BIR Deadlines for Single Props and Corporations

I have finally have a legal business. I actually had it since May of this year. This is one of my goals for 2013. I have had businesses before, but this is my first sole prop business (I am part of corporations and had a partnership business before).

A lot of mompreneurs get stuck in this stage. We all want to put up our own businesses but we all think that it is such a hassle to go through the registration process with the government’s different departments. Well, the basic steps are…
1) Go to DTI or SEC. In my case, since it’s a single proprietorship, I went to DTI. You can read all about the steps that I underwent when I applied for certification.
Opening a Sole Proprietorship Business: DTI Process

2) Go to your municipal hall. This has to be the municipal hall of your place of business. I registered with the Taguig local government. You can read all about it here: Opening a Sole Proprietorship Business In Taguig: Municipal Hall Process

3) And the last step was to go to your BIR RDO. Remember that your personal TIN should be transferred to the RDO of your place of business. There are forms that you have to fill out (ex. 1901 Application for Registration, etc.) and fees that you have to pay. After submitting all of the requirements, you have to remember all of your deadlines for reports. I have attached this guide from our RDO. Deadlines of the BIR are all the same anyway. I hope this helps you.

BIR Guide

I’m excited for The WAHMeo Series: Brand and Build Your Online Biz! In this workshop, Business Registration and Taxes will be discussed by Fitz Villafuerte. Fitz Gerard Villafuerte is a civil engineer who decided to quit the corporate world back in 2003 to pursue entrepreneurship. Aside from running several traditional businesses, he also owns and manages an online store called Blogger Shirts ( and a microjob marketplace called 199Jobs ( His blog, entitled Ready To Be Rich (, is currently the Best Business and Finance Blog in the country as recognized by the Philippine Blog Awards.

If you have questions on the process, this is a good workshop to attend and clear your mind of all these concerns. Aside from the business registration aspect, you will learn a lot from the different speakers about putting up your own business. Your truly will talk about creating business plans. If you are interested, here are the details.

To sign up, just click on the poster and it will take you to the registration page.

The WAHMeo Series: Brand and Build your Online Biz!

The WAHMeo Series: Brand and Build your Online Biz!

I hope this post helps you become more confident in starting your own business!

Mommy Ginger

Mommy Ginger


The WAHMEO Blog Carnival 2013

I’m proud to be a WAHMEO — a Work-At-Home-Mom CEO! In this day and age, it is quite noticeable that women have risen to the challenge of owning businesses and becoming entrepreneurs. I remember, in the college that I went to, the entrepreneurship course was only offered to men. I heard that it is now being offered even to women.

In the US (based on the U.S. Census Bureau statistics compiled every five years) last 2007, there were 7.8 million women-owned firms. Among these businesses, 90 percent were small businesses. The statistics though for 2007 showed that women-owned companies grew at twice the rate (44 percent versus 22 percent) compared to the businesses owned by men (report prepared by the Economics and Statistics Administration). Here in the Philippines, we see a lot of women entrepreneurs, especially online, selling crafts, clothes and apparel, beauty products, etc. There are also more and more women who choose to run these businesses as a work-at-home-mom.

We still don’t have the numbers to prove it, but hopefully in the future, we will. I deeply believe that us, WAHMEOs, are geared to succeed. I think we can be as good a leader as our male counterparts. This is a good read from 8 Strategies Successful Women Entrepreneurs Share with Their Corporate Counterparts This article may be pertaining to women in the workplace, but I think, the way they describe women here, her motivation and way of leading is what also makes us successful WAHMEOs.

Martine, the founder of, Marge and Jenn from and yours truly from, would like to start the WAHMEO Blog Carnival 2013.

WAHMeo Blog Carnival logo

WAHMeo Blog Carnival logo

We are inviting you to join our WAHMEO Blog Carnival. Prizes await the best blog entry!

1) Blog entries should stick to the theme, which is Why WAHMEOs are geared to Succeed. You can discuss and write about experiences revolving around these:
– Thoughts on WAHMEOs
– Your Experience as a WAHMEOs
– Why do you want to be a WAHMEOs
– Statistics on WAHMEOs around the globe

2) Please include the “WAHMEO Revolution” logo at the TOP of your carnival post and include the following paragraph as your first paragraph (Please feel free to copy the image of the logo on top)

“Iā€™m participating in the WAHMEO Revolution Blog Carnival 2013, hosted by, and We’ll be sharing our thoughts and experiences on being a WAHMEO. We will also be sharing our reasons why we want to be WAHMEOs. Please scroll down to the end of the post to see the list of link-up entries.ā€

3) Your blog entry for The WAHMEO Revolution Blog Carnival 2013 should be published on May 1, 2013 EST or no later than 9am on May 3, 2013 EST.

4) Please fill out the Blog Post Form no later than 9am on May 3, 2013.

5) Once we have the complete list of URLs, we will e-mail you back, so you can EDIT your blog entry to include the link list of the other carnival entries. With this, please send in your blog post URLs as early as you can.

6) We highly encourage you to visit the other participants of the The WAHMEO Revolution Blog Carnival 2013 and leave meaningful comments.

7) We will be giving away prizes for the best write-up. The prizes will include a $25 Paypal credit, a business book for moms in business, and one (1) full year FREE hosting of a WordPress site.

We hope that you enjoy this activity! More power to us WAHMEOs! šŸ™‚

Love lots,

Mommy Ginger

Mommy Ginger