Structure & Leadership

CURRENT DOF FUNCTIONAL STRUCTURE

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  • OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY (OSEC)


    The authority and responsibility for the exercise of the mandate of the Department and for the discharge of its power and functions shall be vested in the Secretary of Finance, who shall have supervision and control of the Department and shall be appointed by the President.

    Name: Carlos G Dominguez III
    Designation : SECRETARY
    Telephone : 523-9219
    Email: cgdominguez@dof.gov.ph

    Name: Catherine D. Tan
    Designation : Executive Assistant
    Telephone : 523-9215
    Email: ctan@dof.gov.ph

    Name: Lyonel T. Tanganco
    Designation : Executive Assistant
    Telephone : 523-9215
    Email: ltanganco@dof.gov.ph

    Name: Nathan Eliezer R. Bayasen
    Designation : Executive Assistant
    Telephone : 523-9215
    Email: nbayasen@dof.gov.ph

  • Strategy, Economics, and Results Group (SERG)


    Name : Karl Kendrick T. Chua
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : (632) 526-6968
    Email : karlchua@dof.gov.ph

  • Office of the Chief Economist (OCE)


    Name : Gil S. Beltran
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : 523-5671
    Email : gbeltran@dof.gov.ph

  • Internal Audit Service (IAS)


    Name : Maria Luisa M. Notario
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 524-1142
    Email : mnotario@dof.gov.ph

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  • CORPORATE AFFAIRS GROUP (CAG)


    The CAG monitors the cash flows of the government corporate sector; provides technical support in the privatization of transferred accounts and government corporations; formulates and implements policies affecting government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs).

    Name : Antonette C. Tionko
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 523-9221
    Fax No. : 526-2288
    Email :ationko@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Soledad Emilia J. Cruz
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address: 5th Floor, BSP Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 523-9938
    Email : sejcruz@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Mark Dennis Y.C. Joven
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor,, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 523-4955
    Fax No. :
    Email :mdjoven@dof.gov.ph



    Corporate Operations Office

    COO initiatives are:
    1) to increase the net contributions of GOCCs to the National Treasury,
    2) to make the government corporate sector responsive to financial and fiscal reforms, and
    3) to instil public accountability and financial discipline in GOCCs.

    Name : Charissa P. Hipolito
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 5th Floor, BSP Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 527-3826
    Email : chipolito@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Joanna P. Castillo
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 5th Floor, BSP Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 527-3826
    Email : jcastillo@dof.gov.ph

  • Anti-Red Tape Program


    Name : Gil S. Beltran
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : 523-5671
    Email : gbeltran@dof.gov.ph

  • Domestic Finance Group and Legislative Liaison (DFG)


    The DFG is primarily responsible for forecasting and programming revenues of the national government (NG); cash programming and monitoring of NG finances; undertaking studies on capital market development, debt management, resource mobilization, fiscal reforms, etc.

    Name : Gil S. Beltran
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : 523-5671
    Email : gbeltran@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Ma. Teresa S. Habitan
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : (632) 523-5678 / (632) 523-3825
    Email : mhabitan@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Paola Sherina A. Alvarez
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address: 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : palvarez@dof.gov.ph



    Fiscal Policy And Planning Office

    Formulates long-range and annual projections of revenue needs, cash position and borrowing capacity of the Government as basis for policy decisions of the Department; Supervise policy research and development on fiscal and tax measures undertaken by the operating bureaus and offices of the Department; Coordinate with other government agencies on policy research as it impacts on fiscal and tax measures.

    • Assists in the overall macroeconomic planning process in coordination with the DBCC by providing inputs to the National Government’s Annual and Medium-Term Fiscal Program
    • Prepares/Forecasts/assesses the revenue program/projections
    • Consolidates the Public Sector Financial Position and Public Sector Debt from reports provided by the Corporate Affairs Group, Bureau of the Treasury, GFIs and BSP.
    • Prepares studies on Excise taxation, VAT and Tariffs – formulates/drafts tax reform measures/bills; prepares position papers; provides technical assistance to Congress; reviews implementing rules and regulations
    • Collects, monitors, reviews, consolidates and analyzes economic reports and data required for fiscal planning and policy formulation activities

    Name : Elsa P. Agustin
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632)526-0607
    Email : eagustin@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Rowena S. Sta. Clara
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632)525-4332
    Email : rstaclara@dof.gov.ph



    Research And Information Office

    The research and Information Office (RIO) is primarily responsible for tax policy formulation, legislative liaison work on tax, financial and economic proposals, and information dissemination activity. Specifically, these involve the

    a) Conduct of studies and simulations, and preparations of DOF position papers/comments on various tax and fiscal-related bills, or on the tax aspects of other bills initiated by other agencies or legislators;
    b) Drafting of tax reform bills and the submission and shepherding of the same in both Houses of Congress;
    c) Extending technical assistance to both Houses of Congress and individual legislators in the drafting and analysis of tax bills;
    d) Participation in the preparation or review of implementing rules and regulations of various tax laws or laws with tax provisions; and
    e) Conduct of briefings/lectures on the mandate, functions, activities and accomplishments of the DOF to visiting students from various colleges and universities, as well as other government functionaries.

    Name : Juvy C. Danofrata
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004 Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 524-0618
    Email : jdanofrata@dof.gov.ph

  • REVENUE INTEGRITY PROTECTION SERVICE (RIPS)


    RIPS is the anti-corruption arm of the Department of Finance created by Executive Order 259 (December 17, 2003).

    RIPS investigates allegations of corruption in the Department of Finance and its attached agencies such as the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Bureau of Customs, the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Bureau of Treasury, Central Board of Assessment Appeals, the Insurance Commission, the National Tax Research Center, the Fiscal Incentives Review Board, and the Privatization and Management Office. RIPS then files the necessary charges against erring officials and employees with the proper government agencies (e.g., Office of the Ombudsman).
    RIPS encourages active citizens participation in eradicating corruption in Government.

    Name : Bayani H. Agabin
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address: 5/F DOF Building, BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :(632) 523-9222
    Email : bagabin@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Ray Gilberto J. Espinosa
    Designation : Director IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 404-1775
    Email : respinosa@dof.gov.ph

  • Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)


    Name : Antonette C. Tionko
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 523-9221
    Fax No. : 526-2288
    Email :ationko@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Ma. Teresa S. Habitan
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : (632) 523-5678 / (632) 523-3825
    Email : mhabitan@dof.gov.ph

  • Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO)


    Executive Order no. 41 created the Municipal Development Fund office (MDFO) to assume the administration of the Special Revolving Fund that aims to establish an effective mechanism that would enable local government units (LGUs) to avail funds local and international assistance for the implementation of various social and economic development projects. The MDFO through its various programs, projects and activities provides assistance to LGUs in financing development projects, help establish LGUs credit worthiness, and promote fiscal discipline.

    Name : Antonette C. Tionko
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 523-9221
    Fax No. : 526-2288
    Email :ationko@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Helen B. Habulan
    Designation :EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR III
    Address : Podium Level, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Manila
    Telephone : (632) 523-9935
    Email : hhabulan@dof.gov.ph

  • International Finance Group (IFG)


    The IFG secures foreign grants and loans; initiates and negotiates foreign borrowing and debt restructuring; participates in policy formulation regarding external resource mobilization; coordinates with other government agencies regarding international agreement on trade, investment, tax treaties and other international arrangements.

    Name : Maria Edita Z. Tan
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone: (632) 526-9990
    Email : mtan@dof.gov.ph



    International Finance Operations Office

    IFOO provides advisory and technical support services in the formulation, evaluation and execution of Philippine negotiating positions and options with respect to the restructuring of external debt, as well as new loans and grants, from bilateral and multilateral financial institutions.

    Name : Rommel S. Herrera
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632)523-9911
    Email : rherrera@dof.gov.ph



    International Finance Policy Office

    IFPO provides advisory and technical supports services with respect to international economic, financial and trade developments and their implications for the Philippine economy. IFPO also provides inputs into the formulation of fiscal, monetary, financial, foreign trade, budgetary, balance of payments and exchange rate policies.

    Name : Herminio C. Runas
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632)400-7446
    Email : hrunas@dof.gov.ph

  • Policy Development and Management Services Group (PDMSG)


    The PDMSG provides administrative and financial management support to the Groups in DOF OSEC; designs and manages the human resource development program of the Department; coordinates activities of the bureaus, agencies and corporations under the DOF and with other institutions on matter of national importance and in ensuring that directives and collaborative undertakings for executive offices on common concerns are promptly considered; and attends to public relations and related concerns

    Name : Gil S. Beltran
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : 523-5671
    Email : gbeltran@dof.gov.ph


    Central Administration Office

    The CAO supervises services relating to personnel human resource development and general service administration, property and supplies procurement and custody, and maintenance of central files, and corresponding reporting system.

    Name : Alvin P. Diaz
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : adiaz@dof.gov.ph


    Central Financial Management Office

    The CFMO supervises activities relating to budget preparation and management, accounting and internal audit.

    Name : Ma. Lourdes V. Dedal
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 526-8166
    Email : mdedal@dof.gov.ph



    Central Management Information Office – IT

    The CMIO-IT monitors and evaluates programs and projects, including those that are executed by operating Bureaus and Offices; Formulates policies, plans and procedures for data control and systems management; act as the central repository of existing and future computer files.

    Name : Angelica I. Sarmiento
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 525-4451
    Email : asarmiento@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Michaelangelo G. Aguinaldo
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 525-4451
    Email : maguinaldo@dof.gov.ph


    Internal Audit Service

    Name : Maria Luisa M. Notario
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 524-1142
    Email : mnotario@dof.gov.ph

  • Privatization and Office of Special Concerns (PRIVA)


    The Privatization Council (PrC) is a cabinet-level and inter-agency policy making body tasked to oversee the Philippine Privatization Program. It formulates privatization guidelines, approves privatization transactions as to price and buyer, designates disposition entities and monitors post-privatization activities.



    Privatization Office

    The Privatization Office provides technical and administrative assistance to the Secretary of Finance in the exercise of his function as Chairman of the Committee on Privatization. It evaluates and reviews issues involved in the prospective privatization or disposal of government corporation assets, monitors the implementation of dispositive actions for transferred assets and GOCCs approved by the President including the introduction of necessary legislation thereon, and assesses the aggregative and sectoral financial and socio-economic impact of the privatization or disposal of specific transferred or corporate assets in coordination with other appropriate and concerned entities.

    Name : Grace Karen G. Singson
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 524-1633
    Email :ksingsono@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Paola Sherina A. Alvarez
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 526-2284
    Email :ksingsono@dof.gov.ph

  • Revenue Operations Group (ROG)


    The ROG processes requests for tax exemptions, reviews tax rulings, revenue and customs regulations for issuance; reviews protest cases; general supervision and coordination of internal revenue and customs operations.


    Name : Antonette C. Tionko
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 523-9221
    Fax No. : 526-2288
    Email :ationko@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Mark Dennis Y.C. Joven
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor,, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 523-4955
    Fax No. :
    Email :mdjoven@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Richard S.T. Uy
    Designation : Director III
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : ruy@dof.gov.ph

    Revenue Office

    The Revenue Office is responsible for processing of applications for exemption from payment of duties or taxes on importations of qualified applicants and chartered entities; Reviews discussions of the BOC in seizure, forfeiture, dumping, auction, abatement and refunds, protest and other tariff and customs related cases.

    Name : Sheila N. Castaloni
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : Podium, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 526-8458
    Fax No. : 523-4955
    Email :scastaloni@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Eleazar C. Cesista
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : Podium, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 526-8458
    Fax No. : 523-4955
    Email : ecesista@dof.gov.ph



    Mabuhay Lane

    On May 13, 1994, the DOF issued Department Order No. 29-94 creating the OPLAN: The Mabuhay Lane, which is tasked to expeditiously process applications for tax and duty exemption of six (6) sectors of importers, namely: Export-Oriented firms (BOI), etc.; Returning residents; Non-Profit, Non-stock educational institutions; Books and Periodicals; DOE Contractor, etc.; 105(r) Livestock’s.

    Name : Sheila N. Castaloni
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : Podium, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 526-8458
    Fax No. : 523-4955
    Email :scastaloni@dof.gov.ph


    One-stop-shop Tax Credit And Duty Drawback Center

    The CENTER was established as the government’s response to the mounting complaints being aired by the private sector over the countries highly chaotic and inefficient tax credit and duty drawback system. The CENTER was formed primarily to serve as one of the governments pillars in its export promotion and investment generation drive by making the various tax credit and duty drawback incentive programs readily accessible to legitimate exporters.

    Name : Ernesto Q. Hiansen
    Designation : Executive Director III
    Address : Podium, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 526-8458
    Fax No. : 523-4955
    Email :ehiansen@dof.gov.ph


    Legal Affairs Office
    Provides legal services and opinions to and conducts legal research on the domestic and international aspect of taxes, customs, and tariff, as appropriate within the Department as well as bureaus and offices under it.

    Name : Bayani H. Agabin
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 523-9222
    Email : bagabin@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Danielle Marie S. Rieza-Culangen
    Designation : Director IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 526-0531
    Email : drieza@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Jesus Nathaniel B. Gonzales
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 526-8448-49
    Email : jgonzales@dof.gov.ph



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