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    6,414 Hajj aspirants texted over travel uncertainty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on July 22, 2018

    The religious affairs ministry on Saturday sent text messages to 6,414 aspirant Hajj pilgrims, registered to go to Saudi Arabia under private management, informing them...

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    India scraps tax on sanitary pads in boost for girls' education

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:14am on July 22, 2018

    India scrapped a controversial tax on sanitary pads on Saturday, a move hailed by campaigners who say it will help more girls to go to...

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    Govt taskforce on illegal foreign workers in Bangladesh makes little headway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:58am on July 15, 2018

    A government taskforce on prevention of tax evasion by illegal foreign workers has seen little success in over two years of its operation....

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    Govt may lower ceiling for NRBs to get CIP status

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2018

    The government may lower the ceiling on investment in wage earner development bond, US dollar premium bond and investment bond for awarding commercially important person...

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    Jt body to form long-term framework

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on June 20, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has formed a joint committee to prepare a long-term institutional framework for identifying and solving the problem of a long-standing...

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    7 trade assocs want withdrawal of all taxes on internet use

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on June 20, 2018

    Seven information communication technology and telecommunications-related associations on Wednesday demanded that the government withdraw all types of taxes on internet use it proposed in the...

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    No VAT, tax on remittances: Shahriar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:01pm on June 13, 2018

    State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam on Wednesday urged the Bangladeshis living abroad not to pay heed to any rumor saying no VAT...

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    LTU launches apps for taxpayers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on June 11, 2018

    Large Taxpayers Unit (VAT) of the National Board of Revenue on Monday launched a mobile application to facilitate large taxpayers getting tax related information and...

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    BPGMEA seeks tax reduction for plastic industry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on June 11, 2018

    The Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Monday urged the government to reconsider some of the changes in tax measures for the plastic...

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    Reinstate tax on import of software that are manufactured locally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2018

    Country’s four ICT associations including Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services on Sunday urged the government to reinstate 25 per cent import duty and...