Bangladesh Budget 2018-19

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

‘No VAT on online shopping’

Online shopping will be excluded from the purview of 5 percent value added tax (VAT) that was proposed on virtual businesses in the budget for FY 2018-19.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Health sector uncared for

Asad Kazi of Bagerhat was advised dialysis for kidney disease. His wife Hawa told doctors that they wanted medicinal treatment as dialysis would cost them Tk 7,000 a month on average.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Education lacks due attention

As the government had formulated National Education Policy immediately after coming to power in 2009, educationists started advocating for spending at least six percent of the GDP for education.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

DIGITAL SERVICES: When popular, made pricier

Customer will have to pay more for products and service bought from one's mobile phone as the government yesterday introduced a 5 percent value-added tax on those from next fiscal year and...

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Lofty goals, fragile base

It looks like another repeat story. ...

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Interest burden getting heavier

Interest payments get the fourth highest allocation, which is also higher than the combined allocation for health, social security and welfare in the proposed budget for 2018-19.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Jobs there, not right skills

Samidul Haque obtained a BBA degree from a private university a year ago.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Business-as-usual budget

Finance Minister AMA Muhith presented the FY2018-19 national budget to parliament yesterday. This is a historic event in the sense that it is his tenth consecutive budget that reflects the...

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

History of Budget

National Budget 2018-19 ....