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Bench of Rayda Woodcraft
Provincial Capitol
Virgin Coco Oil of Laurel Farmers Agra Multi-Purpose Coop
Citronella Oil Extractor
COST OF DOING BUSINESS & OTHER RELATED INFORMATION
Surigao City & the Province of Surigao del Norte
As of January 2009
 REAL PROPERTY TAXES

Real Property Tax
Rates
Basic Tax 1.5 % of assessed value
Special Education Tax
1.0 % of assessed value

    WAGE RATES
     
    The  following wage rate has been set for the province by the Regional Tripartite wages and Productivity Board:

INDUSTRY SECTOR

WAGE RATE (Php)

C O L A  (Php)
TOTAL DAILY MININUM WAGE RATE
Agriculture         

     Plantation 

200.00
23.00
223.00

     Non-Plantation

180.00
23.00
203.00
Non-Agri
210.00
23.00
233.00
Retail/Service 

     Employing 10 workers or less 

180.00
23.00
203.00

     Employing more than 10 workers

210.00
23.00
233.00

    POWER RATES
    Surigao del Norte Electric Cooperative (SURNECO) provides electric power to mainland municipalities of the province at the following rates:
Charge
Unit
Residential
Commercial
Industrial
Public Bldgs.
Street Lights
Generation & Transmission (NPC)

Generation - System Charge

Php/kWh
2.4160
2.4160
2.4160
2.4160
2.4160
Generation -Franchise & Benefits
Php/kWh
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
Generation - ICERA
Php/kWh
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
Power Act Rate Reduction
Php/kWh
(0.3000)
0.0000-
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
Transmission -- Demand Charge
Php/kWh
0.0000
0.0000-
71.72
0.0000
0.0000
Transmission -- System Charge
Php/kWh
0.9514
0.7234
0.5035
0.6858
1.1755
System Loss Change
Php/kWh
0.5934
0.5934
0.5934
0.5934
0.5934
Distribution (SURNECO)
Distribution - Demand Charge
Php/kWh
0.0000
0.0000
12.10
0.0000
0.0000
Distribution - System Charge
Php/kWh
0.8869
0.5645
0.4395
0.5550
1.8777
Supply - Retail Customer Charge
PhP/Cust./Month
0.0000
34.6400
34.6400
34.6400
34.1700
Supply - System Charge
Php/kWh
0.5205
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
Metering - Retail Customer Charge
PhP/Meter/Month
5.00
27.25
220.51
17.64
0.0000
Metering - System Charge
Php/kWh
0.3342
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
Loan Condonation
Php/kWh
-0.2617
-0.1466
-0.1451
-0.1441
-0.1459
Loan Condonation
Php/mo.
-0.0000
-2.3454
-10.4927
-1.9321
-1.3880
Subsidies
Lifeline Rate (Discount)/Subsidy
Php/kWh
0.0484
0.0484
0.0484
0.0484
0.0484
Inter-Class Cross Subsidy Charge
Php/kWh
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
0.0000
-0.0000
Gov't Revenues (Universal Charges)
Missionary Electrification
Php/kWh
0.0373
0.0373
0.0373
0.0373
0.0373
Environmental Charge
Php/kWh
0.0025
0.0025
0.0025
0.0025
0.0025
TOTAL CHARGE
Php/kWh
5.1997
4.2097
3.8663
4.1651
6.9757
Add: Fixed Charges
per month
5.0000
59.5446
244.6573
50.1079
32.7820
Monthly Demand Charge per KW
Php/kWh
0.0000
00.0000
89.3800
0.0000
0.0000
Vat - Generation
Php/kWh
0.1024
0.1024
0.1024
0.1024
0.1024
Vat - Transmission
Php/kWh
0.1067
0.0821
0.0451
0.0746
0.1451
Vat - Systems Loss
Php/kWh
0.0339
0.0339
0.0339
0.0339
0.0339
 
WATER RATES Surigao Metropolitan Water District operates the Surigao City water system facility extending services to residential, commercial and industrial users.
CLASSIFICATION 
Pipe Size
(P/kwh)
Minimum Charge 
(in Pesos) 
0-10 cu. meter
COMMODITY CHARGE 
(Pesos per cu. meter in excess of first 10 cu.meter on the following  graduated consumption ranges)
11-20
21-30
31-40
41-50
51-up 
Residential / Government
   
125.00
15.50
19.50
23.75
26.75
34.50
200.00
1.5.50
19.50
23.75
26.75
34.50
400.00
15.50
19.50
23.75
26.75
34.50
 2
2,500.00
15.50
19.50
23.75
26.75
34.50
4,500.00
15.50
19.50
23.75
26.75
34.50
9,000.00
15.50
19.50
23.75
26.75
34.50
Commercial / Industrial  
  
250.00
31.00
39.00
47.50
57.50
69.00
400.00
31.00
39.00
47.50
57.50
69.00
1
800.00
31.00
39.00
47.50
57.50
69.00
2
5,000.00
31.00
39.00
47.50
57.50
69.00
3
9,000.00
31.00
39.00
47.50
57.50
69.00
4
18,000.00
31.00
39.00
47.50
57.50
69.00
Commercial B
  
187.50
23.25
29.25
35.60
43.10
51.75
300.00
23.25
29.25
35.60
43.10
51.75
1
600.00
23.25
29.25
35.60
43.10
51.75
2
3,750.00
23.25
29.25
35.60
43.10
51.75
3
6,750.00
23.25
29.25
35.60
43.10
51.75
4
 13,500.00
23.25
29.25
35.60
43.10
51.75
Bulk / Whole Sale
3
13,500.00
45.00
52.65
60.50
68.25
76.25
4
27,000.00
45.00
52.65
60.50
68.25
76.25
Bulk Sale
Php  75.00 per cu. meter
 
BUSINESS TAXES IN SURIGAO CITY (per Ordinance No. 190, Series 2002)
A. General Merchants - Wholesalers, distributors or dealers in any article of commerce or whatever kind of nature in accordance with the following schedules:
Gross Receipt for the Preceding Calendar Year Amount of Tax Per Annum (PhP)
Less than P1, 000.00
27.00
1,000.00 or more but less than 2,000.00
49.00
2,000.00 or more but less than 3,000.00
75.00
3,000.00 or more but less than 4,000.00
108.00
4,000.00 or more but le ss than 5,000.00
150.00
6,000.00 or more but less than 7,000.00
214.00
7,000.00 or more but less than 8,000.00
247.00
8,000.00 or more but less than 10,000.00
280.00
10,000.00 or more but less than 15,000.00
330.00
20,000.00 or more but less than 30,000.00
495.00
30,000.00 or more but less than 40,000.00
660.00
40,000.00 or more but less than 50,000.00
990.00
50,000.00 or more but less than 75,000.00
1,485.00
75,000.00 or more but less than 100,000.00
1,980.00
100,000.00 or more but less than 150,000.00
2,805.00
150,000.00 or more but less than 200,000.00
3,630.00
200,000.00 or more but less than 300,000.00
4,950.00
300,000.00 or more but less than 500,000.00
6,600.00
500,000.00 or more but less than 750,000.00
9,900.00
750,000.00 or more and up to 1,000,000.00
13,300.00
1,000,001.00 or more and up to 2,000,000.00
15,000.00 50% of 1% in excess of
2,000,001.00 or more and up to 3,000,000.00 15,000.00 + 2 Million 30% of 1% in excess of
3,000,001.00 or more and up to 5,000,000.00 20,000.00 + 3 Million  20% of 1% in excess of
5,000,001.00 or more and up to 7,000,000.00 26,000.00 + 5 Million  15% of 1% in excess of
7,000,001.00 30,000.00 + 7 Million
B.1 Retailers
Gross Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year Amt. of Tax per Annum
P 400, 000.00 and below
2%
More than P400, 000.00 to Million 1.5% but not less than PhP 8, 000.00
D. Mayor's Permit Fee on Business and Other Activities
Gross Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year Amt. of Fee per Annum
Less than P2, 000.00 50.00
2, 000.00 or more but less than 10,000.00 100.00
10,000.00 or more but less than 50,000.00 150.00
50,000.00 or more but less than 100,000.00 175.00
100,000.00 or more but less than 200,000.00 325.00
200,000.00 or more but less than 300,000.00 450.00
300,000.00 or more but less than 400,000.00 500.00
400,000.00 or more but less than 500,000.00 600.00
500,000.00 or more but less than 600,000.00 750.00
600,000.00 or more but less than 700,000.00 825.00
700,000.00 or more but less than 800,000.00 900.00
800,000.00 or more but less than 900,000.00 975.00
900,000.00 or more but less than 1,000,000.00 1,050.00
1,000,000.00 or more but less than 10,000,000.00 1,500.00
10,000,000.00 3,000.00
 
Business Name Registration w/ Dept. of Trade and Industry:                                        Single Proprietorship: Php 300.00
Business Permit License & Local Taxes vary among L G Us/Municipalities
Surigao del Norte - Surfing Capital of the Philippines