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a local government's revenue generation methods is undertaken here to better understand
Olongapo's organizational capacity and it's limitations to perform under the fiscal
During the CDS workshop in June 1999 held at Olongapo City Hall, city officials
expressed serious concerns about the growth of local tax revenues, which have not kept pace
with new responsibilities delegated under the LGC, and their high dependency on
intergovernmental transfers. The city officials identified the need to rejuvenate the city
economy in order to improve the city's revenue generation. Although the capacity of a city
to tax and raise revenues is defined by it's economic base, the city has little direct influence over the size and growth of its economic base. Instead, in my fieldwork, I looked into the
internal factors influencing the Local Government's revenue generation -- how well it is able
to tax the available base? I focused on the revenue mobilization problems intrinsic in the
management and administration of the local revenue resources.
The main objective is...
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