BLGF Central and Regional Office Employees engaged in a two-day Management Orientation and Capacity Building on Tax Compliance, Tax Impact Studies, and Property Valuation Reform on 30-31 May 2019 at the DOF Building, Meeting Room B under the Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance to support decentralization and local governance fiscal reforms.

BLGF Executive Director Niño Raymond B. Alvina emphasized in his message the important roles of the Bureau’s Central and Regional Offices in ensuring that the Philippine context of valuation for taxation purposes shall be aligned with the international valuation standards.

ADB Consultants, Mr. Paul Carr and Ms Lina Isorena have provided an open and participatory venue to share the participants’ experiences and knowledge on their local fiscal governance issues. Matters concerning Tax Compliance Study, Revenue and Tax Impact Study and Global Real Property Tax Reforms, among others, were also discussed, giving the participants a new perspective in examining the country’s valuation systems and processes.