number, 4,692 have been assessed while 1,009 are pending assessment due to lack of requirements.
Barredo said that of those assessed, 1,796 have paid taxes and were consequently issued with business permits.
Meanwhile, he said the processing of business permits renewal without penalties is only until Saturday, January 20.
He said Boss is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during weekends.
Free snacks are provided to business operators processing their respective business permits and licenses at the BOSS located at the Centro Latino of Paseo del Mar.