Solon: Spare online sellers from registration fees

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 05:35:32 +0000

Local government units (LGUs) and national agencies should spare online sellers from the requirement to pay business registration fees, Ang Probinsyano party-List Rep. Alfred delos Santos said.

No less than President Duterte vowed in his fifth State-of-the-Nation Address last July 27 that government will intensify its efforts to help businesses, especially the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Delos Santos noted.

“I hope our LGUs and even the concerned national agencies will heed the call of President Duterte. Our small businesses need the government’s help and compassion, and I believe this is the right thing to do right now,” said the neophyte solon in the 18th Congress.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), some 7.3 million adult Filipinos have lost their jobs in April alone because of the COVID-19 pa

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