National Budget

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    Q1 budget implementation decelerates: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on January 21, 2021

    Implementation of the national budget in the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2020-21 has decreased compared with that in the same period of...

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    Tk 5,68,000 crore budget passed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:06pm on June 30, 2020

    The national budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 worth Tk 5,68,000 crore was passed on Tuesday at the Jatiya Sangsad amid criticisms of the state...

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    Tobacco sector tax structure revision sought

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on June 22, 2020

    Economists and anti-tobacco campaigners on Monday demanded revision of the tax structure proposed in the national budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 for the tobacco...

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    Fiscal measures to go in vain if health sector not fixed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on June 19, 2020

    Leading businessmen and economists at a post-budget parley on Thursday said that the proposed fiscal measures would be counterproductive if not the abysmal state of...

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    Stocks remain standstill

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on June 17, 2020

    Dhaka stocks continued to end flat on Wednesday amid the investors’ growing tension over the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in the country and their dissatisfaction over...

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    Stocks end flat as most scrips find no buyers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on June 16, 2020

    Dhaka stocks remained flat on Tuesday as shares of most of the companies continued finding no buyers due to the worsening pandemic situation in the...

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    NBR to tax private employees’ receipt from unapproved gratuity funds

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:17pm on June 16, 2020

    Private employees are set to face a heavy tax burden from the next fiscal year 2020-2021 as the national budget proposed the imposition of tax...

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    Stocks fall for 2nd day after budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on June 15, 2020

    Dhaka stocks fell again on Monday as the proposed national budget failed to boost the investors’ confidence hit by the worsening COVID-19 pandemic situation in...

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    FICCI opposes allowing legalisation of undisclosed money in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on June 13, 2020

    The Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry has expressed concern over the opportunity given to legalise undisclosed money in the proposed national budget for...

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    TIB demands cancellation of untaxed money legalisation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on June 13, 2020

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Friday demanded cancellation of the scopes of legalising untaxed money proposed in the new national budget calling it unconstitutional, unethical...