‘Food Panda evades VAT worth Tk 3.4cr’

Sun Online Desk

28th October, 2020 08:16:53 printer

‘Food Panda evades VAT worth Tk 3.4cr’

Online food supply company ‘Food Panda’ has evaded value-added tax (VAT) of Tk 3.4 crore, Director General of VAT Intelligence Directorate Dr Mainul Khan revealed this information  in a statement on Wednesday.

Dr Mainul said the VAT Intelligence unearthed the information of evading VAT conducting a drive of the company’s office at Gulshan-2 in the capital. And a case was filed against Food Panda on Wednesday in connection with VAT evasion.

A team of VAT Intelligence made a surprise visit to office of the company on October 15. During the visit, the VAT intelligence found proof of massive VAT evasion, he added further.

Food Panda’s BIN is 002156066-0101. The organisation collects foods from almost 5,000 food stores and delivers it to the consumers by biker.