Capitol offers tax amnesty until Dec. 31

first_imgILOILO – The provincial government isencouraging Ilonggos to avail themselves of its real property tax amnesty untilthe end of the year. * real properties which are declaredand the real property tax has not been paid * real properties which are declaredand subject to the taxes * Sept. 30 – Santa Barbara (2ndDistrict) * Oct. 2 – Oton (1st District) Real properties with pending cases incourt and those paid under a compromise agreement are not covered by theamnesty. * Sept. 25 – Anilao (4th District) The relief is applicable only to thefollowing: “This is your chance to take advantageof the relief and pay your taxes minus the penalties,” Umadhay said. Oso said many taxpayers in Iloilo,particularly the farmers and landowners, failed to pay their taxes as they wereadversely affected by El Nino. The schedules are as follows: In August, the Sangguniang Panlalawiganpassed a resolution embodying Provincial Ordinance No. 2019-198 which grantstax relief to delinquent real property taxpayers. The resolution was authored by 4thDistrict Provincial Board member Domingo Oso Jr. In May, the province was placed undera state of calamity due to huge damages in agricultural crops. PTO will have a launching in everydistrict to disseminate the program. Delinquent taxpayers have until Dec.31, 2019 to settle their debts without having to pay the penalties andinterests. Provincial Treasurer Jean MaireUmadhay said the capitol will start receiving payment on Oct. 7. * delinquent properties auctioned bythe province and for lack of bidders, were subsequently bought by the provinceof Iloilo * Oct. 3 – Sara (5th District) * Oct. 4 – Pototan (3rd District) Oso also noted other economicconditions such as increase in oil prices and other agricultural inputs whichhampered farmers from paying their taxes promptly. (LHC, Capitol News/PN)last_img

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