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    Physicians demand tax hike on tobacco products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on May 07, 2021

    A total of 121 physicians have demanded for increasing tax on tobacco products, including cigarettes, in order to protect public health through raising the prices...

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    Telcos’ revenue growth thin amid high taxes: GSMA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26pm on May 06, 2021

    The country’s telecom sector has been slapped with the third highest tax rates in the world, resulting in lower capacity of the telecom operators to...

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    No tax for being women

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2021

    IF A woman is asked whether she feels ‘good’ when she is on her period, the answer anyone will get will always be a negative...

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    Robi for minimum turnover tax withdrawal in FY22

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:09pm on April 28, 2021

    The country’s second largest mobile phone operator Robi Axiata has termed the slapping of minimum 2 per cent turnover tax on the sector ‘unjustified’. It...

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    Tax receipts fall Tk 49,501cr short of target in July-March

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on April 27, 2021

    The shortfall in tax collection by the National Board of Revenue widened to Tk 49,501 crore in the July-March period of the current fiscal year...

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    Anti-tobacco orgs for imposing specific tax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on April 27, 2021

    Anti-tobacco organisations and activists on Tuesday demanded that the prices of cigarettes and other tobacco products should be increased through imposing specific taxes on the...

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    US tax talk rattles global stock markets

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:27pm on April 23, 2021

    Reports that the Biden administration will seek to nearly double the capital gains tax hit market sentiment on Friday, distracting investors from positive economic news....

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    International support grows for raising taxes to fund recovery

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:32pm on April 08, 2021

    The IMF and United States on Wednesday gave a boost to the international campaign to raise taxes on wealthy firms that have done well during...

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    NBR asks Dhaka Club to pay Tk 33.74cr in taxes in 7 days

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on April 07, 2021

    Customs Excise and VAT Commissionerate (Dhaka) South on Wednesday asked the Dhaka Club Limited to pay dues worth Tk 33.74 crore in value-added tax and supplementary...

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    Former Malaysian prime minister faces bankruptcy over tax bill

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Updated at 04:33pm on April 07, 2021

    Malaysia’s scandal-plagued former prime minister Najib Razak is facing bankruptcy for allegedly failing to pay more than $400 million in taxes, which could bring his...