National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Mosharraf Hossain said no VAT will be imposed on online shopping.
“VAT has been imposed on various social media platform including Facebook and Google. But, people don’t have to pay any VAT on online shopping,” he added.
The NBR Chairman made the remarks at a post-budget press conference held at Osmani Auditorium in the capital on Friday.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Economic Affairs Adviser Moshiur Rahman, Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, Agricultural Minister Matia Chowdhury, Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir, among others, were present in the press briefing.