Revised Provincial Revenue Code

One of the revenue generation strategies is to revise the province’s revenue code. Consequently, Hon. Governor Alexander T. Pimentel formed Executive Order No. 18, whereas an Oversight Committee was created on the revision of Provincial Fees and Charges of the Province of Surigao del Sur. This is in compliance with BLGF JMC No. 2019-01, whereas LGUs are ordered to impose just and reasonable fees and charges for all services rendered to the public, as also mentioned in LGC Section 153. Governor Pimentel pushed the local imposition of such policy. This is also one way to lessen the gap of the province’s dependency with the National Tax Allotment and sustain delivery of services to each constituent.

So, early today, January 17, 2023, Oversight Committee member, Provincial Treasurer, Ms. Fermina D. Palangpang, presented the LFC Toolkit in connection with the Revised Provincial Revenue Code held at the PGO Conference Room inside the Capitol Building of the Province of Surigao del Sur, which would eventually be submitted to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members for legislation. Such creation and presentation of LFC Toolkit was made possible by each member of the said Oversight Committee.

Mr. Melvin Joy L. Yu, the Regional Director of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) and Mr. Esmeraldo S. Raymundo, Provincial Administrator of the Province of Surigao del Sur, gave their respective motivational and challenging messages to all the participants of the said affair.