Inter-agency memo strictly bans collection of illegal transport fees, taxes

28 April 2021 – Enforcement of local ordinances that allow the collection of illegal fees and taxes for the transport of goods is prohibited, an inter-agency directive reiterated. On Wednesday, Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Department of Finance (DOF) launched the Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) No. 2021-01.. read more

ARTA, DICT, DSWD, DILG to streamline food and cash assistance process during disasters

25 November 2020 –  The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will be collaborating to streamline the process of availing food and cash assistance by disaster-stricken communities following the onslaught of typhoons Rolly and Ulysses... read more