So how can our barangay officials cope with limited funds?
What’s up for our barangays?
For income to come in especially for disadvantaged LGUs, something must be done ASAP!
It’s already the last week of March. By this time, deadlines have been set for the payment of taxes. About 65% of LGUs’ tax revenues are collected during the first quarter of the year – the period where most of the income comes in!
Will UMRA be a solution to the unwarranted strain on the fiscal position of LGUs?
Cities dominate 69% of the local income leaving 13% for Provinces and 18% for Municipalities. Why?
Is it time to amend the Local Government Code?
The IRA dependency of LGUs remains to be one of the main issues LGU-Leagues are facing, more so now that Congress is considering amending the 1991 Local Government Code (again).
The passage of the 1991 local government code institutionalized the Leagues as a forum to articulate issues affecting the LGUs and to provide and propose solutions to these concerns.
The Leagues of LGUs play a vital role in protecting the rights of LGUs