City Accountant LogoThe City Accounting Office acquired its personality with the enactment of Republic Act No. 8508, as amended by Republic Act No. 9232, an Act Converting the Municipality of Antipolo into a Component City to Be Known as the City of Antipolo which took effect on April 4, 1998.

With the express provision of the law granting authority to the Local Government Units and its instrumentalities, the City Accounting Office is deemed to have been conferred with the authority to exercise the powers expressly granted, those necessarily implied therefrom, as well as powers necessary, appropriate, or incidental for its efficient and effective governance and those which are essential to the promotion of the general welfare.