BLGF holds Training of Trainers on the Development of Schedule of Market Value (SMV) and conduct of General Revision (GR)

Cavite, Bataan, and Zambales – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) Local Assessment Operations Division (LAOD) advocated for sustainable valuation system through the conduct of the Training of Trainers on the Development of Schedule of Market Value (SMV) and Conduct of General Revision (GR) in three (3) batches held last 05 to 09 September […]


BLGF upholds real property taxation reforms, conducts a Virtual Roadshow on the LGRP

MANILA CITY – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) showcased the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded Local Governance Reform Project (LGRP) through a virtual roadshow participated by more than fifty-six (56) local government units (LGUs) out of the one hundred twelve (112) preliminary qualified target pilot LGUs for the Output 3 of the Project, last […]


BLGF partners with the World Bank’s Local Creditworthiness Academy

Quezon City – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) partnered with the World Bank’s Local Creditworthiness Academy, in capacitating the chief financial officers, treasurers, revenue directors, and planners from 15 selected local government units (LGUs) on the underlying principles of creditworthiness, on 22 to 25 November 2022 at the Novotel Araneta, Quezon City. In […]


BLGF Executive Director shares country-level insights at the ADB and OECD Webinar on the Status and Implications of Subnational Government (SNG) Finance and Investment on Public Service Delivery and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

PARIS, FRANCE – Executive Director Niño Raymond B. Alvina of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) shared the Philippines’ insights and perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of subnational government (SNG) Finance and investments at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) World Observatory on SNG Finance (SNG-WOFI) […]


BLGF is 2022 Freedom of Information (FOI) Philippines Awardee

MANILA CITY – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) was once again recognized by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in the awarding ceremony of the 2022 Freedom of Information (FOI) Awards on 25 November 2022 as streamed live via Facebook. The BLGF is among the twelve (12) top requested and performing agencies in the […]


BLGF is 2022 Career Executive Service (CES) Reports Compliance Awardee

PASAY CITY – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) has been recognized by the Career Executive Service (CES) Board in the 2022 CES Lifelong Learning for Leadership Congress (CESCON) for institutional partners contributing to the accomplishments of the CESB. Announced in the awarding ceremony’s Pasasalamat segment of the CESCON event on 24 November 2022 […]


BLGF participates in the ADB and DOF’s Safeguard Policy Architecture and Policy Directions: In-Country Consultation with Government Departments, Executing and Implementing Agencies

  MANDALUYONG CITY – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) Central Office represented by Atty. Mikka J. Cruz, Acting Chief – Legal Division, Ms Melcy M. Baluyan, Chief – Administrative Division, and Ms Anabelle C. Garrido, Chief – Project Execution and Management Division, in coordination with the Department of Finance (DOF), participated in the […]


BLGF informs local treasurers on public auctions, conducts Workshop on Judicial and Administrative Remedies (JAR)

BAGUIO CITY – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) Local Treasury Operations Division (LTOD), as part of its mandate to assist in the formulation and implementation of policies on local government revenue and fund management and to exercise administrative and technical supervision and coordination over the treasury and assessment operations of Local Government Units […]


BLGF participates in the FORGE 2022 PH-EITI National Conference

MANILA CITY – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) participated in the Fostering Open and Responsible Governance of the Extractives (FORGE) Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI) 2022 Annual National Conference on 08 November 2022 at The Manila Hotel, Manila. Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno urged stakeholders to continue using the PH-EITI data in […]


BLGF culminates its 35th Anniversary through conduct of Employees’ Day

Manila City – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) culminated its 35th founding anniversary month-long celebration through the conduct of the BLGF Employees’ Day, spearheaded by the BLGF Employees’ Association, held last 28 October 2022 via Zoom, which was participated by the Bureau’s Central and Regional officials and employees. Acting Deputy Executive Director Armi […]