By Mortz C. Ortigoza
CALASIAO - After several months of exerting efforts to surpass its tax target, the premier tax agency in Region -1 lately landed at the top 3 of the offices that hit its tax collection goal.
According to Revenue District Chief -4 Chief Merlyn Vicente, her office exceeded by P27, 901,656.17 or 8.02% increased its tax target of P375, 747,656.17 last August this year by collecting P347, 846,000 amid the lethargic business atmosphere in the two cities 13 towns’ Central Pangasinan’s area.
EXEC. Top executives of the Revenue District-4 of the Bureau of Internal Revenue in the two cities and 13 towns’ Pangasinan in this file photo. Fourth from left is RDO-4 Chief Merlyn Vicente, Assistant RDO-4 Chief Trina Villamil (3rd from left) and their top personnel.
Tax target is given by the national government as indicator for all revenue district offices in the country to collect the new national tax target for this year.
RDO-4 collected P286, 258, 068.99 last August 2016.
Despite the shortfall in the past, Vicente and her hardworking staff soldiered on by exceeding the July and August tax targets and those in the same months last year.