Sohel Parvez

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

File returns timely, avoid penalty

Bangladesh has roughly 60 lakh registered taxpayers. And if you are registered with a taxpayer identification number (TIN), it is high time for you to prepare and file your returns of incomes, no...

November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021

Singer faces Tk 94cr VAT evasion charge

A field office of the National Board of Revenue has brought a VAT evasion allegation against Singer Bangladesh Ltd and claimed nearly Tk 94 crore as indirect tax from the electronics and home...

November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

Impact of Fuel Price Hike: Living now even harsher for poor

No one knows how the poor man dines, says a Russian proverb that now seems all too fitting in light of the government’s decision to hike the prices of diesel, kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas. 

October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021

Interest on savings tools: Tax receipts treble in 3 years

The surge in sales of state-backed savings instruments has become a major source of income for the revenue collector in recent years as it charges up to 10 per cent tax on the profits made mainly...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

‘Horizon is bigger than we imagined’

Akij Jute Mills Ltd has poured the whole $20 million, which the Bangladesh Bank in November 2017 granted, from its export retention quota into its subsidiary Akij Resources SDN BHD in Malaysia.

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Govt drafts guidelines on investing abroad

The government has framed draft rules to allow local firms to set up subsidiaries or buy shares in companies in other countries with a view to facilitating investment abroad.

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Companies going global to expand footprint

Bangladesh’s people have witnessed a huge surge in entrepreneurial spirit over the last couple of decades.

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Aman acreage expands

Farmers have expanded Aman paddy cultivation this season encouraged by favourable weather and better prices for the staple in domestic markets.

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Jute exports slump on costly shipping

The rising shipment of jute and jute goods from Bangladesh has come to a halt owing to higher prices of the raw fibre and unprecedentedly high freight costs.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Documents one should submit with tax return

For the last three years Md Saiful Islam has been preparing and submitting his income tax returns all by himself.