Sohel Parvez

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

How to maximise tax benefits?

When Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal unveiled his plans for the next fiscal year, many had expectations that the minister would offer some relief to individual taxpayers and enable them to have...

June 9, 2021
June 9, 2021

Pran widening global footprint

For around two decades, Swapan Debnath has operated a convenience store called Narayan Varieties in the Keprampara area of Agartala, the capital of the northeastern Indian state of Tripura.

June 4, 2021
June 4, 2021

Businesses get tax boost

By the time you pick up this newspaper, you might have already been aware of the major changes in personal and corporate tax rates proposed for the next fiscal year.

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

The challenge is to scale up impactful public expenditure

With the new national budget set to be announced today, The Daily Star caught up with Debapriya Bhattacharya, a distinguished fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue, for his take on potential...

June 2, 2021
June 2, 2021

Clinics outside major cities to get tax break

The government will likely offer a 10-year full tax exemption in order to encourage private investors to establish hospitals outside of four districts, including Dhaka and Chattogram.

May 30, 2021
May 30, 2021

Govt to tighten rules for payment of over Tk 50,000 by businesses

The government may make it mandatory for businesses to use formal channels such as banks and mobile financial services for transactions involving more than Tk 50,000 from the next fiscal year.

May 28, 2021
May 28, 2021

Agri-machinery makers may get 10-year tax break

The government is planning to offer a 10-year tax exemption for agricultural machinery manufacturing in order to encourage investment and support farmers’ growing appetite for machines to increase...

May 26, 2021
May 26, 2021

Govt mulls higher tax to curb fake fish farming claims

High earners from fish and poultry hatchery as well as fish farming are likely to lose the privilege of income tax reductions from fiscal 2021-22 as the government plans to introduce a new slab to...

May 25, 2021
May 25, 2021

10-year tax exemption likely for new home appliance makers

The government is likely to offer a 10-year tax exemption to investments in manufacturing of home appliance to diversify the country’s manufacturing base and cut import dependence, said finance...

May 24, 2021
May 24, 2021

Women entrepreneurs may get tax relief

Women entrepreneurs may receive a relief in tax payment on their incomes from businesses in the coming fiscal year, said an official of the finance ministry.