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    Uniform VAT rate for three consecutive yrs

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:51pm on June 01, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said a single and uniform VAT rate will be applicable for three consecutive years from the...

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    Govt imposes supplementary duty on junk food

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on June 01, 2017

    The government has imposed 10 per cent supplementary duty at local supply stage on fast food also known as junk food considering the...

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    Tk 28,126 cr for road transport ministry

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:52pm on June 01, 2017

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday placed the proposed national budget for 2017-18 FY in the Jatiya Sangsad proposing...

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    No change in tax exemption threshold

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:49pm on June 01, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed that the tax exemption threshold will remain unchanged for the next fiscal...

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    Poverty declines to 23.2pc, per capita income stands at $1602

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:15pm on June 01, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith in his budget speech on Thursday mentioned that the country’s poverty rate has come down to...

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    Govt eyes Tk 87,887cr in VAT receipt in FY18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on May 30, 2017

    The government has set an ‘ambitious’ revenue mobilisation target for the National Board of Revenue for the upcoming fiscal year (2017-2018), envisaging the highest collection...

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    Govt likely to backtrack on SD withdrawal decision in new law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on May 25, 2017

    The government is likely to backtrack on its plan to withdraw the import-stage supplementary duty imposed on around 1,192 products amid strong oppositions from the...

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    Stocks rise for 3rd day on VAT rate cut reports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on May 24, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced on Wednesday for the third day as investors were optimistic at the hints of value-added-tax rate reduction and interest rate cut on...

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    Tax at source for export sector to rise in budget, says Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on May 24, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday said that the government would raise the tax at source for the export sector in the upcoming budget for...

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    100 more goods, services to be on VAT waiver list

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:59pm on May 24, 2017

    The government is set to allow value-added tax exemption to another 100 essential goods and services in the coming national budget, widening the VAT-free areas...