THE City Government of San Fernando led by Mayor Edwin Santiago on Thursday recognized the contributions of its investors and stakeholders in the development of this city by promptly paying their taxes.
According to City Treasurer Mary Ann Bautista, the annual “Stakeholders Night and Recognition of Top Taxpayers” is the city government’s way of recognizing the companies and business establishments which settle their dues and obligations on time.
A total of 69 awards and seven special citations were given to the investors and micro, small and medium entrepreneurs and market vendors and barangays during the recognition.
Recognized for the top five real property tax payers were San Miguel Brewery Inc., SM Prime Holdings, San Miguel Beverage Packaging Specialist Inc., San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation and Robinsons Land Corporation.
San Miguel Brewery Inc., ARC Refreshments, UNAHCO Feeds, Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines Inc., and PMFTC Inc. were cited as top business taxpayers in the manufacturing industry while Emperador Distillers, Inc., Optimized Solutions, Inc., Toyota San Fernando Pampanga, Inc., Zuellig Pharma Corporation and United Laboratories, Inc. were cited in the wholesaler, dealer and distributor industry.
Also recognized as top business taxpayers on retailer industry were Mandurriao Star, Inc. (SM City Downtown Department Store), Waltermart Supermarket, Inc., Kareila Management Corporation (S&R), Star Appliances Center, Inc., and Super Value Inc. (SM City Pampanga Supermarket) while Toyota San Fernando Pampanga Inc., Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, Inc., The Red Systems Corporation Inc., Ajinamoto Philippines Corporation and Manila North Tollways Corporations were cited in the contractors and independent contractors sectors.
Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation, Solana Land Development Corporation, PASUDECO, Robinsons Incorporated Department Store and SM Prime Holdings were likewise cited as top business taxpayers for services, and Sunlife Grepa Financial Inc, The Philippine American Life and General Insurance, Eastwest Bank Corporation, Sunlife of Canada, Inc. and BPI Family Bank San Agustin Branch were recognized in the banking and financial institutions.
Meanwhile, San Fernando Electric Light and Power Corporation was awarded as top franchise taxpayer and SM Prime Holding Inc. (Sky Ranch Pampanga) as top amusement taxpayer.
Barangays that have the highest collection on community tax