SEAL AND CREDO
[BTr Seal] [Credo]
Filipino nation had its first national Treasurer in the
person of Baldomero Aguinaldo who was appointed by President
Emilio Aguinaldo as Secretary of the Treasury. The imposition
and collection of taxes became its principal functions.
Philippine Commission headed by William H. Taft created the
Bureau of Insular Treasury which was tasked to receive and
disburse public funds and account for the same. It also began
the supervision of the countryís banks.
Bureau of Insular Treasury was placed under executive control
of the Department of Finance and Justice by Section 3 of Act
Bureau of Insular Treasury was renamed to Bureau of the Treasury
by Act No. 1679 and given the additional task of coinage and
Bureau of Banking assumed the supervision of the countryís
banks from the Bureau of the Treasury.
The Bonding Law was passed based on a provision of the Administrative
Code in 1917.
Act No. 265 transferred the functions of coinage and currency
printing from the Bureau to the newly organized Central Bank
of the Philippines.
branches were opened throughout the country.
implementation of the Integrated Reorganization Plan of the
government under RA 6130 reorganized the Bureau into three
major services namely: Financial and Administrative Service,
Cash Operations Service, and Public Debt Management.
Bureauís Regional Offices were established: La Union - Region
I, Tuguegarao - Region II, San Fernando - Region III, Batangas
- Region IV, Manila - National Capital Region (NCR), Legaspi
- Region V, Iloilo - Region VI, Cebu - Region VII, Tacloban
- Region VIII, Zamboanga - Region IX, Cagayan de Oro - Region
X, Davao - Region XI, and Cotabato - Region XII to coordinate
the provincial offices.
Order 127 reorganized the Bureau with the following mandates:
formulating the nationís policies on financial management;
public borrowing and capital market development; preparing
annual projections of revenues, expenditures, cash position
and borrowings in coordination with NEDA, DBM and BSP; managing
the financial assets and controlling the liabilities of the
National Government (NG); maintaining the books of accounts
of all NG financial transactions; undertake the fidelity bonding
of all accountable public officials; and administer the Fidelity
Bureau assumed the fiscal functions which RA 7653 mandates
to be transferred from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to
the Department of Finance, namely, the issue, service and
redemption of Government Securities.
The Bond Sinking Fund and the Securities Stabilization Fund
began to be managed by the Bureau as fiscal agent.
The electronic auction of the Philippine Government Securities
called the Automated Debt Auction Processing System (ADAPS),
the first of its kind in Asia, was introduced for a faster,
more transparent and accurate auctions.
assumption of the management of Special Guaranty Fund by the
BTr as fiscal agent.
The introduction of the scripless electronic and real time
transactions on government securities to eliminate the attendant
risk as well as the cost of moving physical securities called
the Registry of Scriptless Securities (RoSS).
democratization of government securities and empowerment of
small savers through the offering of the Small Investors program
of the Small-Denominated Treasury Bonds as part of SIP.
Implemented Executive Order No.449 which further reorganized
of the 25-year Treasury Bond. Only Japan and Philippines offer
this longest T-Bond instrument in Asia.
Established the BTr Provident Fund, Inc. as a non-stock and
non-profit institution which provides additional benefits
to BTr employees.
of the listing and trading of small-denominated treasury bonds
at the Philippine Stock Exchange on January 15, 2001
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Represents the National Coverage of the Bureau of the Treasury
Year the Treasury of the Philippines was established. On November 2, 1897,
President Emilio Aguinaldo appointed Baldomero Aguinaldo as the Secretary of Treasury.
Thus, the first National Treasury Officec was constituted.
Symbolizes the need for the eagleís eyes in watching over national funds,
and eagleís capacity to soar to greater heights of achievements, and strong claws
to firmly hold the key to the national coffers.
Represents the key to the vaults where funds of the
Republic of the Philippines are safely kept.
I am a Civil Servant to the Bureau of the Treasury.
As such, I believe in the Spirit of Service.
It is my cherished principle and purpose.
I value the trust and confidence reposed on me.
I offer back my loyalty to the institution.
I value my integrity and professionalism.
I commit to protect them.
I value the talents bestowed on me by God.
I endeavor to sharpen them always and must bear fruit.
I value my colleagues and my co-workers.
I strive to lead, inspire and be selfless.
I give my whole in carrying out the duties and responsibilities entrusted to me
through,Competence and diligence in my work;
Refinement in my words and deeds;
Justice and fairness in my decisions;
Openness and teamwork in dealing with others;
Accountability for all my actions.
All this I will promote and nurture through my work,
in the service of my beloved Bureau,
my country and God Almighty.
Bureau of the Treasury: Mission & Mandate