Caloocan City Mayor Dale Gonzalo “Along” Malapitan led the inauguration and ceremonial ribbon-cutting of the two Apply in Malls: Caloocan LGU One-Stop-Shop this Thursday, October 6 located at the basement floor, Zabarte Town Center and 2/F Metroplaza Quirino.
This is part of the local chief executive’s promise to bring the government services closer to the communities, especially for the taxpayers and business owners.
“Panahon pa lang po ng kampanya, sinasabi na natin na sisikapin nating ilapit sa inyo ang mga serbisyo ng gobyerno. Ngayon, hindi pa tayo nakaka-isang daang araw sa tungkulin, natupad na natin ito,” said Mayor Along.
According to the City Treasurer’s Office, the said establishments shall cater to the following services:
—Payment of Real Property Tax
—Renewal of Business Permit and payment of Business Tax
—Registration of new business
—Receipt of application for Building/Occupancy Permit
—Receipt of application and processing of Zoning Clearance
—Payment of Community Tax Certificate (Cedula)
—Payment of other fees and charges
—Receipt of application and processing of Sanitary Permit
City Treasurer Analiza Mendiola assured the public that the satellite centers shall process documents and payments in real time and the payment records shall be reflected in the city’s database.
“Sa mga nagtatanong po, parehong sistema po ang gamit ng ating munisipyo sa ating mga one-stop-shops. Ang lahat ng ibinayad niyo po’y real time nating natatanggap at ito po ang magrereflect sa inyong official receipt,” she said.
The said one-stop-shops shall be open from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Mayor likewise emphasized that taxpayers also have the freedom to pay online through the GCash payment portal at caloocancity.gov.ph, aligned with the city’s efforts to digitalize its processes and to encourage new businesses to invest.
“Kaugnay po nito, maaari ding magbayad online sa ating website through GCash. Tuloy-tuloy tayong gagawa ng paraan para mapagaan ang pagbabayad ng buwis at pagbubukas ng negosyo sa Caloocan,” he stated.