“Napocor paid P2 million in real estate taxes but that is only a drop in the bucket compared to what the government corporation actually owed the province.”
Because of this, the Benguet provincial government has sued the National Power Corporation for P198 million in unpaid taxes. Read Delmar Cariño’s story here.
Kudos to the Benguet leaders for their move. About time our local governments start asserting control over our resources. It should have happened a long time ago but better late than never.