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    Excise duty structure not in synch with independence war spirit

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 01, 2017

    THE government has, in the passage of the national budget for the 2018 financial year on Thursday, trodden back on its earlier proposal that the...

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    BNP, left parties term budget ‘anti‑people’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 30, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday said the government’s decision to keep the VAT law 2012 on hold was ‘ill-motivated’ while left political parties slammed the...

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    Proposed uniform 15pc VAT may implement next year: Inu

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50pm on June 22, 2017

    Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday said proposed uniform 15 per cent value added tax on all goods and services might...

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    Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Jose Mourinho’s advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in taxes to the Spanish authorities...

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    Mourinho accused of tax fraud

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2017

    Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused by Spanish authorities of failing to pay 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in taxes at Real Madrid as star...

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    No supplementary duty on gas after LNG import

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:24am on June 19, 2017

    The government has decided to waive 93.24 per cent supplementary duty on natural gas after it would begin to import Liquefied Natural Gas from late...

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    Govt’s tax collection from DSE drops by 57pc in May

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on June 18, 2017

    The government revenue from Dhaka Stock Exchange dropped sharply 57.31 per cent or Tk 20.10 crore in May due to major decline in turnover on...

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    NBR attaches bank accounts of 2 ICB cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on June 15, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue on Thursday attached bank accounts of two subsidiaries of the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh for non-payment of corporate tax of...

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    India govt approves anti-dumping duty on B’desh hydrogen peroxide

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on June 15, 2017

    India’s government has approved imposition of anti-dumping duty of up to $118 per tonne on import of hydrogen peroxide from Bangladesh and four other countries,...

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    Muhith finally hints at cutting down excise duty on deposit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday hinted at cutting down the proposed excise duty on deposits against the backdrop of huge criticism against the budgetary...