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NBR honours highest taxpayer firms

NBR honours highest taxpayer firms

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The National Board of Revenue (NBR) on Tuesday handed over special honour awards to the highest taxpayer firms of the country.

The Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) under the NBR today handed over these awards to some 30 highest taxpayer firms at a city hotel in the city's Siddeshwari area.

Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir attended the function as the chief guest while NBR Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem as special guest.

Chaired by LTU Commissioner M Ikbal Hossain, NBR member (tax policy) M Alamgir Hossain, NBR member (tax administration and human resource management) Mohammad Golam Nabi were also present.

Out of these 30 highest taxpayer institutions, the banking sector recipients were Standard Chartered Bank, National Bank Ltd, Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Dutch Bangla Bank Limited, United Commercial Bank Limited, Eastern Bank Ltd, Al Alarafah Islami Bank Limited, EXIM Bank Ltd, Trust Bank Ltd, the Premier Bank Ltd, BRAC Bank Ltd and Prime Bank Ltd.

The recipients in services and other sectors are grameenphone Ltd., Shevron Bangladesh Bloc Thirteen and Fourteen Ltd., MJL Bangladesh Ltd.

The award recipients in non-banking sectors are IDLC Finance Ltd, Infrastructure Development Company Ltd.

The recipients in the insurance sector are American Life Insurance Company Ltd and Sadharan Bima Corporation.

In the manufacturing sector, the award recipients are British American Tobacco Bangladesh Ltd., Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Sheikh Akij Uddin Ltd., Uttara Motors Ltd., Uttara Automobiles Ltd., Perfect Tobacco Company Ltd., Nestle Bangladesh Ltd., Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Olympic Industries Ltd.

Besides, the LTU also honoured the Bangladesh Bank, grameenphone Ltd., and Titas Gas Distribution Company Ltd. as the authorities for deducting tax at source.