5 CUSTOMS PERSONNEL DISMISSED FOR FAILING DOF LIFESTYLE CHECK

Posted in: Press Releases- Oct 04, 2018 No Comments

The Department of Finance (DOF) sustained its anti-graft campaign this year with the successful prosecution of cases against personnel of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the other DOF-attached agencies before the Office of the Ombudsman and the Civil Service Commission (CSC), in support of President Duterte’s goal of stamping out corruption in the government. […]

DOF STEPS UP ANTI-GRAFT DRIVE IN 2017

Posted in: Press Releases- Jan 22, 2018 No Comments

The Department of Finance (DOF) started investigating a total of 104 cases against suspected erring officials and employees under its jurisdiction in 2017, with several of them either dismissed or suspended, while others are now undergoing lifestyle checks. The DOF’s Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) under Finance Undersecretary Bayani Agabin said it has also started […]

DOF EYES 2-PRONGED ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY VS ERRING EXECS

Posted in: Press Releases- Dec 17, 2017 No Comments

The anti-corruption arm of the Department of Finance (DOF) is eyeing the filing of tax evasion charges on top of forfeiture cases against its officials and employees suspected of amassing ill-gotten wealth. Finance Undersecretary Bayani Agabin said the personnel covered by the anti-corruption investigations of the DOF’s Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) include those assigned […]

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE “RIPS” UP CORRUPTION ANEW

Posted in: Press Releases- Oct 22, 2017 No Comments

The Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS), the anti-corruption unit of the Department of Finance (DOF), has been able to obtain orders imposing administrative sanctions against twenty (20) erring employees and officials of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and Bureau of Customs (BOC). From January to September 2017, decisions […]

DOF ISSUES SERIES OF DIRECTIVES VS ERRING OFFICIALS

Posted in: Press Releases- Jul 31, 2017 No Comments

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has issued an order dismissing from the service the municipal treasurer of the town of Burdeos in Quezon for committing acts of grave misconduct and dishonesty. Dominguez also ordered the suspension without pay for one year of a revenue officer of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for making incomplete […]

DOF ACTS ON CASES VS 14 ERRING EMPLOYEES, SETS REFORMS IN E-REPORTING FOR LGU TREASURERS

Posted in: Press Releases- Jan 03, 2017 No Comments

The Department of Finance (DOF) has so far taken punitive action against 14 officials and employees under its supervision and introduced reforms in the electronic reporting system for treasurers of local government units (LGUs), in line with President Duterte’s commitment to ensure transparency and accountability in government on his watch. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III […]

DOMINGUEZ ORDERS DISMISSAL OF CUSTOMS OFFICER, 2 MUNICIPAL TREASURERS

Posted in: Press Releases- Dec 15, 2016 No Comments

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the implementation of separate rulings of the Office of the Ombudsman dismissing from the service a Bureau of Customs(BOC) officer and two municipal treasurers in line with the Department of Finance (DOF) ‘s drive to remove or penalize erring officials in the department and its attached agencies. Acting […]

DOMINGUEZ SWEARS IN TWO KEY DOF OFFICIALS

Posted in: Press Releases- Oct 03, 2016 No Comments

Former World Bank senior economist Karl Kendrick Chua was sworn into office yesterday (Sept. 28) as the new undersecretary for strategy and chief economist of the Department of Finance (DOF). In simple rites at the DOF central office in Manila, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III administered the oath of office to Chua, whose key responsibilities […]

DOMINGUEZ ORDERS BOC TO SUSPEND CUSTOMS EXEC FOR DISHONESTY, NEGLECT OF DUTY

Posted in: Press Releases- Sep 13, 2016 No Comments

Secretary Carlos Dominguez III of the Department of Finance (DOF) has ordered the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to suspend without pay for six months a customs officer for failing to declare several properties in his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) for three consecutive years. Jerry Gomez Ponce, who holds the position of […]

DOF-RIPS SCORES THREE WINS TO KICK-OFF 2016

Posted in: Press Releases- Mar 04, 2016 No Comments

The Department of Finance-Revenue Integrity Protection Service (DOF-RIPS) has again won several cases filed before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) against corrupt revenue sector employees. In a series of decisions that it issued in the last week of January 2016, the anti-graft body dismissed from the service one (1) Bureau (BOC) Customs and one […]