BIR Eastern Visayas launches integrated tax systems
Tacloban City (February 29) -- As pilot site for the BIR National Roll-Out of Computerized Systems, Revenue Region No. 14 covering Eastern Visayas will undertake a region-wide launching of its Integrated Tax Systems on March 4, 2008, at 9:00 o'clock in the morning at the BIR Regional Office, Government Center, Palo, Leyte.
Atty Estrella V. Martinez, BIR Regional Director here, disclosed that the momentous activity is yet another historical milestone of the BIR's existence in the Leyte-Samar Region.
The launching will be attended by top BIR national and regional officials together with a US Aid representative who will share his views and expertise on the NRCS scheme. The activity is also expected to be attended by prominent personalities and taxpayers from the techno-agri business communities of the Region.
Atty. Estrella V. Martinez, BIR Regional Director here, informed that the Bureau of Internal Revenue constantly adopts innovative schemes to optimize its services and maximize tax collections by keeping abreast with the emerging trends in technology.
This, the good Director said, is in consonance with the Bureau's mission to raise government revenues with utmost convenience and satisfaction to the taxpayers.
The Integrated Tax System is also aimed at expediting tax processes and providing efficient and convenient service ensuring easy access of tax data thru interconnectivity of all the Bureau offices to the three Regional Data Centers nationwide.
Director Martinez disclosed that the full computerization scheme is a bureau-wide program jointly spearheaded and funded by the US Aid Millennium Challenge Account and the Philippine Threshold Plan. (PIA 8) [top]