Revenue Region 12, of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, in Bacolod City has recorded P731,357,387.02 for last month’s tax collection, which is 6.40 percent higher than its collection goal, a BIR collection report showed yesterday.
BIR regional director Perfecto Aranas, said the increase of P43,986,387.02 is the result of the public awareness campaign of the agency, tax campaigns, seminars, and dialogs with the tax payers on their obligations and responsibilities.
Aranas also encouraged all taxpayers to voluntarily and correctly declare their taxable income.
The collection of four revenue district offices last month include RD 76-Victorias City with P83,734,178.22; RD 77-Bacolod City with P413,551,102.05; RD 78-Binalbagan with P81,225,539.18; and RD 79-Dumaguete City with P152,846,567.57.
Meanwhile, the report also showed the cumulative collection of BIR from January to April this year with a total collection of P2,088,325,424.80, which is 1.35 percent lower compared to goal.
The four-month collection is deficient with P28,512,575.20. *LTG