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  • 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.

  • 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

  • Proposed VAT, Tax Measures: Major changes likely

    Unlike previous budgets, which were passed by parliaments with minor changes, this year's proposed budget could have major

  • Ministers stand by Muhith

    Ministers and senior MPs from the ruling alliance yesterday in parliament spoke in defence of Finance Minister AMA Muhith and

  • New Vat Plan: Govt may back off for now

    The government may backtrack on its plan to implement the new VAT law from July this year, in the face of pressure from a section of

  • Neymar to stand trial

    Neymar, Barcelona and Santos will stand trial on fraud and corruption charges over the transfer of the Brazilian forward after their appeals were turned down by Spain's High Court on Monday.

  • Arrest warrant for Wasim Akram

    A local court in Karachi on Tuesday issued arrest warrants against former star cricketer Wasim Akram, after he failed to appear before the court during last 31 hearings of a case, it has been learnt.

  • C'Ron declared 20m euros in Swiss banks

    Cristiano Ronaldo declared income of over 225 million euros in 2015, including 20 million euros held in 22 Swiss bank accounts, a Spanish newspaper reported Sunday as the Real Madrid star battles accusations of tax evasion.

  • Ronaldo publishes details of 225m-euro income

    Cristiano Ronaldo published his financial records on Thursday which showed the Real Madrid star declared income of more than 225 million euros in 2015 as he battled accusations of tax evasion.

  • ‘Corruption case a complication for Neymar’

    A Spanish corruption case surrounding Neymar's transfer from Santos to Barcelona in 2013 is certain to influence the Brazil forward's form, national team coach Tite said on Monday.

  • Eto'o faces massive tax fraud charges

    Spanish prosecutors have recommended that Cameroonian football great Samuel Eto'o be handed a 10-year jail sentence and

  • Neymar nears trial over transfer corruption case

    The prospect of Barcelona superstar Neymar standing trial moved closer Monday as a Madrid judge accepted an appeal by prosecutors for corruption charges to be brought against the Brazilian, a court filing said.

  • Doha airport brings in passenger tax

    Qatar's international airport is to charge passengers an exit tax as the energy-reliant emirate adjusts to falling oil prices.

  • Barca ask fans to stand by Messi

    Barcelona have launched a campaign in support of Lionel Messi and his father Jorge after the Argentine pair were sentenced to prison terms this week over tax fraud.

  • Barca vow to back Messi after 'personal attack'

    Barcelona vow to support Lionel Messi following his decision to appeal against the 21-month jail sentence handed down to him by a Spanish court after being found guilty of fiscal fraud and believe the verdict is "an attack on his person".

  • Barca agree to settle tax fraud

    Barcelona agree to pay a fine of 5.5 million euros to the Spanish authorities to settle a tax fraud case over the transfer of Brazil international Neymar in 2013.

  • Neymar trial on the cards

    Neymar could follow FC Barcelona fellow star Lionel Messi to court after Spanish prosecutors asked for the Brazilian striker to be tried over his murky multi-million-euro transfer to the Catalan giants.

  • 'I knew nothing'

    Argentina football star Lionel Messi says he trusted his father with his finances and "knew nothing" about how his wealth was managed as he took the stand at his tax fraud trial.

  • real-estate

    Proposal to reduce withholding tax rates for real estate sector

    With a plan to relieve big cities including Dhaka of the pressure of excessive population, Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposes to reduce withholding tax rates for real estate sector in the 2016-17 fiscal year budget.

  • Messi tax fraud trial opens in Spain

    The trial of Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi on tax fraud charges is due to start in Spain.

  • Opinion: Inspiring case of surrendering duty free car

    In the last two months, two news stories on tax dodging of luxury cars came out in The Daily Star. One story talked about the cunning act of a tax dodger, and the other talks about an “unusual” person who has surrendered his Lexus car because he could not pay the tax that piled up over the years.

  • 'Panama Papers' law firm says 'hacked by servers abroad'

    One of the founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the explosive "Panama Papers" revelations on off-shore holdings, told AFP on Tuesday his company was hacked by servers abroad.

  • Newspaper owners must pay staff’s income tax: SC

    The Supreme Court upholds a wage board provision that instructs the owners of newspapers and news agencies to pay the income tax of their employees.

  • Five things that are wrong with Norway

    Is life in the world's nicest country all it's made out to be? Most of those surveyed, mainly Norwegians, said yes. But, for balance, here are some aspects of Norwegian life that don't tick everyone's boxes.

  • 'Neymar could be forced to leave Barcelona'

    Neymar could be forced to leave Barcelona due to his ongoing tax fraud case, according to the Brazilian's father.

  • Japan relapses into recession in July-Sept

    Japan's economy slid back into recession in July-September as uncertainty over the overseas outlook hurt business investment.

  • Facebook paid £4,327 corporation tax in 2014

    Social network giant Facebook pays just £4,327 ($6,643) in corporation tax in 2014, its latest UK results show.

  • Messi cleared in tax case, father accused

    Barcelona prosecutors have cleared Lionel Messi in a tax fraud case but are seeking an 18-month prison sentence for his father, Jorge.

  • Income tax fair begins today

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

  • Sotheby’s to sell late owner’s $500m art

    Works by Modigliani, Picasso and Thomas Gainsborough, owned by the former owner of Sotheby's, are to be sold by the auction house later this year.

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