Record Tk 2,035cr collection from tax fair
The weeklong annual tax fair ended today, with the National Board of Revenue breaking the event’s previous records of collections, submission returns and number of service recipients.
The tax authority collected Tk 2,035 crore, up about 21.50 percent from the previous year.
Some 1.61 lakh returns were filed at the event, surpassing the previous high of 1.49 lakh registered last year.
The number of service recipients surged to 7.57 lakh, the highest ever in the six-year history of the event, which the NBR introduced to motivate people to pay tax.