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LANDBANK lauded as among top taxpayers in Manila


July 12, 2021

On behalf of LANDBANK, North National Capital Region Branches Group Head Senior Vice President Marilou L. Villafranca (2nd from right) receives the award as one of the “Top 10 Business Taxpayers for the Year 2020” from Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno (2nd from left), Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan (rightmost), and City Treasurer’s Office OIC Ms. Ma. Jazmin Talegon (leftmost) during the Outstanding Manilans Awarding Ceremonies on June 23, 2021, at the Metropolitan Theater. (Photo courtesy of the Department of Tourism, Culture, and Arts of Manila.)

MANILA – State-run Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) was awarded as one of the Top 10 Business Taxpayers for the Year 2020 by the City of Manila during the Outstanding Manilans Awarding Ceremonies held on June 23, 2021, during the 450th Founding Anniversary of the City of Manila.

The award recognizes corporations and institutions in the City that have consistently fulfilled the timely payment of business taxes according to the local government code schedule. Out of the 10 awardees, LANDBANK was the only government institution to receive the award.

“Katangi-tangi ang kanilang debosyon sa pagtupad ng kanilang obligasyon bilang mga indibidwal, korporasyon, o negosyante, sa kabila ng pandemya, at patuloy ang kanilang pagtupad sa kanilang pananagutan sa pamahalaan,” said Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno during his speech.

LANDBANK North National Capital Region Branches Group Head Senior Vice President Marilou L. Villafranca received the award on behalf of LANDBANK, which was conferred by Mayor Moreno, Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan, and City Treasurer’s Office OIC Ms. Ma. Jazmin Talegon.

“We are committed to fulfill our obligation to the City of Manila through the timely payment of LANDBANK’s dues and taxes, even during this pandemic. Together with the City Government of Manila and other LGU partners, we continue to work towards accelerating the collective recovery of our economy and local communities,” said LANDBANK President and CEO Cecilia C. Borromeo.

The Outstanding Manilans Awarding Ceremonies, which was held at the newly renovated and historic Metropolitan Theater in Ermita, Manila, recognized outstanding individuals, government and private institutions in the City.

A total of 50 awards were conferred during the ceremony, that included Posthumous Awards for medical frontliners who serviced during the pandemic, the Top 10 Real Property Taxpayers of 2020, and ‘Outstanding Manilan’ awards recognizing exemplary citizens in their respective fields.

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