ANGELES CITY The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has cited the Angeles City government for “Good Financial Housekeeping” (GFH) in 2022.

The city government here is among the 13 cities all over the country that was cited for the “2022 Good Financial Housekeeping.”

The other recipients include City of Balanga; City of Malolos; City of Meycuayan; City of San Jose Del Monte; City of Olongapo; City of Cabanatuan; City of Gapan; City of San Jose; Science City of Munoz; City of San Fernando; Mabalacat City; and Tarlac City.

The list of GFH passers in 2022 signed by BLGS Officer-in-Charge Director Debie T. Torres also includes all of the seven provinces in Central Luzon namely Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Zambales.

The DILG uses the following criteria in determining GFH passers: most recent available Commission on Audit opinion is unqualified or qualified; and compliance with the Full Disclosure Policy (FDP), which involves the posting of financial documents in three conspicuous places and in the FDP portal for all quarters of the previous years

Mayor Carmelo “Pogi” Lazatin Jr., maintains transparency in the financial standing of the Angeles City government which collected nearly P3 billion in revenues for 2022.

For 2022, the city government posted a combined revenue of P2,981,699,476.69 in local and external sources, based on the report of Angeles City Treasurer Officer-in-Charge Jenifer S. Castro. The 2022 revenue surpassed the income target of P2,859,789,832.00.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the city government in 2021 recorded an income of 2,332,379,301.33. The city also collected Real Property Tax collection worth P300,585,473.70 in 2022 compared to the 254,30,066.18 in 2021.