National Budget

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    FICCI demands corporate tax cut

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on March 23, 2020

    The Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday urged the government to reduce corporate tax rate by 5 per cent to 10 per...

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    Budget for 2034 will be of a trillion dollar: Kamal

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said that the national budget in Bangladesh for the year 2034 would reach around a trillion US dollar....

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    JS passes nat’l budget

    Shakhawat Hossain  | Updated at 04:17pm on June 30, 2019

    Parliament on Sunday passed on voice vote the Tk 5,23,190 crore national budget for financial year 2019-20 amid criticisms by two BNP lawmakers which were...

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    Budget will benefit all, PM tells JS

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 08:15pm on June 29, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday described the proposed budget for FY 2019-20 as people-friendly, development-oriented and balanced one, saying that everyone would be benefitted...

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    FBCCI wants end of harassment by tax officials

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:05pm on June 27, 2019

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry urged the government to take steps to end harassment of businesses by tax officials. ‘The tax...

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    Mahila Parishad for gender-sensitive budget evaluation cell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01am on June 26, 2019

    Bangladesh Mahila Parishad on Tuesday demanded introduction of an evaluation and morning cell under the finance ministry to evaluate gender sensitive budgets allocated in the...

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    Decline in education quality stems from flawed policy

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 26, 2019

    THE government’s efforts to put up a smokescreen by combining together the allocations for the education and the technology sector in national budgets, despite a...

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    Stocks fall for third day ahead of budget passage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Dhaka stocks inched down on Monday, stretching the fall to the third day, as investors continued trading cautiously ahead of passage of the national budget....

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    National Committee  for scrapping allocations for controversial power plants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:50pm on June 22, 2019

    The National Committee to Protect Oil Gas Mineral Resources Power and Ports on Saturday opposed allocations for the controversial power plants in the proposed budget...

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    Economists say heavy burden of VAT on people proposed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:12pm on June 21, 2019

    A hefty target of Value Added Tax has been proposed in the budget for the fiscal year 2019-20, which would create a heavy burden on...