Business Permits and Licensing Office is a section under Mayor’s Office responsible for the inspection of all business establishments, contractors and other services operating within the vicinity of the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Batangas. BPLO sees to it that all business establishments secure Mayor’s Permits and pay business taxes and other regulatory fees due to the municipality. Renewal period is from January 1 to 20 of each year. Penalties are imposed on business establishments, peddlers and tricycle operation that fail to renew their permits during this period. For new businesses, the business tax is computed based on capital investment. For renewal, taxes are computed based on sales revenue or gross receipt. BPLO is also responsible for informing the Mayor’s Office those delinquent business establishments operating within the Municipality. BPLO prepares the Mayor’s Permit for business establishments, peddler’s and for tricycle operation.