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  • NBR to install electronic registers at retail, wholesale this month

    The National Board of Revenue is going to start installation of electronic transaction registers termed as electronic fiscal device from this month at retail and wholesale levels, says NBR Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan.

  • National Income Tax Day 2019 Observation

    NBR observes Nat'l Income Tax Day

    With a target to raise awareness on income tax and encourage people to pay taxes regularly, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) organises a colourful rally in Dhaka.

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    NBR to receive tax return submissions Dec 1

    Tax payers will be able to submit their income tax returns on December 1 (Sunday) as the last date of submission, November 30, is a weekly holiday.

  • Bangladesh tax fair

    Tax fair ends with record Tk 2613cr collection

    The week-long tax fair ends amid huge participation of taxpayers enabling the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to log a record Tk 2613 crore taxes.

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    Stop entry of casino items

    The National Board of Revenue yesterday directed all customs houses to prevent entry of casino equipment into the country. The directive came amid law enforcement agencies’ ongoing drive against illegal casinos and gambling, and seizure of casino equipment from some renowned sporting clubs in the capital.

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    ‘Tk 300cr’ at Shamim’s accounts; NBR seeks info

    Central Intelligence Cell (CIC) of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) decides to give instruction to all banks to provide information on the accounts of SM Golam Kibria Shamim.

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    Govt withdraws import duty on dengue test kits

    The National Board of Revenue has withdrawn import duty, value-added tax, advance tax and advance income tax on dengue test kits, dengue test reagents and test kits for platelet and plasma.

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    Import taxes withdrawn from dengue test kits, reagents

    The National Board of Revenue (NBR) withdraws till October 31 all the taxes previously imposed on importing dengue fever detection kits and reagents.

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    Majority don’t pay income tax: NBR

    About four crore people in the country have capacity to pay tax but majority of them do not pay tax on their income, National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman says.

  • Don’t harass businessmen during VAT collection: NBR chief

    National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan asks his officials not to harass businessmen during the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT).

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    VAT, SD exempted on import of sanitary napkin, diaper raw materials

    The National Board of Revenue (NBR)exempts Value Added Tax (VAT) and supplementary duty on the import of raw materials of sanitary napkin and diaper to encourage domestic production of the two hygiene products for women and babies.

  • Tax Receipts in Bangladesh

    Tax Receipts in 9 Months: Tk 50,500cr short of target

    Revenue collection is poised to fall short of target by a big margin this fiscal year, with receipts growing the lowest in five years in the first nine months due to sluggish collection of customs tariff and value-added tax. Between July last year and March this year, the National Board of Revenue

  • GP mobile operator

    Govt asks GP to pay Tk 12579.95 cr

    The government has sent a notice claiming Tk 12579.95 crore dues from Grameenphone. Of the total amount, the leading mobile phone operator owes Tk 8494.01 crore to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and Tk 4085.94 crore to National Board of Revenue (NBR).

  • Import duty cuts for ATM and CCTV camera

    Duty cuts for ATM, CCTV camera assembly

    The National Board of Revenue has reduced the tariff on import of parts of automated teller machines (ATMs) and closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras to facilitate the gadgets' assembly in the hi-tech parks.

  • Income Tax Return 2018

    Tax offices to stay open Friday, Saturday

    Tax offices will remain open tomorrow and the day after for filing of income tax returns ahead of the December 2 deadline set by the government.

  • Why tax solar panels?

    It is befuddling why the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to slap value added taxes that would amount to a 27 percent levy, on the import of solar panels. This is at a time when Bangladesh is set to explore and develop its solar power possibilities through numerous projects. These include solar home systems, solar irrigation and solar power plants in various parts of the country.

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    Scope for whitening money to continue in next budget: NBR chairman

    National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan says the scope for whitening of undisclosed money will continue in the national budget for fiscal year 2018-19 (FY19) as money will be laundered if such scope is scrapped.

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    Pahela Baishakh: NBR to organise Halkhata Day

    National Board of Revenue (NBR) is going to organise Halkhata Day for the second time marking Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year.

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    NBR unfreezes Robi’s accounts after VAT pay assurance

    Hours within a Supreme Court order today, Robi manages to unfreeze its bank accounts after agreeing to pay due VAT to National Board of Revenue (NBR).

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    HC stays NBR step on freezing Robi’s bank account

    The High Court stays the National Board of Revenue’s decision of freezing the bank accounts of Robi Axiata Ltd.

  • Robi Bank Accounts freeze by NBR

    NBR freezes Robi's bank accounts over unpaid VAT

    The National Board of Revenue yesterday froze the bank accounts of Robi Axiata Ltd, the country's second largest

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    NBR freezes Robi-Axiata’s bank account over tax evasion

    National Board of Revenue (NBR) freezes the bank account of mobile operator Robi-Axiata for three working days on allegation of evasion of over Tk 18.72 crore as value added tax (VAT) and supplementary duties.

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    Banks remain open till 8pm today, tomorrow

    Banks will remain open today and tomorrow until 8:00pm to help people pay taxes and submit income tax returns within the given deadline.

  • 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.

  • Mobile operators for withdrawal of tax burden

    Mobile operators association urges the government to withdraw the tax burden over mobile usage like supplementary duty and surcharge on all services.

  • Govt to introduce Oct 30 as Tax Day

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposes to set October 30 as the official ‘Tax Day’ changing it from September 30.

  • Govt backtracks on new VAT law

    The government has backtracked on its move to implement the new VAT law from the start of the new fiscal year in the face of resistance from businesses, a section of revenue officials and inadequate preparation by the National Board of Revenue (NBR).

  • 15% VAT won’t be imposed at a time: Tofail

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the government will not impose 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on businessmen at a time.

  • Income tax fair begins today

    The sixth annual tax fair begins throughout the country from today.

  • HC questions VAT on private university tuition fee

    The High Court questions legality of imposing 7.5 percent value-added tax (VAT) on tuition fees of private universities.

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