VAT collection

Predictable yet unachievable

Writing on budget has become a challenge for me not only because so much has already been discussed, but there is barely anything original in the budget.

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 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Predictable yet unachievable

Writing on budget has become a challenge for me not only because so much has already been discussed, but there is barely anything original in the budget.