Planning to retire your business? Well, I know its not just as easy as one, two, three. Yes, it seems like retiring your business is somewhat require a great deal of effort just like the time you started to open it. But, is it complex and difficult? Nope, and you can do it yourself, in fact, if you are diligent enough preparing your documentation and the process.
Anyhow, the first step is to apply retirement via your Local Government Unit (City Hall / Municipal Hall) under the Office of City Treasurer. Here are the requirements for your easy reference.
- Duly accomplished retirement application form. You can secure this from the Office of the City Treasurer Examination Division. The form must be originally signed by the owner/President or Vice President with Location Map.
- Original Tax Bill and Official Receipts (3 years).
- Original Business Permit (latest)
- Original Affidavit of Closure with exact effectivity date of closure for Single Proprietorship. Original Partnership Dissolution with exact effectivity date of closure original signed by all Partners for Partnership. And for Corporation, original Secretary’s Cerfiticate or Board Resolution on closure of business with exact effectivity date of closure.
- Valid ID
- Original Barangay Certificatewith exact effectivity date of closure.
- BIR Certificate of Registration (Original to be presented & photocopy to be submitted)
- Original Certified Breakdown of Sales.
- Proof of business payment (Original to be presented & photocopy to be submitted).
- Latest Income Tax Return (ITR) with Audited Financial Statements (AFS) on or before closure from the last payment of business operations (Original to be presented & photocopy to be submitted).
- VAT / Percentage Tax Returns (Original to be presented & photocopy to be submitted).
- Books of Accounts (to be presented upon evaluation /actual inspection and examination).
So there, the complete requirements.