Bangladesh National Budget 2018-19

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

MCCI upset over proposed corporate tax structure

Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI) expresses discontent over the proposed corporate tax structure in the budget for fiscal 2018-19.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

History of Budget

National Budget 2018-19 ....

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

New squeeze for middle class

Shifa Hosne and her husband have been saving up money to buy a small flat in the city, where property price is already way beyond the capacity of service holders with fixed income.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Digital marketing to come under tax net

The government plans following in Europe's footsteps to tap digital marketing's popularity, with Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday proposing introducing provisions on taxing earnings of networking tech giants such as Facebook, Google and Youtube.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Supplementary Budget: Muhith says sorry for inadequate discussions

For the first time in Bangladesh, a finance minister apologised for his inability to create an opportunity to hold elaborate discussions on supplementary budget in parliament.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Raising revenue an uphill battle: businesses

Chamber and trade body leaders yesterday said the government would struggle to generate higher revenue in the course of implementing the budget in the election year.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Bowing to banks

The government is continuing to treat banks with kid gloves instead of going tough on them for the rampant financial irregularities and continued poor judgement.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Rich to be barred from buying savings tools

The government is going to connect the national savings certificate (NSC) buyers' database with that used in the creation of national identity (NID) cards to prevent the certificates from going into the hands of ineligible people.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

No cheers in tax measures

Every year when the budget is placed in the parliament, Taufiq Hasan, a 35-year-old private sector employee, gets all worked up about which products and services he would have to pay more the following fiscal year.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Budget not realistic: analysts

The proposed budget for the next fiscal year is unrealistic, as it lacks significant structural and policy changes, analysts said in their immediate reaction yesterday.