DHAKA - The revenue collection by the National Board of Revenue (NBR) witnessed a healthy growth of 13.06 percent in the first five months (July-November) of the current fiscal year (FY23) fetching Taka 1,15,620.77 crore.
The revenue collection by the revenue board during the July-November period of the last fiscal year (FY22) was Taka 1,02,264.82 crore.
The NBR data also showed that revenue collection from customs increased by 12.54 percent during this July-November period as the revenue collection from such sector was Taka 33,819.06 crore in July-November last year.
Besides, the revenue collection from VAT in this July-November enjoyed a 16.18 percent growth as Taka 38,030.64 crore were collected from VAT in July-November last year.
Meanwhile, the revenue collection from income tax witnessed a growth of 9.74 percent in this July-November period as the collection from such sector during the same period of the last fiscal year was Taka 30,415.12 crore.
The NBR earlier set a target of realizing Taka 3.70 lakh crore as revenue in the current fiscal year (FY23).