Any person or organization who engages in a business activity within the city of Mandaluyong is required to obtain a business permit, whether or not he has a place of business in the city.
The license is valid only for the legal owner listed in the permit, and shall expire at the end of the calendar year for which it is issued. The permit can be revoked for failure to pay the required taxes and regulatory fees, or for willful violation of prescribed standards such as sanitation and fire safety.
For details on licensing information for new business, please refer to Guidelines in the Processing of Applications for New Business and Checklist of Requirements for Application for New Business.
For licensing information on the renewal of business, please refer to Guidelines in the Processing of Applications for Renewal of Business and Checklist of Requirements for Renewal of Business Application.
The regulation of business operations is prescribed in the Revised Business Tax Code of Mandaluyong, an ordinance enacted by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and signed into law by then City Mayor Benjamin S. Abalos, Sr. on February 20, 1997. The Revised Business Tax Code sets the types of liability imposed on business operations, the classification of business, the schedules of rates, and the methods of assessment for each type of liability.
For inquiries on business location zoning restrictions, you may call the Business Permits and Licenses Office at 532-4437 or the City Planning and Development Office at 532-5001 Local 135.