How to Change Your Marital Status with the BIR

Most of us, if not all of us, acquired our Tax Identification Number (TIN) when we landed our first job… and yes, while we were still single.  But how does a taxpayer, especially women, update her civil status with the BIR after he or she is married? I don’t think there is a way toContinue reading “How to Change Your Marital Status with the BIR”

How to Apply for a Postal ID: Requirements and Application Process

Last Thursday (August 1, 2019), the Department of Foreign Affairs announced that the postal ID shall now be accepted and considered a valid primary ID by the agency and can be used when applying for a new passport or renewing an old one.  I received a lot of inquiries on how to get a postalContinue reading “How to Apply for a Postal ID: Requirements and Application Process”

5 Reasons Why You Need to Get a New Copy of Your PSA Birth Certificate

The news regarding the bill about PSA birth certificates not expiring and considered valid all the time was sent to my Viber by a friend last Sunday.  I got to read the entire news just this morning and I could not help but write down my (personal) opinion on the matter and why I thinkContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Get a New Copy of Your PSA Birth Certificate”

Order Your PSA Birth Certificate Anytime Through the PSAHelpline Hotline

Ordering your PSA certificates (birth, marriage, death, and CENOMAR) has never been easier and more convenient.  All it takes now is a Facebook chat or a visit to the PSAHelpline website and you would be able to place your orders and even pay online or at the nearest accredited payment centers and banks. For thoseContinue reading “Order Your PSA Birth Certificate Anytime Through the PSAHelpline Hotline”

How to Order a PSA Birth Certificate through Facebook Messenger

I had to see it to believe it.  Ordering my birth certificate through Facebook chat?  I didn’t think it was possible until I tried it myself.  And it works! The service is provided by PSAHelpline.ph; they are the same guys behind the (02) 737-1111 hotline that you can call to order PSA birth certificates, marriage,Continue reading “How to Order a PSA Birth Certificate through Facebook Messenger”

How to Order Your PSA Birth Certificate Online

If you need a copy of your PSA birth certificate (or any PSA document such as a marriage certificate, death certificate, or CENOMAR), you can now order it online and have it delivered to your home or office address.  This is more convenient especially for employed individuals who only have the weekends off, or thoseContinue reading “How to Order Your PSA Birth Certificate Online”

10 Senior Citizen Privileges We Still Didn’t Know

I have senior citizen parents and aunts and uncles that is why I am so used to the proverbial senior citizen discounts that they demand from food establishments we frequent during weekends and holidays.  They could get too demanding sometimes, mind you.  But little did I know that there are still a lot of otherContinue reading “10 Senior Citizen Privileges We Still Didn’t Know”

SSS Coverage for the Self-employed

Most people think that the Social Security System (SSS) is only for employed individuals, whether working locally or abroad.  We need to know that self-employed people, regardless of his trade or business, must also be covered by the SSS. Today’s blog will feature the SSS coverage for self-employed individuals.  If you are one of themContinue reading “SSS Coverage for the Self-employed”