Bacolod treasurer's office to open during Saturdays and holidays
Bacolod City (26 November) -- The City Treasurer's Office of Bacolod City will open during Saturdays and Hoidays in December to accept payments for real property taxes.
It will entertain clients on December 6, 13 and 20, and also on December 29 and 30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 6, 13 and 20 fall on Saturdays, December 29 has been declared a holiday; and December 30 is Rizal Day.
The continued service even during Saturdays and holidays is geared towards a more effective tax collection.
In 2007, Bacolod City ranked number one in Western Visayas real property tax collection.
Annual Department of Finance target for real property taxes is P238.0 million but at the end of 2007, Bacolod City was able to collect P252.7 million with a collection efficiency of 105.77 percent. (PIA/cad) [top]