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Starting a Business

Tax Compliance

How to Transfer Your RDO: A Simple Guide

Transferring your RDO (Revenue District Office) in the Philippines typically involves changing your tax jurisdiction or tax residence. This process is important when you move to a different location or want to update your tax records with the tax office that corresponds to your new address. Here are the steps to transfer your RDO:  …

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Is My Tax Payment Confirmed by the BIR?

As responsible taxpayers, we want to ensure that their taxes and filed forms are submitted to the BIR on time. This is where the Payment Confirmation becomes valuable. Whenever you utilize Beppo for your tax filing and payment, a Payment Confirmation will be available inside the Beppo app under the “Tax & Payment Confirmation” section…

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What’s the Purpose of a Books of Accounts Usage Permit?

An increasing number of business owners are transitioning to digital or computerized Books of Accounts. If you aim to be part of this group, you must obtain a specific permit. This permit, known as the Books of Accounts Permit to Use (PTU), is only necessary when utilizing computerized or loose-leaf Books of Accounts. Manual, bound…

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Bookkeeping and Accounting

Expanded Withholding Tax: What You Need to Know

Our country’s tax system continually evolves as the government seeks to simplify, enhance fairness, and increase efficiency. To this end, the government introduced the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, which includes the concept of Expanded Withholding Tax (EWT). Only some people are obligated to report and pay EWT. However, if you are…

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How to Determine If You’re Making Money

Starting a business can be an exciting venture, right? But when it comes to daily operations and financial management, the excitement can quickly fade. It’s not sufficient to be passionate about your business; you need to know whether you’re turning a profit or facing losses. This knowledge is crucial to the long-term success of your…

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What’s the Best Accounting Software for Me?

Being a solopreneur or freelancer means a never-ending to-do list. In addition to your core work, you also need to manage marketing, customer care, and, of course, accounting. Accounting is a critical aspect of freelancing and online selling as it involves cash flow management, maintaining financial records, tax compliance, and ensuring timely payments. Proper accounting…

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How can I obtain a loan from a lending company?

Loans serve as a common avenue for freelancers and online sellers to secure capital for initiating, operating, or expanding their businesses, with banks being the traditional choice for these solopreneurs. However, it’s important to understand that banks are not necessarily the optimal or exclusive solution for obtaining additional business financing. Lending companies present an alternative…

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How can I collect payments from my clients?

Receiving payments from your clients should be a standard expectation, but as a freelancer or solopreneur, you are undoubtedly aware of the difficulties that can arise when trying to collect payments. At times, it’s the clients who either delay their payments or become unresponsive, or perhaps scheduling conflicts prevent you from receiving payments in person.…

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Steps on Securing a Bank Loan

If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, you understand the importance of capital, not just for kickstarting your business but also for sustaining and expanding it. While your initial funds may come from various sources, there could come a time when you need more substantial financial support to foster growth. Many business owners, in this situation,…

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