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Foreign Investment Negative List in the Philippines

Your first step of company registration process should be to check the allowed foreign ownership in your desired industry. In this article, we take a closer look at the Foreign Investment Negative List in the Philippines. What is the Foreign Investment Negative List The Regular Foreign Investment Negative List is a document released by the […]

How to Calculate Import Tax and Duty in the Philippines

Are you trying to find out how much will be your shipment’s import tax in the Philippines? As per The Philippines Customs Law, all imported goods coming into the country are subject to payment of duties, taxes and other local charges. In this article we show you how to calculate import tax and what are some of the […]

Overview of corporate structure in the Philippines

Philippine laws require all corporations to have a certain minimum number of stockholders, directors and corporate officers. Some of them must be residents and others don’t. This article guides you through the basic corporate structure of both foreign and locally owned domestic corporations in the Philippines. Domestic corporation corporate structure in the Philippines Stockholders – […]

4 Ways To Reduce the Required Minimum Capital in the Philippines

The general minimum paid up capital requirement for fully foreign-owned companies in the Philippines is US$ 200,000. However, the minimum capital requirement can be lower, depending on your business activities and the percentage of foreign ownership. Ways to lower the required minimum capital in the Philippines #1 Employ at least 50 locals One of the […]

Applying for a Work Permit in the Philippines

How to process your work permit in the Philippines? What types of work visas are available and which are most common for a foreigner to apply for? In this article we will give you an overview of how to legally hire foreign nationals in the Philippines or what do you need to prepare in order […]

7 Reasons Why The Philippines is Among Fastest Growing Economies

Asia’s economies continue to lead global growth and Philippines has its own fair share in it. For many good reasons. Be it the solid economic growth or the planned infrastructure spending up until 2022. What are the reasons why the Philippines is considered Asia’s Rising Tiger? Is this the destination for you and your business? […]