MANILA–For the convenience of real property owners in Makati, the City Treasurer’s Office has released the schedule of the Computerized Real Property Tax Payment in the barangays for the second quarter, which will start on Tuesday.
The satellite payment centers in barangay halls, manned by authorized city hall personnel, will be open on scheduled dates from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accept payments. Taxpayers only need to present their previous receipt, and they will be issued an electronic receipt upon payment. Each transaction usually takes about five minutes.
On April 4, the payment centers will be opened in Barangays Bel-Air and Urdaneta, followed by Forbes Park and Dasmariñas on April 5. The schedule for the rest of the week is as follows: April 6, Barangays Magallanes and San Lorenzo; and April 7, Barangays Bangkal, Pio del Pilar, San Isidro, Palanan, and San Antonio.
On April 10, Monday, the payment centers will be opened in Barangays La Paz, Singkamas, Carmona, Sta. Cruz, and Tejeros. Scheduled for April 11 are Barangays Valenzuela, Kasilawan, Olympia, Poblacion, and Guadalupe Viejo.
After the Holy Week, the service will resume on April 17 in Brgys. Guadalupe Nuevo, Pinagkaisahan, Pitogo, South Cembo, and Cembo. The last batch is scheduled for April 18, consisting of Brgys. Pembo, Rizal, Comembo, West Rembo, and East Rembo.
Based on the city’s revenue code, Makati offers a five percent discount for quarterly payments made during the first 20 days of the quarter. Meanwhile, late quarterly payments will incur a penalty of two percent per month.
To date, the innovative program covers 31 barangays in the city, excluding the two disputed barangays.