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D. Grant exemption on the mandatory installation of AFSS to Republic of the Philippines


any building or structure. Department of the Interior and Local Government
BUREAU OF FIRE PROTECTION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
_________ 4. An integrated network of hydraulically designed piping
Agham Road, Brgy. Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City
system installed in a building, structure or facility with outlets arranged
in systematic pattern. It automatically discharges water when acti- MEMORANDUM
vated by heat or combustion products of fire.
TO : ALL REGIONAL DIRECTORS

A. Fire Sprinkler System SUBJECT : MONITORING OF FIRE CODE SALES TAX


B. Automatic Fire Sprinkler System
C. Approved Supervised Sprinkler System DATE : October 15, 2012
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D. Automatic Fire Suppression System
This pertains to the issue raised during the 1st Semester Command
__________ 5. An integrated system of underground or overhead pip- Conference on September, 2012 regarding the absence of clear policy/ direc-
ing connected to a source or extinguishing agent or medium, de- tives in monitoring of fire code sales tax particularly of Ace Hardware and other
similar business establishments selling fire fighting appliances. Fire Code Sales
signed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards
Tax refers to two percent (2%) of gross sales of companies, persons or agents
which when actuated by its automatic detecting device suppresses selling firefighting equipment, appliances or devices, including hazard detection
fire within the area protected. and warning system.

Be informed that the said issue has already been clarified in a Memo-
A. Stand pipes
randum sighed by then Chief, BFP, DIR ROLANDO M BANDILLA, CESO IV dated
B. Hose Reels January 26, 2011. Hence, the undersigned reiterates the key points of the said
C. Approved Supervised Sprinkler System Memorandum:
D. Automatic Fire Suppression System
1. The assessment and collection of fire code sales tax is vested
with the City/Municipal Fire Marshal over entities or companies selling
__________ 6. The certificate being used to members of fire brigades, firefighting equipment, appliances or devices including hazard detect-
fire volunteers and fire safety practitioners after completion of the ing and is within his jurisdiction if it is registered with its office as an
mandatory training conducted by the agency. entity conducting business , the PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS.

2. The Fire Code Sales Tax should be based on the “gross sales”
A. Certificate of Completion of companies, persons or agents, selling firefighting equipment, appli-
B. Certificate of Training ances or devices, including hazard detection and warning systems. The
C. Certificate of Competency term “gross sales” should include all sales made m\by the company
on a yearly basis. This is to determined by the City/Municipal Fire Mar-
D. Certificate of Appearance

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shal having jurisdiction based on their gross receipts.
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3. The company involved in selling of fire fighting appliance
should settle payment of the said tax for them to be issued with Fire Direction: Write the letter of the correct answer on the space provided
Safety Inspection Certificate (FSIC). before each number. Read carefully and do not be in a hurry. Good
luck!
4. Further, for “branches or local offices” such as in the case of
_________ 1. It is the government agency primarily responsible in the
ACE hardware, the manager/administrator, in addition to other fire
code requirements, shall show a proof that the fire code sales tax has enforcement and administration of the Fire Code of the Philippines.
already been settled by their main or principal office before they can be
grant of FSIC. A. Fire Safety Practitioners
B. Fire Safety Inspectors
For guidance, information and widest dissemination.
C. Bureau of Fire Protection
D. Volunteer Fire Brigade

_________ 2. The provisions of the Fire Code shall apply to:

A. All persons and all public and private buildings, fa-


cilities or structures erected and constructed before
its effectivity.
B. All public and private buildings, facilities or struc-
tures erected or constructed before and after its
effectivity.
C. All persons and all public and private buildings, fa-
cilities or structures, erected and constructed be-
fore and after its effectivity
D. None of the above

_________ 3. The following are duties and functions of the Chief, BFP
except;
A. Issue implementing Rules and Regulations.
B. Reorganize the BFP as may be necessary and as
appropriate.
C. Enter into memoranda of agreement with other de-
partments, bureaus, agencies, offices and corpora-
tions of the government.

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