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COST OF DOING BUSINESS & OTHER RELATED INFORMATION
Surigao City & the Province of Surigao del Norte
 
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Real Property Tax
Rates
Basic Tax 1.0 % of assessed value
Special Education Tax
1.0 % of assessed value

 

   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 Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year
Amt. 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 less than 5,000.00

150.00
5,000.00 or more but less than 6,000.00
181.00
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
15,000.00 or more but less than 20.000.00
412.50
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) On Retailers
Gross Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year Amt. of Tax per Annum
P400, 000.00 and below
2%
More than P400, 000.00 to Million 1.5% but not less than P8, 000.00
 
  


(2) On cafes, cafeterias, ice cream and refreshment parlors, restaurants
soda fountains, bars, carenderias or foodcaterers, and other similar eating establishments - 2% of gross receipts

(3) On travel agencies and travel agents 2% of gross receipts

(4) On operators of cable network system 2% of gross receipts

(5) On operators of computer Services 2% of gross receipts

(6) On private cemetery 50% of 1% gross receipts

 

 C. ON CONTRACTS - Include general engineering's, general buildings and specially contractors as defined under applicable laws; demolition and salvage works contractors; of dockyards; person engaged in the installation of water system, and gas or electric light, heat or power; proprietors or operators of smelting plants; engraving; plating, and plastic lamination establishments; proprietors or operators of establishments for repairing, repainting, upholstering, washing or greasing of vehicles, heavy equipment, vulcanizing , recapping and battery charging; proprietors or operators of furniture shop and establishment of planning or surfacing and recutting of lumber, and sawmills under contract to saw or cut logs belonging to others; proprietors or operators of dry cleaning or dyeing; establishments, steam laundries, and laundries using washing machines; proprietors or owners of shop for the repair of any kind of mechanical and electrical devices, instruments apparatus, or furniture and shoe repairing by machine or nay mechanical contrivance; proprietors or operators of tailor shops, dress shops, milliners and hatters, beauty parlors, barber shops, slenderizing and body building saloons and similar establishments; proprietors or operators establishments of lots for parking purposes; photographic studios; funeral parlors; proprietors or operators of hotels, motels and lodging houses; proprietors or operators arrastre and stevedoring, warehousing , or forwarding establishments; master plumbers; smiths, and house or sign painters, bookbinders, lithographers; publishers except those engaged in the publication or printing of any newspaper, magazine, review or bulleting which appears at regular intervals and fixed prices for subscription and sale and which is nit devoted principally to the publication of advertisements; business agents; private detective or watchman agencies, commercial and immigration brokers, and cinematographic film owners and distributors.       
  
INDUSTRY SECTOR

WAGE RATE (Php)

COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE  (Php)
Agriculture       

     Plantation 

167.00
12

     Non-Plantation

147.00
12
Non-Agri
177.00
12
Retail/Service 

     Employing 10 workers or less 

147.00
12

     Employing more than 10 workers

177.00
12
  
 
TYPE OF FUEL
PRICE
(Phil. Pesos)
Special Gasoline (per liter)
28.38
Regular Gasoline (per liter)
27.45
Diesel (per liter)
22.75
Kerosene (per liter)
22.75
Liquified Petroleum Gas
   11 kg cylinder - refill
402.00
   50 kg cylinder - refill
1,515.00

         
 

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
  ½ 
80.00
10.00
12.00
14.00
16.00
18.00
¾
128.00
10.00
12.00
14.00
16.00
18.00
255.00
10.00
12.00
14.00
16.00
18.00
 1.5
638.00
10.00
12.00
14.00
16.00
18.00
 2
1,596.00
10.00
12.00
14.00
16.00
18.00
2,873.00
10.00
12.00
14.00
16.00
18.00
Commercial / Industrial  
Class A - (establishments with P 50,000.00 capitalization & above)
 ½ 
160.00
20.00
24.00
28.00
32.00
36.00
¾
256.00
20.00
24.00
28.00
32.00
36.00
1
510.00
20.00
24.00
28.00
32.00
36.00
1.5
1,276.00
20.00
24.00
28.00
32.00
36.00
2
3,192.00
20.00
24.00
28.00
32.00
36.00
3
5,746.00
20.00
24.00
28.00
32.00
36.00
Commercial / Industrial  
Class B - (establishments with P 50,000.00 below capitalization  )
 ½ 
120.00
15.00
18.00
21.00
24.00
27.00
¾
192.00
15.00
18.00
21.00
24.00
27.00
1
383.00
15.00
18.00
21.00
24.00
27.00
1.5
957.00
15.00
18.00
21.00
24.00
27.00 
2
2,394.00
15.00
18.00
21.00
24.00
27.00 
3
 4,310.00
15.00
18.00
21.00
24.00
27.00 
Bulk Sale to Ship
Php  45.00 per cu. meter
 
 
 
MODE OF  
TRANSPORTATION
DESTINATION
(From Surigao City)
PASSENGER FARE*
(PhP)
Fast Craft  Dapa, Siargao Island 
200.00 
 Regular Boat  Cebu City
 205.00-368.00
 Manila
 923.00-1,168.00
 Davao City 
561.00-794.00 
 Bus  Butuan City
65.00
 Davao City
225.00
 Cagayan de Oro City 
155.00
 Plane  Cebu City 
 
Ferry Service Liloan Southern Leyte
68.00**

             *Fares vary according to the type of accomodation
          ** Including Terminal Fee

 


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