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DOF: Mining closures to cost LGUs over P821M in revenue losses

Feb 20, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says 3 of the 17 affected areas would lose revenues representing more than 50 of their current operating income

DOF to file charges vs Laoag treasurer over missing P85-M fund

Aug 16, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Laoag City Treasurer Elena Asuncion has reportedly fled to Hawaii with her city s money The Department of Finance has asked the National Bureau of Investigation and other government agencies to get to the bottom of the case

MISSING FUNDS. Of the over P88 million of the Laoag City government’s funds, only P2.64 million are left in the form of time deposits

2 in 5 cities spend less than P1,000 per public school student

Jul 09, 2014 - 3:18 PM

Cities are the most capable to fund educational services yet some of them still fall short of the average spending per public school student the government s latest tax watch ad shows

7 in 10 provinces: Less revenues for education spending

Jul 02, 2014 - 3:51 PM

Local government units are allowed by law to impose a 1 levy on the assessed value of lands in addition to the basic real property tax for their Special Education Fund

FOR EDUCATION SERVICES. P330 is the average SEF revenues of provinces that may be used per public school student in 2013, the tax ad shows. File photo by Rappler

Tax ad: 1 in every 2 PH cities relies on national gov’t allocation

Jun 25, 2014 - 3:06 PM

Out of 144 cities 115 have more than 10 years of cityhood and should rely less on national government allocation the tax watch ad says

MOST SELF-RELIANT. Among the mature cities, Makati has the highest share of local income to regular income at P8.83 billion for 2013.

Provinces to DOF: We’re not living off national gov’t dole outs

Jun 23, 2014 - 4:21 PM

The League of Provinces of the Philippines responds to the DOF tax watch ad saying that Internal Revenue Allotments are constitutionally due them

OUR SHARE. League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP) President and Oriental Mindoro Gov. Alfonso V. Umali, Jr. said that provinces are not depending on the national government allocation that is due them. Photo from the LPP website

Samar town treasurer fails to remit P8M to GSIS, dismissed

May 06, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The Ombudsman has found municipal treasurer Virginia Uy her assistant Pepita Mabini and then San Sebastian Mayor Arnold Abalos guilty of grave misconduct