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Bacolod City, PhilippinesFriday, September 7, 2012
Business groups preparing
tax code counter proposals

Business groups led by the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Bacolod Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry are now preparing their counter proposal for the tax payments in accordance with the new tax ordinance of Bacolod City, MBCCI Frank Carbon, said yesterday.

Carbon said the city has given them two proposals that contain tax rates with rebates and those without, though he refused to reveal details of the percentage ratings.

He said they met with their members last night and had agreed that business associations like hotels and restaurants, private hospitals, and bankers’ groups have to make their own proposals, which the MBCCI will consolidate before presenting it to the city in their next hearing.

Wholesaler to open
branch in Bacolod

A new wholesaler of office and school supplies, Jobs Enterprises, will open in Bacolod City next month and will simultaneously launch its first branch outside Luzon during the MassKara Festival, owner and general manager Jovelle Bacosa, said yesterday.

Bacosa, who is from Hinoba-an town, said that she decided to open their first provincial branch at 481 San Roque, Brgy. Tangub.

She said she chose Bacolod because of its good market profitability.