Monday, December 14, 2015

Tagbilaran City ranks No. 1 for 2015 
Tax Collection Efficiency in Reg. 7

TAGBILARAN CITY, Dec. 14 (PIA)--Tagbilaran City has once again surpassed its tax collection efficiency in the third quarter of this year ranking 1st place with 140.29% efficiency rating in the whole Region 7 in Real Property Tax Collection. 

Second place is Bayawan City in Negros Oriental with 126.81%, followed by Cebu City with 119.09%, Mandaue City, Cebu with 117.76 and 5th place is Dumaguete City, Nagros Oriental with 117.69%.

Tagbilaran City has already collected real property taxes amounting to P66,173,986.98 just after nine months this year. 

It already surpassed its annual target of P58, 960,736.00 for 2015.

Mayor John Geesnell Yap attributed the positive performance of the City Government to the collective efforts of the different departments and to the trust and support of the Tagbilaranons.

For the past two years, Tagbilaran City has been cited by the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) headed by its Regional Director Herminigilda Garsula for its outstanding Tax Collection Efficiency. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)

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