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  • NBR Chairman Nojibur made PM’s principal secy

    National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Nazibur Rahman is made the principal secretary to the prime minister.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Explain legality of broadcasting ads on foreign TV channels: HC

    The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be directed to take necessary steps to stop advertisements on foreign television channels running in Bangladesh.

  • Foreign workers' tax evasion

    The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has declared its intention to go after both the companies hiring foreign nationals and individual foreign nationals working in the country on the issue of tax evasion.

  • NBR seeks Khaleda's bank info

    The National Board of Revenue has asked the banks to turn in information on all accounts of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, according

  • VAT to push up cost of living

    The government has backtracked from its decision to roll out the new VAT law from July due to resistance from businesses and a section of revenue officials and inadequate preparation from the National Board of Revenue.

  • A shop at Bijoy Nagar in Dhaka

    Owners shut shops to press for package VAT

    Shop owners shut their enterprises for an hour in parts of the country including capital Dhaka pressing for keeping the provision of package VAT.

  • Mobile operators for lifting VAT on internet use

    In a pre-budget discussion, mobile operators urges the government to remove value added tax (VAT) on internet use in the upcoming fiscal plan for 2016-17.

  • A new tax law in the works

    The National Board of Revenue has drafted a new income tax law that seeks to keep corporate tax rates identical for all companies and

  • NBR unlikely to allow law enforcers to conduct drive

    The National Board of Revenue is unlikely to give law enforcement agencies the authority to conduct drives against VAT dodgers, NBR officials told The Daily Star yesterday.

  • NBR seeks Debapriya’s bank account details

    The National Board of Revenue (NBR) asks banks to provide financial information on accounts held by Centre for Policy Dialogue’s Distinguished Fellow Debapriya Bhattacharya, his wife and their family members within seven days.

  • 7.5% VAT on English medium school tuition remains

    The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that halted the 7.5 percent value added tax (VAT) on the English medium schools’ tuition fees.

  • 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.

  • VAT on pvt universities withdrawn after mass protests (video)

    Government scraps 7.5 percent VAT on private universities and medical colleges’ tuition fees in face of mass student protests. The decision has been announced in a notice issued from the finance ministry.

  • export-tax

    Exporters to pay 0.6pc tax at source

    Exporters including apparel manufacturers will have to pay 0.6 percent tax at source on their income from exports from the upcoming fiscal year, as the government reduced the rate from the proposed 1 percent.

  • Air travellers to pay more in tax

    Air travellers will now have to pay additional excise tax – between Tk 200 and Tk 500 -- depending on the routes, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) says in a circular.

  • Muhith unveils Tk 2.95 lakh crore budget

    Finance minister is unveiling the budget for 2015-16 fiscal – what is believed to be a jumbo size of around Tk 295,100 crore.

  • Redefining goals of the upcoming budget

    THIS is the time of the year that draws the attention of most people on economic and financial matters. The Finance Ministry and the National