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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1230
AMENDING SECTION 86, PARAGRAPH (b) OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NUMBERED FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY FOUR, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REAL PROPERTY TAX CODE
WHEREAS, barangays depend largely upon their shares in real property taxes collections to maintain their operational requirements;
WHEREAS, under the present allocation of the real property tax, barangays located in cities receive ten per cent of the annual collections, while the barangays in the municipalities receive only five per cent of the provincial and municipal collections;
WHEREAS, in order to strengthen the barangays in the rural areas to provide them with more funds for priority development projects, there is a need to a pertinent provisions of PD 464, otherwise known as the Real Property Tax Code;
NOW THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers in me vested by the Constitution, do hereby decree and order:
Section 1. Sub-paragraph (1), Section 86(b), of PD 464, is hereby repealed and in lieu thereof, a new paragraph is hereby inserted in the aforecited Section of the Decree to read as follows:
"Sec. 86. Distribution of proceeds. . . .
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"(b) Barangay shares in real property tax collections. Beginning January 1, 1978 and thereafter, the annual shares of the barangays in the basic real property tax collections shall be as follows:
1. Ten per cent of the total annual collections of the province and the municipality shall accrue to the barangay where the property subject to the tax is located."
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Section 2. All laws or parts of laws contrary to, or inconsistent with, this Decree are hereby repealed, amended, or modified accordingly.
Section 3. This Decree shall take effect January 1, 1978.
Done in the City of Manila, this 4th day of November in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy seven.
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