Home » DepEd » Private Lending Institutions to extend loan amortizations for this month

Private Lending Institutions to extend loan amortizations for this month

Private Lending Institutions to extend loan amortizations for this month


Private Lending Institutions to extend loan amortizations for this month.

Youtube

The Department of Education (DepEd) issued an advisory to All DepEd Personnel Concerned and Private Lending Institutions (PLIs) Under the Department’s Automatic Payroll Deduction System (APDS) Program. This is to inform them that the loan amortization is extended this month as some of the areas in the country continue the implementation of Enhanced Community Quarantine.

“Based on the second paragraph of the BSP Deputy Governor’s letter-response, the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Bayanihan Act further provides that the initial 30-day grace period shall be automatically extended if the ECQ period is extended by the President pursuant to his emergency powers under the said Act. Thus, under the Bayanihan Act and its IRR, the extension of the mandatory grace period shall be based on the extended ECQ period declared by the President. This shall cover all lenders without distinction irrespective of their place of operation.” Usec. Annalyn Sevilla

Read: Official Facebook Post

Read the full advisory below:

DepEd ADVISORY (May 7, 2020)



To All DepEd Personnel Concerned and Private Lending Institutions (PLIs) Under the Department’s Automatic Payroll Deduction System (APDS) Program

For your information and ready reference, attached is a copy of the letter-response dated May 4, 2020, from Deputy Governor Chuchie G. Fonacier, Office of the Governor, Financial Supervision Sector, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), in relation to this Department’s request for clarification on the President’s decision to extend the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), as to whether or not the extension of the 30-day mandatory grace period on loan payments pursuant to Section 4 (aa) of Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act” will be applied nationwide or in certain areas only.



Based on the second paragraph of the BSP Deputy Governor’s letter-response, the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Bayanihan Act further provides that the initial 30-day grace period shall be automatically extended if the ECQ period is extended by the President pursuant to his emergency powers under the said Act. Thus, under the Bayanihan Act and its IRR, the extension of the mandatory grace period shall be based on the extended ECQ period declared by the President. This shall cover all lenders without distinction irrespective of their place of operation.

Considering the above response from BSP and since majority of the APDS accredited PLIs agreed that no deductions will be effected during the ECQ period, based on the communication made by this Department in a General Letter (GL) dated April 7, 2020, this Department shall not remit to the PLIs including Land Bank of the Philippines and Pag-IBIG Fund, but instead refund the loan amortizations deducted from the May 2020 salaries of the concerned DepEd personnel nationwide. It is worthy to mention that most of these PLIs opted for the Minimum Relief based on the Bayanihan Law and the Department of Finance’s IRR, which states in part that “No deductions will be effected during the ECQ period.”


Moreover, the loan amortizations due to the Government Service Insurance System and DepEd Provident Fund were already effected in the May 2020 payroll pursuant to paragraph 21.2.2 (b) of DepEd Order No. 3, s. 2020. Otherwise, the said deductions shall also be refunded to all DepEd personnel concerned within this month.

The termination dates for the said loan amortizations shall be automatically extended in DepEd’s payroll program for another one month.

Please be guided accordingly. Thank you.

Read more: DepEd Advisories



Enter your email address below to get updates via email:

Disclaimer:
TEACH PINAS is not affiliated, associated, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected to any government organization. All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. We, the admins/staff, do not claim any ownership to some contents posted here. If you own rights to those and do not wish them to appear on this site, please contact us via e-mail: [email protected] and we will take necessary actions ASAP. TEACH PINAS does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability, and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this website (www.teachpinas.com), is strictly at your own risk. TEACH PINAS will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website. Read more...

About the author

Teach Pinas

Philippine Community Website for Teachers
www.teachpinas.com
About Us

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

error: Sorry, content is protected!