The Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) is the anti-corruption arm of the Department of Finance created by Executive Order 259 (December 17, 2003) investigates allegations of corruption in the Department of Finance and it’s attached agencies such as the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the Bureau of Customs, the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Bureau of the 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).

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