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    NBR misses Q1 revenue target by Tk 3,184cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on November 21, 2016

    Revenue collection by the National Board of Revenue fell short of target by Tk 3,184 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal year mainly due to a slower growth in the collection of income tax and customs duty in the period...

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    NBR names 141 taxpayers for tax cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on November 21, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue on Monday published the names of the 141 national income tax card recipients (individual and corporate) in the national level for the fiscal year of 2015-2016...

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    BB warns 9 new banks against rising defaulted loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on November 21, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday warned nine new commercial banks against rising defaulted loans at the banks and asked them (banks) to speed up the recovery of the defaulted loans...

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    Theresa May wants post-Brexit UK at ‘cutting edge’

    BBC | Updated at 01:58pm on November 21, 2016

    Theresa May is to reach out to business leaders by pledging an extra £2bn a year in funding for scientific research and development by...

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    Confusion surfaces over DESCO share offloading

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:55pm on November 20, 2016

    Confusion surfaced over offloading another 10 per cent shares of Dhaka Electric Supply Company to the capital market as the officials of the entity denied any such final decision...

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    Traders postpone planned strike over VAT dispute after meeting NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on November 20, 2016

    Babosayee Oikkya Forum, a platform of small and medium traders, on Sunday postponed their planned indefinite strike demanding restoration of package value-added tax and other issues for 10 days following a meeting with the National Board of Revenue...

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    5 ways Indians are dodging ‘black money’ crackdown

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 11:44pm on November 20, 2016

    From deploying ‘cash coolies’ to buying Rolex watches, Indians have found unique ways to dodge the government’s surprise move to withdraw high value bills in a bid to tackle widespread corruption and tax evasion...

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    DSE Brokers Assoc gets 15 directors for two years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on November 20, 2016

    The DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh on Sunday elected its fifteen directors for the next two years...

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    BB meets 9 new banks today as defaulted loans rise further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on November 20, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank will hold today a meeting with nine new commercial banks as their defaulted loans increased significantly in recent months...

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    Tk 5,950 proposed as minimum wage for soap, cosmetics sector workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on November 20, 2016

    The Minimum Wage Board has finalised its draft proposal recommending Tk 5,950 as the minimum monthly wage for the workers and employees in the soap and cosmetics sector...