Bangladesh names 141 taxpayers for awards

Staff Correspondent | Published: 10:12, Jan 27,2021


The National Board of Revenue has published a list of the national-level highest 141 income taxpayers, recognising them for paying the highest amount of income tax in different categories in 2019-2020 fiscal year.

The top individual and corporate taxpayers will be awarded tax card, crest and certificates, according to a gazette notification

Of the taxpayers, 76 will get the award under the individual category, 53 under company category and 12 under other categories, it said.

Golam Dastagir Gazi, Latifur Rahman, Matiur Rahman, Alihussain Akberali and Dr Mustafizur Rahman are selected for the award as the highest taxpayers from senior citizens under the individual category.

Hazi Md Kaus Mia, Syed Abul Hossain, Nazrul Islam Mazumder, Nuruzzaman Khan and Mohammad Kamal will receive the award under businesspeople category.

Rubayat Farzana Hossain, Mahfuz Anam and Dr Jahangir Hossain have become the highest taxpayers from the salaried persons, journalist and physician categories respectively.

Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Rezaul Karim and Foyez Ullah have been selected as the highest taxpayers from lawyers, engineers and architect categories.

Masuk Ahmed from accountants, Seuli Akhter Nipa from new taxpayers, Shakib Al Hasan from athletes, Shakib Khan Rana from actors and actresses, Tahsan Rahman Khan from singers and Kazi Iqbal Harun from other categories will be awarded.

Standard Chartered Bank from banking category, Infrastructure Development Co Ltd from non-banking finance category and Grameenphone from telecommunications category were selected for the award.

Spectra Engineers Ltd, Nestle Bangladesh Ltd, Titas Gas Company Ltd, Akij Jute Mills Ltd, Coats Bangladesh Ltd and Unilever Bangladesh Ltd have been selected from engineering, food and allied, energy, jute, spinning and textiles, and pharmaceuticals and chemicals category respectively.

Media Star Ltd, UDC Construction Ltd, ACS Textile BD Ltd, Bata Shoe Company Bangladesh Ltd and Sheikh Akij Uddin Ltd will also get the award as the highest taxpayers from print and electronic media, real estate, readymade garment, leather and other categories respectively.

SN Corporation, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Police Welfare Trust and Asha have been selected as top taxpayers from the farm, local government, an association of persons and from other categories respectively.  

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