Press Releases

  • Monday, January 22nd, 2018
    DOF STEPS UP ANTI-GRAFT DRIVE IN 2017
  • 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 […]

  • Sunday, December 17th, 2017
    DOF EYES 2-PRONGED ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY VS ERRING EXECS
  • 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 […]

  • Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
    DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE “RIPS” UP CORRUPTION ANEW
  • 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 […]

  • Monday, July 31st, 2017
    DOF ISSUES SERIES OF DIRECTIVES VS ERRING OFFICIALS
  • 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 […]

  • Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
    DOF ACTS ON CASES VS 14 ERRING EMPLOYEES, SETS REFORMS IN E-REPORTING FOR LGU TREASURERS
  • 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 […]