Mahmudul Hasan

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Tech giants must submit income tax returns

Tech giants such as Google or Meta (Facebook) will have to submit income tax returns from next fiscal year.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Turnover tax for start-ups to be slashed

The government today proposed cutting the turnover tax for start-ups to 0.1 per cent from the current 0.6 per cent in the next fiscal year.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Mobile handsets to be costlier

The price of the handsets will go up as the government today proposed 5 percent value-added tax on mobile handset sales.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Shanta Lifestyle to offer one-stop interior solution

People often get confused about how they will design their homes to embody an aesthetically pleasing environment and where they will find items of brands they desire.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

New VAT likely for handsets, internet

The government is likely to hike value-added tax (VAT) on broadband internet and impose a 5 per cent VAT on handsets manufacturing in the upcoming budget, which will increase handset and internet prices from next fiscal year. 

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Mercantile Bank puts sustainability at heart for growth

Mercantile Bank Ltd has targeted sustainable long-term business growth as part of its plans to become the top financial institution in Bangladesh in terms of sustainability, said its top executive.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022
ICT

Mobile subscribers up in April, internet users drop

The number of mobile network subscribers in Bangladesh rose for three consecutive months to reach an all-time high in April while internet usage slipped that same month.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Govt, BB steps well-timed

Bangladesh’s recent austerity and regulatory measures aimed at curbing non-essential imports, suspending the implementation of projects with high import components and cancelling the foreign tours of officials will send a positive signal to the market and the economy, according to economists.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022
ICT

48% mobile phone customers in Bangladesh have a smartphone

Smartphone penetration in Bangladesh is fast approaching 50 per cent as the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies to work, study and find entertainment using smart devices.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Foodpanda looks to tap growth opportunities

When the coronavirus pandemic hit Bangladesh in 2020, food delivery platform foodpanda accelerated its expansion to establish its footprint across the country as demand rose.