CITY GOVERNMENT OF SURIGAO

the city of island adventures

City Hall

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 6134, Surigao was converted to a chartered city on August 31, 1970 with Pedro Espina as its first city mayor.

Zaragoza Rock Formations

Unique rock formations approximately 20 feet high stands out against a backdrop of dense coconut trees and nipa palms ( Nypa fruticans) and covers an area of one hectare.

Basul Island

A tiny island at the entrance of Hinituan Channel with fine white sand mixed with assorted shells rims.

Ipil-Mabua Pebble Beach

A contiguous layer gray of pebbles.

Birok Islet Coral Reef

A small shell beach surrounded by vast mangroves and close to a reef.

Silop Cave

Stalagmites and stalactites dominate the chambers, accessible through its twelve entrances. It is approximately 7 kilometers from the city proper.

San Pedro Cantiasay Footbridge

This wooden footbridge is among the country's longest at 391 meters, connecting Sibale and Nonoc Islands.

Business License Fees and Taxes

A. General Merchants

Gross Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year

Amount of Tax per Annum

Less than P1,000.00

P27.00

1,000.00 or more or less than 2,000.00

49.00

2,000.00 or more or less than 3,000.00

75.00

3,000.00 or more or less than 4,000.00

108.00

4,000.00 or more or less than 5,000.00

150.00

5,000.00 or more or less than 6,000.00

181.00

6,000.00 or more or less than 7,000.00

214.00

7,000.00 or more or less than 8,000.00

247.00

8,000.00 or more or less than 10,000.00

280.00

10,000.00 or more or less than 15,000.00

330.00

15,000.00 or more or less than 20,000.00

412.50

20,000.00 or more or less than 30,000.00

495.00

30,000.00 or more or less than 40,000.00

660.00

40,000.00 or more or less than 50,000.00

990.00

50,000.00 or more or less than 75,000.00

1,485.00

75,000.00 or more or less than 100,000.00

1,980.00

100,000.00 or more or less than 150,000.00

2,805.00

150,000.00 or more or less than 200,000.00

3,630.00

200,000.00 or more or less than 300,000.00

4,950.00

300,000.00 or more or less than 500,000.00

6,600.00

500,000.00 or more or less than 750,000.00

9,900.00

750,000.00 or more or less than 1,000,000.00

13,300.00

1,000,001.00 or more and up to 2,000,000.00

15,000.00

2,000,001.00 or more and up to 3,000,000.00

50% of 1% in excess of 15,000 + 2 million

3,000,001.00 or more and up to 5,000,000.00

20% of 1% in excess of 20,000 + 3 million

5,000,001.00 or more and up to 7,000,000.00

20% of 1% in excess of 26,000 + 5 million

7,000,001.00

15% of 1% in excess of 30,000 + 7 million

B. (1) On Retailers

  Gross Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year

Amount 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 food caterers, 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 any 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 not devoted principally to the publication of advertisements; business agents; private detective or watchman agencies, commercial and immigration brokers, and cinematographic film owners and distributors.
 

Gross Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year

Amount of Tax per Annum

Less than P5,000.00

P44.34

5,000.00 or more but less than 10,000.00

99.33

10,000.00 or more but less than 15,000.00

168.51

15,000.00 or more but less than 20,000.00

266.06

20,000.00 or more but less than 30,000.00

443.33

30,000.00 or more but less than 40,000.00

620.81

40,000.00 or more but less than 50,000.00

886.88

50,000.00 or more but less than 75,000.00

1,419.00

75,000.00 or more but less than 100,000.00

2,128.00

100,000.00 or more but less than 150,000.00

3,192.75

150,000.00 or more but less than 200,000.00

4,257.00

200,000.00 or more but less than 250,000.00

5,853.38

250,000.00 or more but less than 300,000.00

7,449.75

300,000.00 or more but less than 400,000.00

9,933.00

400,000.00 or more but less than 500,000.00

13,303.00

500,000.00 or more but less than 750,000.00

14,915.63

750,000.00 or more but less than 1,000,000.00

16,528.13

1,000,000.00 or more but less than 2,000,000.00

18,543.75

2,000,000.00 and up

75% of 1% but not less than 18,543.75

D. Mayor's Permit Fee on Business and Other Activities

Gross Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year

Amount of Tax per Annum

Less than P2,000.00

P50.00

2,000.00 or more or less than 10,000.00

100.00

10,000.00 or more or less than 50,000.00

150.00

50,000.00 or more or less than 100,000.00

175.00

100,000.00 or more or less than 200,000.00

325.00

200,000.00 or more or less than 300,000.00

450.00

300,000.00 or more or less than 400,000.00

500.00

400,000.00 or more or less than 500,000.00

600.00

500,000.00 or more or less than 600,000.00

750.00

600,000.00 or more or less than 700,000.00

825.00

700,000.00 or more or less than 800,000.00

900.00

800,000.00 or more or less than 900,000.00

975.00

900,000.00 or more or less than 1,000,000.00

1,050.00

1,000,000.00 or more and up to 10,000,000.00

1,500.00

10,000,000.00

3,000.00

E. Sanitary Inspection Fee

Gross Sales/Receipts for the Preceding Calendar Year

Amount of Tax per Annum

1. Financial Institutions:

 

    - Main Office

P750.00

    - Every Branch Office

500.00

2. Gasoline Service/Filling Station

400.00

3. Private Hospitals

400.00

4. Medical and Dental Clinic

300.00

5. Dwelling or other spaces for base or rent:

 

    a. Hotels, motels, apartelles, pension house

 

          - with more than 150 rooms

800.00

          - with 100 to 149 rooms

600.00

          - with 25 to 49 rooms

200.00

          - with less than 25 rooms

150.00

    b. Apartment per door

40.00

    c. House for rent

40.00

    d. Dormitories, Lodging/Board Houses

 

          - more than 40 boarders/lodgers

200.00

          - 15-39 boarders/lodgers

200.00

          - less than 15 boarders/lodgers

120.00

6. Private Institution of Learning

500.00

7. Media Facilities

200.00

8. Telegraph, Teletype, Cable and Wireless

200.00

    Communication Companies

 

9. Telephone, Electric and Power Companies

300.00

10. Peddlers

120.00

11. Lending Investors

400.00

12. All other business industrial, commercial, agricultural

 

    establishment not especially mentioned

 

    - with an area of more than 500 sq.m.

300.00

    - with an area of 200 to 500 sq.m.

200.00

    - with an area below 200 sq.m.

120.00

13. Amusement Places

300.00

14. Importers, Exporters, Wholesalers and Distributors

500.00

15. Public eating places:

 

    - with 50 or more personnel

300.00

    - with 25 or more but less than 50 personnel

200.00

    - with less than 25 personnel

120.00

16. Establishment of offering services

120.00

17. Funeral Parlors

200.00

per Ordinance No. 190, Series 2002

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