What is the purpose of cedula?

What is the purpose of cedula?

A cedula is a document issued to Filipinos upon payment of a residence tax. At present, the cedula is one of the basic requirements for most government transactions. It can also serve as valid identification for individuals and corporations residing or located in the same municipality where it is acquired.

What is the significance of cedula during the Spanish period?

The cedula was first implemented as a 19th century tax reform in the Philippines during the Spanish rule. After the tribute system or head tax to Spain was abolished, the cedula was issued to all Filipinos upon payment of a residence tax.

What is cedula in Katipunan?

Sonia M. Zaide, when Katipunan leader Andres Bonifacio tore up his Spanish-issued “cedula” (residence tax or tribute certificate) one day in August 1896, he shouted: “This is my answer to Spanish tyranny; let us fight for freedom.”

What does RG mean in Portuguese?

The cédula de identidade is the official national identity document in Brazil. It is often informally called carteira de identidade (identity card), “RG” ([ɛʁiˈge]) (from Registro Geral, General Registry) or simply identidade in Portuguese.

What are the requirements for cedula?


  • Accomplished Community Tax Declaration Form (CTDF) (from City Treasurer’s Office)
  • Government issued valid ID.
  • Proof of Income.
  • Payslip.
  • BIR form 2316.
  • For representative: ID of the representative. Authorization Letter with a photocopy of government issued valid ID of the person being represented.

What is a cedula in Spain?

The Cedula is the Habitation Certificate which confirms the legality of your property. As part of the conveyancing process your lawyer will obtain an up to date copy of this document, and this will be presented to you during completion of your property purchase.

How do you get a cedula in the Philippines?

Required Documents[edit]

  1. Accomplished information form / application sheet.
  2. Government issued valid ID.
  3. Proof of Income.
  4. Payslip.
  5. BIR form 2316.
  6. For representatives: ID of the representative. Authorization Letter with a photocopy of government issued valid ID of the person being represented.

When was the cedula abolished?

Speech of President Quezon on the abolition of Cedula Tax and National Defense, November 15, 1937 | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines.

What is RG and CPF?

R.G. stands for “Registro Geral”. C.P.F. stands for “Cadastro de Pessoa Física”.

Where is cedula Davao City?

You can go to your local barangay (where you are a resident), or the municipal or city hall (City Treasurer’s Office) to apply for a CTC.

What is a habitation certificate in Spain?

A habitation certificate is a document that is required when you are selling your property in Spain. It verifies that the property conforms with all of the local town halls habitation requirements. It the seller’s responsibility to ensure that they have this certificate.

What is cedula Philippines?

Community Tax Certificate or Cedula is issued to a person or corporation upon payment of the Community tax. A community tax is paid in place of residence of the individual or in the place where the principal office of the juridical entity is located.

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