LGUs must report mining revenues – Finance

TREASURERS of local government units are now required to include in their quarterly and annual financial reports to the Department of Finance (DOF) all environment and natural resources revenues and expenditures, particularly payments made by mining and other extractive industries to their respective local governments. In a statement on Thursday, the DOF explained that since […]


BLGF recent activity/attendance in Forums/Speaking Engagements

DOF Undersecretary Bayani Agabin joins top officials of DILG, DBM and NEDA in signing the Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1-2016 setting the framework and policy for a more coordinated approach towards improving local government units’ public financial management in ensuring harmonized and synchronized policies, systems and procedures in planning, budgeting, investment programming, and resource mobilization. […]


DOF unit clarifies LGU income data

Dear Editor: First and foremost, the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) would like to express our gratitude to the Philippine Star for featuring in its business pages the fiscal performance of the local government units (LGUs) using the Department of Finance (DOF) data evidently sourced from the Statement of Receipts and Expenditures (SRE) data […]


Leadership and Management Training

The training aims to enhance the leadership and managerial competencies of local treasurers and assistant treasurers. As part of instituting professional development and capacity build up, this training is offered to all provincial, city and municipal treasurers and assistant treasurers. For the first batch, the pre-identified participants are forty (40) treasurers who have been certified […]


Training on Facilitation and Presentation Skills

The Training on Facilitation and Presentation Skills is a follow through to the Training of Trainers (TOT) on the Updated LTOM conducted in June 2016. The course goal is to create a pool of effective trainers in the local treasury operations service equipped with knowledge, training skills and right attitudes to manage and conduct capacity […]