In light of the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) epidemic, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.…
NegOcc recognizes top land taxpayers as economic recovery heroes
As part of the province’s attempts to recover from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) epidemic, the Negros Occidental provincial government recognized its top corporate and individual real property taxpayers as heroes.
At the “Pasidungog sa mga Bag-o nga Baganihan sang Probinsiya” (Awards for the New Heroes of the Province) ceremony held at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall in this city on Wednesday night, Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson took the lead in recognizing the 10 recipients.
The necessity to raise resources is paramount, which is why taxation, as we work to recover from the negative effects of the COVID-19 crisis and gradually ease into the new normal. We thank our exceptional business and individual taxpayers for this year’s Pasidungog,” Lacson added in his message.
Negros Island Solar Power Inc., Binalbagan-Isabela Sugar Company, Manapla Sun Power Development Corp., Asian Alcohol Corp., and Tanduay Distillers Inc. were the corporate recipients for 2022, while Ricardo C. Silverio, et. al. received awards in the individual category. all, Abelardo D. Bantug III, Rachel B. Tan, Ervin A. Maravilla, and all of them.
“We frequently link bravery to remarkable deeds. But as the world changes, so must our perspective. While there is undeniable bravery in taking up arms against those who threaten our freedom, there is also honor and bravery in the faithful performance of one’s obligations, according to Lacson.
The governor congratulated the outstanding taxpayers for religiously and obediently paying their separate real property tax obligations, stressing the importance of proper and unimpeded tax collection as the lifeblood of the government.
Be confident that your taxes are being spent wisely and prudently to assist our people and province to the best extent feasible, he continued.
The province has already recognized outstanding Negrenses in their particular fields of endeavor and expertise.
It honored the offices and teams that served the province and its residents during the pandemic with unrelenting bravery, dedication, and consistency last year.
Each year on November 5, the province celebrates Al Cinco de Noviembre, also known as Negros Day, to remember the Negrenses’ uprising against Spanish conquerors in 1898.
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