The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has introduced various types of online services and digital innovation system to reach the different income tax, VAT and customs related services at the hands of the taxpayers.
The tax administration has taken such initiative to publicize these types of digital services before the taxpayers in a much wider scale so that they are very much aware of the online services.
As part of this publicity campaign, advertisements are being given in various national dailies and TV channels, side by side the tax officials are motivating the taxpayers to take tax related digital services from various tax zones.
Apart from this, the NBR has also taken decision to hold view-exchange meetings with the taxpayers highlighting the facilities of online-based services in various tax zones.
NBR Chairman M Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said through introduction of various tax-related innovative system and online services, the taxpayers and tax officials of the country now can complete various emergency operations flawlessly and without any cost.
“We’ve taken initiative to highlight these steps in a much wider scale so that the people can be familiar with the digital services,” he added.
Mentioning that anyone now can pay income tax through e-payment system, the NBR Chairman said advertisements are now being published and aired in various mass media on these digital services while a decision has already been taken to hold view-exchange meetings and seminars with the taxpayers regularly in various parts of the country.
The ‘VAT Online’ project is currently being implemented to bring the entire VAT related operation under automation alongside income tax. For this, the VAT registration, filling up of VAT forms and deposition, paying stipulated VAT, and submitting VAT returns in every month are being done through online.
Besides, the taxpayers can also pay VAT through credit cards, debit cards, treasury bills, and fund transfer.