This year’s Business One Stop Shop (BOSS) of the city government of Tacurong was able to collect a total of Php 10, 094, 128.19 from permit applications and renewals. The One Stop Shop ran from January 4 to January 20, 2016 at the Tacurong City gymnasium.

The City Treasurer’s Office reported that there were 996 total tax payers from the One Stop Shop, 77 of which were new applications while 919 were renewals. There were also 388 permits released to tricycle drivers, 373 of which were renewals and 15 as new applications.

During the One Stop Shop back in 2015, which ran longer than 13 days, the city government recorded 1,179 business tax payers and 733 tricycle drivers’ permits.

This year, the City Treasury Office, Office of the City Mayor (Licensing Section, Market Supervisor’s Office), City Administrator’s Office, City Planning Office, City Engineering Office, and City ENRO were present to facilitate the processing. National line agencies like Pag-Ibig, Philhealth, DTI, BIR, SSS, PNP, and BFP also participated.

The five barangays of Poblacion, San Pablo, New Isabela, Buenaflor, and New Carmen were also present to provide Community Tax Certificates or sedula.

The Business One Stop Shop is a method implemented by the City Government of Tacurong to simplify and hasten the processing of permits of businesses and individuals in the city. It is held in every year in January. (Yen Robles, Tacurong-LGU)