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BIR Commissioner Lumagui honored for good governance

BIR Commissioner Lumagui honored for good governance


MANILA, Philippines—Bureau of Inside Income (BIR) Commissioner Romeo D. Lumagui Jr. has been awarded for his dedication to good governance by the Kaya Natin! Motion for Good Governance and Moral Management.

The accolade was introduced to Lumagui on June 24 at The B Lodge in Quezon Metropolis to mark the group’s fifteenth founding anniversary.

“Individuals react positively once they see indicators of fine governance,” Lumagui stated whereas accepting the award. He famous the constructive modifications noticed within the BIR below his management, modifications that he stated have laid the groundwork for higher service and governance.

The Kaya Natin! Motion, established in 2008 by native authorities leaders, together with the late Jesse Robredo, husband of former Vice President Leni Robredo, is a non-profit group. Its membership contains public servants and concerned residents selling the group’s values of efficient, moral, and empowering management. Former Senator Bam Aquino, who was on the occasion, chairs the group.

Harvey Keh, lead convenor, expressed the group’s pleasure in collaborating with the BIR for the primary time, citing Lumagui’s integrity and dedication to good governance as key causes.

Lumagui, appointed as Commissioner of Inside Income in November 2022, has since led the BIR to record-breaking tax collections, surpassing the focused quantity by 1.73% and marking a year-on-year enhance of 13.31% from 2022.

“All our applications have been formulated and executed in consonance with 4 pillars of fine governance in BIR,” Lumagui stated, outlining these as wonderful taxpayer service, digital transformation, institutional integrity and professionalism, and daring enforcement actions.

Beneath Lumagui’s watch, the BIR has taken a robust stance in opposition to unlawful actions, initiating raids in opposition to illicit vape and cigarette merchants and launching a marketing campaign in opposition to the usage of fraudulent receipts—a primary for any Commissioner of Inside Income. These initiatives intention to recoup the estimated P46 B misplaced income attributable to tax evasion.

Internally, Lumagui has additionally addressed corruption, having just lately dismissed 26 BIR staff on prices various from grave misconduct to severe dishonesty. Regardless of these measures, he has assured the general public that every one actions adhere to due course of and uphold the rule of legislation.

Reflecting on the historic BIR collections achieved inside the first 4 months of the 12 months, Lumagui highlighted that these outcomes show the efficacy of BIR staff below high quality management and point out a restoration of public belief and confidence within the establishment.

“The Filipinos aspire and hope for good governance. They usually know what good governance appears and appears like,” he stated.

Lumagui, grateful for the popularity of his accomplishments, expressed his continued dedication to elevating the BIR from a collection-centric company to a service-oriented bureau championing good governance.

“It’s nonetheless a protracted option to go by way of reaching good governance from an organizational standpoint in BIR. What’s necessary nonetheless is that given the restricted time now we have, we have been capable of set in movement applications about integrity, rule of legislation, and moral management in BIR,” the Commissioner stated.

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