After registering the business with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), an owner of a self-run i-café must file the following BIR Forms and pay the corresponding taxes. I breakdown the information into periods (annual, quarterly and monthly) ... read more
The heat I am referring to is the physical heat that increases the temperature inside an i-café, not the heat on the owner’s head caused by the raging price war, declining sales and increasing operating expenses which are ... read more
Amidst the threats of raids by the national agencies implementing the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines and the tightening of local rules and regulations in the registration and operation of cafés in 2005, Internet Café ... read more
Lest I be charged of promoting or condoning software piracy, I immediately made this post to emphasize that using genuine and/or legal software in an i-café is a must if the owner wants to operate his shop legally.
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To the uninitiated, an i-café is also called internet café, cybercafé, computer shop, lanshop, and kompyuteran in the Philippines. I-Café business seems to be the most preferred venture that Filipinos enter into nowadays. But, how does one goes ... read more
Increasing the entry barrier to the i-café industry is how I call it. Entry barrier can be better explained by citing an example like that of opening a drugstore business. Not just anybody can open a drugstore (botika) ... read more