The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) recently held a series of free BizTalk learning sessions in an effort to educate small and medium enterprises (SMEs) about taxation.
In partnership with Taxumo, an online assistance platform, the tax talks kicked off in Davao on Aug. 1 before heading to Alabang, Pasig, Las Pinas, Iloilo, and Baguio within the month. BPI is hosting the sessions in its branches in the locations mentioned.
“Our BizTalk on taxation will help SMEs understand the taxes they need to be aware of, how to comply with them, and how to manage them with ease as part of their businesses’ finance and operations,” said Dominique Ocliasa, head of Business Banking at BPI.
BizTalk started as a capacity-building and learning series during the pandemic, which shares the experiences and best practices of successful Filipino entrepreneurs.
Raffle and prizes
These BizTalk sessions are part of BPI’s nationwide Ka-Negosyo Festival celebrations happening until Aug. 31, 2023.
By applying for and booking either the Ka-Negosyo Credit Line (KCL) for flexible financing of recurring expenses, the Ka-Negosyo Ready Loan (KRL) for seasonal working capital requirements or purchases, the Ka-Negosyo SME Loan (KSL) for big purchases, or the Property Acquisition Loan (PAL) for the acquisition, construction, or renovation of commercial or residential property for business use, SMEs can earn raffle entries to win P500 or P5,000 worth of vouchers, or an Apple MacBook or iPad for their business.
SMEs can also visit any BPI branch or use the recently launched Ka-Negosyo On The Go digital platform to apply for these Ka-Negosyo loans.
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