Revenue collection

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Can BTCL just hold off paying its dues randomly?

Newly disclosed CAG report says it dodged payment of over Tk 2,200 crore to the exchequer

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Charting the middle-income journey

Bangladesh needs proper macroeconomic management to avoid middle income trap

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Budget 2022-23: More tax for the rich

Bank accounts with upwards of Tk 1 crore in balance are set to face a higher excise duty next fiscal year as the government looks to collect more taxes from the relatively well-off to get close to the lofty revenue collection target.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Hopeless revenue target: No major tax hike planned

Wishy-washy -- is what best describes the government’s stance on scaling up its narrow revenue base, which is posing to become the Achilles’ heel to Bangladesh’s growth aspirations.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Revenue collection shortfall anticipated

It is hardly surprising that a premier think tank in the country has once again calculated that the government in all probability will miss its tax collection target.