The Office of the City Treasurer of Makati opens its satellite realty tax payment centers on scheduled dates in barangay (village) halls starting this Tuesday, for the convenience of property owners. The payment centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The taxpayers only need to present the previous receipt as basis for their tax due and will get an electronic receipt. Available for July 4 are Barangays Bel-Air and Urdaneta, while Forbes Park and Dasmariñas on July 5. On July 6 are the villages of Magallanes and San Lorenzo; July 7 will be Barangays Bangkal, Pio del Pilar, San Isidro, Palanan and San Antonio. On July 10, payment centers will be open in Barangays La Paz, Santa Cruz, Singkamas, Tejeros and Kasilawan; July 11 in Barangay Carmona, Olympia, Valenzuela, Poblacion and Guadalupe Viejo; July 12 – Guadalupe Nuevo, Pinagkaisahan, Pitogo, Cembo and South Cembo. Scheduled to open on July 13 are West Rembo, East Rembo, Comembo, Pembo and Rizal. As of April this year, Makati has achieved 95 percent of its full-year target collection from realty taxes with almost P3.9 billion which is nine percent higher than the same period last year.