Read/Post Comment: 0 Posted by Administrator /  12.02.2008
Buildings and machineries of the Bauang Private Power Corporation (BPPC) in Barangay Payocpoc Sur, were sold to the Provincial Government of La Union in a public auction held on February 1, 2008 at the Provincial Capitol in San Fernando City, La Union for failure and refusal to return real property tax from 1995 to 2007 amounting to 1.866 billion pesos. The public auction was witnessed by local officials led by Congressman Victor F. Ortega, Gov. Manuel C. Ortega, Vice Gov. Eulogio Clarence Martin P. de Guzman III, Bauang Mayor Robert P. de Guzman, lawyers led by Manuel M. Lazaro and Associates, barangay officials and concerned citizens.

The auction sale of the buildings and properties was the culmination of the protracted legal battle between the Province and BPPC, lasting for almost seven years, and going through four different for a from the Local Board of Assessment Appeals (LBAA), the Central Board of Assessment Appeals (CBAA), to the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) and finally to the Supreme Court (SC).

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