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Shares of Tobacco Exscise Tax (R.A 7171)

Requested from DBM by Gapusan Orlando at 09:39 PM on Jul 10, 2018.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 07/10/2018 - 07/10/2018
Tracking no: #DBM-577075436486

Gapusan 09:39 PM, Jul 10, 2018

Hi, I would like to request for information

1. How much is the share of every province in Tobacco Excise Tax or (R.A 7171)
2. is this yearly given to every province? 
3. How should it be spend?

Marissa 09:23 AM, Jul 11, 2018

July 11, 2018

Dear Gapusan,

Thank you for your request dated Jul 10, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Shares of Tobacco Exscise Tax (R.A 7171).

We received your request on Jul 10, 2018 and will respond on or before Jul 31, 2018 09:39:24 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://pcoomaster07072017110000-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERCTS01NzcwNzU0MzY0ODYM, for request with ticket number #DBM-577075436486.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Marissa Santos
FOI Officer

Rainier 04:49 PM, Jul 12, 2018

July 12, 2018

Dear Gapusan Orlando,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Jul 10, 2018 09:39:24 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Shares of Tobacco Exscise Tax (R.A 7171) specifically for the following information:
1. How much is the share of every province in Tobacco Excise Tax or (R.A 7171)
2. is this yearly given to every province? 
3. How should it be spend?

Response to your request

We were able to determine that this particular information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request. You may retrieve your requested information from the National Tobacco Administration website: http://www.nta.da.gov.ph/laws_ra7171.html. The said law contains the uses for the fund and the procedure how to avail this. 

The latest specific guidelines can be found in the DBM website: https://www.dbm.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Issuances/2017/Local%20Budget%20Memorandum/LOCAL%20BUDGET%20MEMORANDUM%20NO.%2076.pdf and https://www.dbm.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/Issuances/2017/Local%20Budget%20Memorandum/LOCAL%20BUDGET%20MEMORANDUM%20NO.%2076-A.pdf. Also, you can find in the DBM website the previous years guidelines issued on the matter.

Thank you.

Respectfully,
Rainier Diaz
FOI Officer

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