Stressing the need for using Electronic Cash Register (ECR), senior customs official at a programme said that there is no alternative to do business without ECR or Point of Sale (POS) software by July next.
Commissioner of Dhaka North, Customs Excise and Vat Commissionerate, Md. Masud Sadik on Saturday said that the customs officials are increasing monitoring to ensure use of ECR. At the same time, they are trying to encourage using of ECR for collecting VAT from consumers. The Customs Excise and Vat Commissioner came up with the remarks while addressing as chief guest at a daylong fair on ERC use held at Spectra Convention Centre (SCC) at Gulshan in the capital. Sifat E Zaman, Divisional Officer, Customs Excise and Vat Commissionerate, Gulshan division presided over the inaugural session. Commissioner of Jessore Customs Excise and Vat Commissionerate Jamal Hossain, Additional Commissioner of Dhaka North, Customs Excise and Vat Commissionerate Mohammad Belal Hossain Chowdhury were present.