NBR

October 9, 2017
October 9, 2017

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...

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Imported rice brought in after duty cut

The price of rice at importer level came down by Tk 2.50 per kg as the latest duty cut became effective yesterday following issuance of a circular by the National Board of Revenue (NBR).

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

Being VAT Smart

Since the announcement of the new budget, one of the main concerns of consumers countrywide has been the imposition of a flat 15 percent value added tax (VAT) rate on most goods and services.

May 19, 2017
May 19, 2017

NBR official held in Chittagong over graft case

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrests an official of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) from Chittagong for amassing wealth illegally and concealing wealth statement.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Ambitious targets set deliberately

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said he deliberately set an ambitious revenue generation target in the upcoming budget, hoping for more tax collection by the National Board of Revenue. ...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

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...

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

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.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

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

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

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.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Low-cost loans, lands a must to boost investment: MCCI

The leaders of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) demanded a single-digit interest rate on bank loans, low-