tax

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...

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

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.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

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...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

'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.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

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...

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

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.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

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”...

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

'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...

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

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.

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

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'...

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

'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.