BIR East Visayas ranks
3rd in revenue collections vis-à-vis 2009, 5th in overall collections
vs. 2010 goal
By Philippine Information Agency (PIA 8)
TACLOBAN CITY – BIR
Eastern Visayas under the leadership of Regional Director Alert Alocilja, has all the reasons to celebrate the Bureau of Internal
Revenue’s 106th Anniversary on August 1.
Of the 19 revenue
districts across the country,
BIR Eastern Visayas ranked 3rd in terms of revenue collections compared to
BIR East Visayas ranks 5th in overall collections against 2010
attributed this remarkable accomplishment which indeed calls for a
meaningful celebration, to the good people of Region 8 who pay their
taxes correctly and on time. He also cited the six Revenue District
Officers of BIR Eastern Visayas who are responsible for the Region’s
top ranking for the first semester of the current Tax Year.
To honor the top
taxpayers and Revenue District Officers responsible in making BIR
Eastern Visayas a top ranking BIR Region, Director Alocilja led in
presenting citations to the Top Taxpayers, individual, corporate and
government agencies, and the six Revenue District Officers, in an
awarding ceremony which was held at the activity area of Robison’s
Mall Tacloban after the 8:30 morning motorcade on July 27.
Director Alocilja said
that because all the officials of
BIR all over the country are expected to attend the Bureau’s
Anniversary on August 1, the
BIR Regional Office decided to schedule anniversary
activities starting July 26 with the conduct of the Regional Tax Quiz.
Aside from the
motorcade and Awarding Ceremonies, June 27 also marked the opening of
the BIR Eastern Visayas Tax Exhibits at the Robinsons Place Lobby. The
exhibit will run until July 30, 2010.
On August 4 and 5,
2010, the athletic prowess of the staff of
BIR Eastern Visayas will be put to test in a Mini-Sports fest
within the Regional Office Grounds, Director Alocilja said.