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Cebu City collects P3-B taxes

August 10, 2012


About P3 billion in taxes were collected by Cebu City from January to August 6 this year. A big chunk of the taxes came from the business tax amounting to more than P1 billion. The City Treasurer’s Office earned P5.2 billion last year. New City Treasurer Emma Villarete said they hope to pass that amount […]

MCWD asks Cebu City for more time in P69-M tax case

July 1, 2012


THE management of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) asked for more time to redeem properties that were levied in relation to P69.6 million in property tax obligations to the Cebu City government. MCWD general manager Armando Paredes said they cannot afford the loss of these properties in barangays Buhisan and Tisa which are used […]

PB probes Loot on delayed real property taxes remittance

April 24, 2012


DAANBANTAYAN Mayor Ma. Luisa Loot is facing another investigation before the Cebu Provincial Board for allegedly delaying the remittance of the real property taxes to the provincial treasurer. Provincial Treasurer Roy Salubre filed an administrative complaint against Loot for misconduct, dereliction of duty and abuse of authority and violation of Section 307 of the Local […]

Ombud to probe gov, 7 others in tax row

April 11, 2012


  THE Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas reversed its earlier ruling and decided to conduct a formal investigation against Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and seven other officials over the imposition of real estate tax on a property in barangay Uling, Naga City, in southern Cebu. Graft investigation and prosecution officer Luz Awayan recommended […]

Tax collector dismissed for accepting bribe

March 12, 2012


A revenue collection clerk in Malabuyoc town, Cebu, was dismissed from service for accepting bribe from taxpayers transacting business with their office. Emerito Devilleres, revenue collection clerk 1, was ordered dismissed from civil service by the Ombudsman in the Visayas for asking for money in exchange for the facilitation of the transfer of name of […]

‘Authorize Tomas, Cutie on SRP tax case’

January 5, 2012


HELP is available to Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in the city’s efforts to seek tax exemption in the disposal of lots for the South Road Properties (SRP). But he must authorize Representatives Tomas Osmeña and and Rachel del Mar of Cebu City’s south and north districts, respectively, to speak with President Benigno Aquino III […]

‘Let fun runs in Cebu City pay for overtime services’

December 18, 2011


    Organizers of fun runs and races should be required to pay for the overtime of traffic enforcers who keep traffic at bay to ensure the safety and success of their event, some Cebu City councilors said. Councilor Edgar Labella said organizers should also be required to secure permit from the Cebu City Sports […]

Updated tax mapping to hike real property taxes

November 23, 2011


    Some property owners in Cebu City may have to pay more next year as a result of tax mapping and revalidation of real properties to be implemented by the City Treasurer’s Office. “We are not increasing the rates. We are just updating the use of the property,” said City Treasurer Tessie Camarillo in […]

Breaking: Unitop management preempted a raid by the Bureau of Internal Revenue on their stores by paying P50 million in taxes. A BIR “Oplan Kandado” team was about to close five branches in Cebu this morning. Unitop owes P97 million in taxes. Partial payment was made in the BIR central office in Manila./ Reporter Candeze Mongaya

November 21, 2011


‘City can only raise P601 M from projected P4-B revenues’

November 18, 2011


The Cebu City government may have to accept a “skin-and-bones” budget next year after executives failed to convince the City Council there would be enough funds to support Mayor Michael Rama’s proposed budget of P11.8 billion. “Most of our income sources have been going down during the last four years. How will you justify an […]