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REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS y People’s Credit and Finance Corporation (PCFC)

2F, Accelerando Bldg., 395 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue
Makati City
1. Business Name Certification Tel. Nos.: (632) 897.8549/5822 / 899.6074 / 752.1491
Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) within NCR Fax No.: (02) 897.8523/8528
Validity: 5 years Email:
a. Area 1 Office (Manila, Pasay, Makati)
Mezzanine Floor, Roxas Strip Bldg., Roxas Blvd., corner
Arnaiz Avenue, Pasay City VI. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Tel. No.: (632) 659.4203 / Fax No.: (632) 804.0307
Email: y DTI-Cottage Industry Technology Center (CITC)
20 Russet St., SSS Village, Marikina City
b. Area 2 Office (Las Piñas, Parañaque, Pasig, Muntinlupa) Tel. Nos.: (632) 942.0880 / 942.3974
2/F Atrium of Makati Bldg., Makati Ave., corner Email:
Paseo de Roxas St., Makati City
Tel. No.: (632) 864.0847 / Fax No.: (632) 864.0829 y Technology Resource Center (TRC)
Email: 2/F, Jacinta II Bldg., EDSA, Guadalupe Nuevo
Makati City
c. Area 3 Office (Mandaluyong, Quezon City, Marikina Tel. Nos.: (632) 822-50-87
San Juan) Email:
G/F Highway 54 Plaza, EDSA Mandaluyong City
(across SM Megamall)
Telefax. Nos.: (632) 706.1767 / 706.1703 y Technical Education and Skills Development
Email: Authority For Women Center (TESDA-WC)
37 East Service Rd., South Superhighway, Taguig City
d. Area 4 Office (Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela) Trunkline: (632) 887-7777
5/F Araneta Square Mall, Bonifacio Monumento Circle, Email:
Rizal Avenue, Ext. Cor. Samson Rd., Caloocan City
Tel. No.: (632) 332.0829 / Fax No.: (632) 322.0854
Email: /

For businesses located outside Metro Manila, you can

register your business at the DTI Provincial Office where the
business is located or log on to for
online registration

2. Mayor’s Permit/ Residence Certificate & Sanitary Permit

From the local municipality where the business is located
Validity: 1 year

3. Tax Identification Number (TIN)

Bureau of Internal Revenue Na ional
Office, Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City
Trunkline Nos.: (632) 981.70000 / 981.8888


y SSS Special Financing Program

Social Security System (SSS)
Loans and Investment Office
SSS Building, East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. Nos.: (632) 920.6401 / 920.6446

y Small & Medium Enterprise Credit

Phil. Business for Social Progress
18th Flr., Phil. Social Dev’t. Center, BUREAU OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM
Magallanes cor. Real St., Intramuros, Manila ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT (BMSMED)

Printed July 2012

Tel. Nos.: (632) 527.7741 to 48 5/F, Trade and Industry Building
Fax No.: (632) 527.3743 361 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave. Makati City
Tel. Nos.: (02) 897.1693 / 897.7596 / 890.4968
Fax No.: (02) 896.7916  Email:
Starting a Business

Candle holder making
Cost of Materials* Product Costing

Materials Cost 1. Paint the sides and edges of the terra cotta pot. Use dry-
brushing method. Direct Cost
1 terra cotta pot (3 inches deep and 9 P 35.00 Materials: P183.50
2. Using glue gun and glue sticks, attach the wooden
inches wide).
handle at the center of the terra cotta. Let dry.
1 wood/bamboo cut in 3 inches with a 3.50 3. Upon drying, put candle in the holder and set aside. Indirect Cost
diameter of 2 inches. This will serve as 4. Attach two small styrofoarm wrapped in brown crepe Particulars Cost
the handle of the candle. paper. Labor Cost (P426/day min. wage) P 21.30
1 candle as big as the wooden handle. 50.00 5. Make two more pairs of styrofoam and let dry. Transportation Cost (P70.00) 3.50
6. Attach styrofoam inside the terra cotta and glue around Water and Electricity (P60.00) 3.00
For the trimmings the wooden handle. Contingency Cost (10% of Direct cost) 18.35
2 pieces of 31 inches braided buri strip 15.00 7. Attach three big pieces of styrofoam on top of the small Total Indirect Cost per piece P 46.15
5 gold-painted pine cones with stems 40.00 ones. This will serve as the base of the trimming that
made of wire would be attached to the candle holder. Set aside. *Based on 20 pieces average daily produce.
8 strips of 6 inches paper twine 3.00
Braided buri ribbon making Production Cost
6 pieces of 3.5 inches christmas garland 5.00
Gold dust 15.00 Particulars Cost
1. Form one piece braided buri strip into a bow. Total Direct Cost P 183.50
3 big and 6 small pieces of styrofoam 15.00
2. Tie the center of the bow with wire using the pliers. Add: Total Indirect Cost 46.15
wrapped in brown crepe paper
3. Cut two ends of the bow in “V” shape. Total Cost per Production in One P 229.65
Glue stick 1.00 4. Repeat procedures 1-3 to make one more braided buri Day
White glue 1.00 ribbon.
Subtotal P183.50
Product Pricing
Candle holder trimming
Equipment Cost 1. Put pieces of styrofoam around the wood/bamboo to Production cost per piece P229.65
Glue gun P150.00 serve as the base. Add: 20% - 30% mark-up of the production 45.93
Gold paint 10.00 2. Attach paper twine petal and apply glue on the stem and cost
Paint brush 70.00 attach on styrofoam base. Selling Price per piece P 275.58
Scissors 50.00 3. Put glue and attach gold-painted pine cones around the
Total Cost P280.00 candle. Market price per piece P 300.00
4. Attach braided buri ribbon on the sides of the paper
* Based on current market prices. twine petal.
5. Attach the Christmas garland in different parts around • The higher the volume of production per day, the lower
the candle. the production cost, thus increasing the markup to more
6. Attach the four screw pines. Glue it on the center of the than 30%.
two r bbons and at the center of the paper twines.
7. Arrange/align trimmings properly. • If Pr ce per p ece s ower compared w th the ex st ng
market price, increase mark-up to 30% or more.