THE Online Payment System for real property taxes in the Zamboanga City Government was formally launched on Tuesday, March 28.
Taxpayers in Cagayan de Oro City can now pay property taxes and other government fees online by accessing the online tax billing and payment system on the city government’s official website (www.cagayandeoro.gov.ph).
People often give me puzzled looks when I try to describe my job here, and I don’t blame them. Since 2015 I have worked on an international development program that supports the Philippines’ shift from a cash-based economy to a cash-light economy, which will improve the livelihoods of Filipinos by getting more people involved in the formal economy.
Mert Tangonan is the chief of party of USAID’s E-PESO activity in the Philippines. E-PESO seeks to accelerate the shift toward digital payments for broad-based economic growth and financial inclusion in the Philippines.
The Philippine Individual Payments Baseline Study undertaken by USAID E-PESO Activity provides comprehensive baseline data that helps chart future trends on electronic payments in the Philippines.