will also be open to serve taxpayers on weekends and beyond regular office hours until Jan.
This can improve MFIs' efficiency and productivity and the BPLO
chief Garry Domingo said unauthorized individuals are barred from loitering inside the Revenue Generation Offices, saying they will be presumed to be fixers and dealt with accordingly.
head Gilda Aldaya emphasized that they prioritized those barbecue vendors along national highway, and ballot and kwek-kwek vendors
Chief Garry Domingo attributed the rise in business tax collection to the efficient work ethic of his personnel.
Gatchalian and the BPLO
officials were earlier cleared of reckless imprudence charges since their issuance of a business permit despite the lack of a fire safety inspection certificate did not directly cause the fire.
The Sandiganbayan, however dismissed the criminal cases against Gatchalian and two city hall officials identified as Renchi May Padayao, officer in charge of the Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO
) and Eduardo Yco Carreon, licensing officer IV of the BPLO
Penados, the BPLO
of Bislig City, Surigao del Sur maintaining his post as CABPLO President.
In its motion for reconsideration, the Office of the Special Prosecutor said the Sandiganbayan Second Division 'overlooked some facts and circumstances' that led the court into dismissing the charges of Gatchalian and two city hall officials: Renchi May Padayao, officer in charge of the Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO
); and Eduardo Yco Carreon, licensing officer IV of the BPLO
Melanie Malaya, the BPLO
chief, also reported to him that the 29 percent increase in collection is also the highest since 2006, when the city started computerization of financial data.
Cleared alongside Gatchalian were Business Permits and Licensing Office officer in charge Renchi May Padayo and BPLO
licensing officer Eduardo Carreon.
The cases of Gatchalian's co-accused were also dismissed - city hall employees Renchi May Padayao, officer in charge of the Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO
), and Eduardo Yco Carreon, licensing officer IV of the BPLO