NBR bags Tk 20.16bn at tax fair in six days

Staff Correspondent

20 November, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) earned over Tk 20.16 billion from tax returns submitting of 5, 39,910 people in the ongoing countrywide income tax fair.

The tax fair will be ended on Wednesday evening.

NBR collected Tk 3.57 billion as taxes on Tuesday in the sixth day of the ongoing countrywide income tax fair. NBR set a target to earn Tk 30 billion from tax fair, official sources said.

The Chairman of NBR Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan on Tuesday visited the tax fair venue at the officer club premises in the capital.

He told the reporters that the tax fair turned into a festive mode as people of all classes and age are gathering in the fair venues with enthusiasm to submission of tax returns.

A total of 1,19,145 people submitted their tax returns on Tuesday while about 5,39,910 people have submitted their tax returns in five days.

Till six day 15, 12, 592 people took different tax related services from the tax fair.

NBR officials said that the fair was momentous on the sixth day as they got huge response from the visitors and taxpayers alike.

On the sixth day, some 2,52, 815 people received different tax-related services including e-TIN registration, submission of tax returns and payment of taxes across the country, the NBR official informed.

Besides, 5,325 people received electronic TIN (Taxpayer Identification Number) on the day.