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Kaus Mia gets tax card Md Kaus Mia, receiving tax card as highest first tax payer in business category in the fiscal year 2015-16 from the Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith MP at the NRB Bhaban in the city recently. NBR Chairman Md Nojibur Rahman was also present Read More »

India demonetisation hits trade thru’ Benapole Land Port

India’s sudden move to replace 500 and 1,000 rupee notes has halved the trade with Bangladesh through the Benapole land port in Jessore, reports  Opening of trade instruments like LCs and TTs have drastically dropped at banks in Benapole as Indian traders have asked their Bangladeshi counterparts to not do so now anticipating losses. In a televised address on ... Read More »

No holiday for tax offices till November 30 All tax offices will remain open on the next weekly holidays to facilitate submission of income tax returns by individual taxpayers within the deadline of November 30, the National Board of Revenue said yesterday. The tax offices will be open from 9:00am to 8:00pm every day till November 30, NBR spokesperson Syed A Momen told The Daily Star over ... Read More »

Jamdani gets GI registration certificate The Bangladesh government gave a certificate of proprietorship to Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) recognizing Jamdani as a registered geographical indication (GI) product. Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, on behalf of Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (DPDT) handed over the certificate to BSCIC chairman Mushtak Hasan Muhammad Iftikhar at a programme at the ministry on Thursday. ... Read More »

Bangladesh gets ASOCIO Digital Govt award

IT Correspondent The Information Communication Technology (ICT) division of Bangladesh government received ‘Digital Government Award 2016’ on Tuesday.   Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) announced the award in a ceremony at Yangon in Myanmar, according to a press release.   ASOCIO, an alliance of IT industry associations representing economies in Asia and Oceania, handed over the award to State Minster ... Read More »

NBR to hold meetings with businessmen National Board of Revenue (NBR) will hold meetings with businessmen to resolve the VAT (value-added tax)-related problems. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith directed the NBR to take action in this regard.   The finance minister held a meeting with NBR officials at the Secretariat on Tuesday and asked them to sit with the businessmen in a bid to ... Read More »

NBR to award tax cards to 141 The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is set to honour 141 taxpayers including 76 individuals and 53 companies with tax cards for their exemplary compliance. The tax cards will be given in 18 categories for individual taxpayers, 14 categories for companies and four categories for firms and other taxpayers at the national level.   Individual taxpayers include freedom fighters, ... Read More »

NBR to felicitate 141 top taxpayers The National Board of Revenue is set to honour 141 taxpayers, including 76 individuals with tax cards later this month, for their exemplary compliance. “We are going to honour more taxpayers so that more people feel encouraged to be compliant,” said a senior official of NBR seeking to remain unnamed. The tax cards will be given in 18 categories ... Read More »

Bangladeshis get bulk of high-powered expat jobs Bangladeshis form the majority of the 166,817 foreigners working in Malaysia in managerial positions and at jobs requiring technical skills, reports Malaysian newspaper, Free Malaysia Today. Bangladeshis account for 62,110 expatriates or 37 percent of the total expatriate workforce in the country, according to a report of the Malaysian home ministry. There are also high numbers of expatriates from ... Read More »

Traders face huge lose due to barriers unloading containers

Chittagong Correspondent Traders face a huge loss due to indecision and excuses of Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) in case of unloading imported products by Hanjin logo attached containers.   Meanwhile two cargo ships went back from the port as the authority did not allow unloading products.   Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is not allowing to unload products imported by Hanjin ... Read More »