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How to Get Community Tax Certificate (CTC or CEDULA) in Cebu, Philippines

This service is to tax every inhabitant 18 years old and above, as well as every partnership, corporation, association. (This is applicable only in Cebu, Philippines.) What is community tax certificate? A community tax certificate or commonly known as cedula is given to those who have paid their community taxes. The community tax shall accrue on the first day of January each year, which shall be paid not later than the last day of February each year.


Picture snapshot of a Community Tax Certificate (CTC) or CEDULA in Cebu

Note the amount to pay for the CEDULA: 5 pesos for the basic community tax, 25 pesos for salaries or gross receipts or earnings derived from exercise of profession or pursuit of any occupation, and 4.20 pesos for interest. With a total payment of 34.20 pesos (as of 2011).

Cebu City constituents

Esterlita Garrido - Division Chief
Contact/Telephone number: 412-0000, local 130

Ground floor, Cash Receipts Division, City Treasurer's Office, Executive Building - Cebu City Hall


Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

11 minutes

Duly filled-out application form (from the guard-entrance)


Follow these steps...
Wait while Person-in-charge...
It will take...
1. Ask for application form and fill out.
1. Designated collector assesses the taxes due for the community tax certificate/cedula.
Collectors / Cashiers assigned in Windows 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Less than a minute
2. Submit the filled out application form to the collector
2. Designated collector issues the community tax certificate/cedula to the client.
10 minutes
3. Pay the amount due to the collector.

4. Claim your community tax certificate (CTC/cedula)

Source: Cebu City Citizen's Guidebook
This information appeared first on the 2009 Version of the Cebu City Citizen's Guidebook published by the Cebu City Government through the efforts of the Mayor's Management Team.
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4 Noy Bokoy   (22 October 2015 8:07 PM)
I practically know why in the instructions that there is no amount cause the reason you put why you want a cedula will vary. if you are getting a cedula for employment purposes they will not charge you that much since as of the moment you are unemployed and so on.

what is up with that philippines?

3 charbert   (13 September 2013 2:53 PM)
good day, i would like to ask how to verify the cedula of mr nelson s bautista?

2 Malou Sulit   (01 February 2012 2:19 PM)
I would like to inquire about the letters and numbers before the cedula number, CCI2010? Does the number change as the year changes? that is, if today is 2012, CCI2012? Please comment.

1 janina   (28 July 2011 8:30 AM)
can we get cedula at b.i.r near baryo luz?