Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Tuesday, 23 October 2018 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << October 2018 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2007/06/14

Tax evaders beware!

by Jemin B. Guillermo

Roxas City (14 June) -- The government's revenue collection agency is stepping up its campaign to weed out tax evaders.

Information Officer Ma. Gracia Balgos of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Capiz disclosed that they have started their survey of unregistered establishments in the various municipalities and barangays in the province.

Balgos explained that this activity is part of their tax campaign in order to ensure that exact tax are remitted to the government coffers.

After the survey, they will conduct tax mapping, she said, stressing that this will determine violations on failure to register, non-issuance of official receipts and keeping of updated book of accounts.

Balgos, who is also Tax Payer Section Chief here, appeals for the support and cooperation of the local government units in the province to help the BIR in their tax campaign by requiring applicants for licenses to pass through their municipal revenue collection offices before approval of said application.

Recently, Malacaņang disclosed that new revenues, better collection of revenues and a crackdown on tax cheats, along with fiscal discipline, have put the Philippines on a path to permanent economic growth and stability.

These economic moves strengthened the government's capacity to increase investments in education, healthcare and social services along with the construction of new bridges, roads and ports to upgrade the country's competitiveness, Malacaņang said.

Accordingly, the government's revenue collection got a boost with a P100 million assistance from Sweden.

The trust fund, Malacaņang said, will be used for the development of statistics-gathering program, including tax mapping that would be useful in weeding out tax evaders.

Malacaņang revealed that the trust fund will further strengthen the many good tax laws and revenue collection program in the country. (PIA) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»Feature: Scholarship for Muslims
»NGO holds lecture on violence against women
»Low-cost prosthetics available for PWDs
»Families in 4 barangays to be relocated away from geo-hazards
»Matinians to vote for cityhood on June 18
»Firms teamup to sponsor environmental essay contest
»Komentaryo: Gobyerno, kukuha ng 16,000 bagong guro
»Climate change Bicol forum set Friday
»Kalahi-CIDSS brings changes to village people
»Mining firms spend P8-M for community relations in Bicol
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines