DOLE among Davao Region’s leading taxpayers

By Che Palicte

March 18, 2024, 8:16 pm

DAVAO CITY – The Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region (DOLE-11) was recognized as one of the top 10 taxpayers of the Revenue District Office (RDO) of West Davao.

Novie Jane Paniagua, DOLE-11 senior administrative officer, received the plaque of recognition during the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) tax campaign kick-off in the region over the weekend.

DOLE-11 remitted PHP12.6M in withholding taxes for 2023, "reinforcing RDO's exemplary collection performance," she said.

DOLE-11 Director Randolf Pensoy acknowledged the BIR for recognizing the agency's significant contribution to regional progress.

"DOLE-11 remains committed to its social responsibility through meticulous accounting and tax compliance, highlighting how these contributions are instrumental to community development," he said in a statement.

Pensoy also affirmed the agency's support for BIR's revenue-raising efforts and 2024 collection targets.

Other awardees included the Department of Public Works and Highways, Department of Education and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation. (PNA)