Tax fair ends with Tk 57cr collection in Khulna

22 November, 2019 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: The week-long tax fair ended here on Wednesday amid huge participation of taxpayers enabling the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to collect a record amount of over Tk 57 core taxes in Khulna Zone, reports BSS.

This year, a total of 52,227 taxpayers submitted their income tax returns through 10 districts and four upazilas in Khulna division.

Some 97,565 people have received services related income tax payment facilities while 2,460 people have opened up Electronic Tax Identification Number (E-TIN) in the fair.

A closing ceremony was held last night at the fair premises, Boyra where Commissioner of Tax Appellate Division in Khulna Mohammad. Rafiqul Islam Chowdhury attended as chief guest.

Chaired by Commissioner of Khulna Tax Zone Proshanto Kumar Roy, the function was addressed, among others, by President of Bangladesh Taxes Lawyers Association Monirul Huda, Additional Income Tax Commissioner Dr. Anjon Kumar Sah and Joint Tax Commissioner Mohammad Monjur Alam.

Proshanta Kumar Roy, Commissioner of Khulna Income Tax Zone said the tax fair gained popularity as it opened up an opportunity for the people to submit their income tax returns at the quickest possible time and without visiting any tax offices.