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Financial ratios of different msmes

Requested from BIR by I. Mendoza at 11:09 PM on Jan 26, 2022.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/26/2021 - 01/26/2022
Tracking no: #BIR-434912690260

Mendoza 11:09 PM, Jan 26, 2022

Good day, 
I would like to request your good office if maybe, you can provide me average financial ratios for different business industries under msme categories. I don't know exactly if you have this document.but maybe you could help me find this for my purpose. Thank you very much

January 27, 2022

Dear Mr.Mendoza,


Thank you for your request dated Jan 26, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Financial ratios of different msmes.

Response to your request
While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, however, please be informed that our office is constrained by rules under Sec.13.4. d Standard Procedure for FOI Request to wit:” d. If a requesting party is a natural person who is a member employee, affiliated with or related to a juridical entity, company, or organization, and the request is made not on behalf of such juridical entity, company, or organization but arises from such membership, affiliation or relation, such other sufficient proof of authority or affiliation;
For example, for an employee or member, a copy of the company or organization I.D., or for students, a copy of the valid school ID. and written indorsement of the supervising teacher/professor/ instructor; 

Also, the purpose of the request for information should be specific or adequately and sufficiently described. General averments of the purpose such as "for information," "for research," "for legal purpose," or other similarly worded purposes shall not be considered to have met the requirements of specificity. Failure to specify the reason for or purpose of the request for information shall be a ground for denial of the FOI request. 

For your guidance, please refer to the Revised People's Freedom of Information Manual for the Bureau of Internal Revenue, which is available for download at the Bureau's Official Website or www.bir.gov.ph.

Moreover, as per our consultaion with our Research and Statistics Division, we do not have data on MSME for now, thus, we would like to advise you to try requesting this to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 

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Thank you and stay safe.


Ana Marie Du
FOI Officer

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