PIA Press Release
Monday, January 30, 2012
BIR – Isabela intensifies tax mapping operationsby Merlito G. Edale, Jr.
NAGUILIAN, Isabela, January 30 (PIA) -- Bureau of Internal Revenue – Isabela Revenue District Office (BIR-IRDO) chief Nerissa Agraam has ordered the tax collection agents to intensify the tax mapping operations in the province to assess all business establishments that are operating in Isabela.
Agraam said the intensification of tax mapping operation aimed to know the right taxes due to the government. "The tax mapping operations will also ensure that all business establishments are all accounted by the government’s revenue collection agency and to assess the right taxes of the business establishments being paid to the BIR annually," she added.
Agraam advised businessmen to pay taxes religiously to avoid inconveniences or closure of their establishments, adding that several establishments have been padlocked in the past for their failure to pay their taxes.
She also warned that they are continuously implementing the Run-After-Tax-Evaders (RATE) program to ensure that all business establishments are complying with the tax regulations of the BIR.
The revenue chief also reminded business establishments to always and automatically issue official receipts to customers in every transaction.
The intensified tax mapping operations in the province will continue until all business establishments have fully complied in paying the right taxes due to the government. (TCB/MGE/PIA- Isabela)