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  • Separate tax fair for women in Ctg: NBR

    The National Board of Revenue plans to organise separate fair for female taxpayers in Chittagong this year, NBR Chairman Md Nojibur

  • Countries need more than money to cope with shocks: Report

    Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany are among the best placed wealthy countries to cope with shocks like large-scale migration due to their strong safety nets, education programmes and economic opportunities, says a global report by KPMG.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Reduce VAT to tolerable level: BNP

    BNP urges the government to reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) to a tolerable level in the proposed budget for 2017-18 fiscal year. The 15% VAT proposed in the budget is the highest among South and South-East Asian countries, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

  • High taxes dent telecom sector's growth: operators

    Mobile operators yesterday blamed high taxes on handsets and duties on mobile services for less-than-expected growth of 3G and other telecom services in Bangladesh.

  • New VAT law would also boost income tax collection

    Implementation of the new VAT law would not only help the government to earn more from sales receipts but also from income taxes,

  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    Talks on VAT: Muhith, businessmen exchange heated words

    A forum of businessmen exchanges heated words with Finance Minister AMA Muhith centering FBCCI’s proposal on VAT. The argument took place at a meeting jointly organised by National Board of Revenue (NBR) and FBCCI.

  • Tarana Halim

    Govt working to cut internet price: Tarana

    Bangladesh government is working to reduce internet price at the consumer-level, State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim says.

  • nbr-chief-Md Nojibur Rahman

    Sweets for tax payers on Chaitra Sankranti: NBR

    For the very first time in its history, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) is going to offer sweets to the tax payers marking Chaitra Sankranti – the end of the last month of the Bangla Year. In line with Bangla tradition, NBR will also celebrate Halkhata on Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year.

  • abuse of diplomatic privileges

    Abuse of diplomatic privileges: Luxury car seized in Dhaka

    Customs officials seize a luxury vehicle as what they say it was brought into the country by abusing diplomatic privileges.

  • wb-duty-free

    WB hands over another duty-free vehicle

    With a vow to support the ongoing investigation of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID), the World Bank has handed over another car, 11 days after the directorate sought information about 16 vehicles brought into the country duty-free.

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