The National Revenue Board (NBR) selected a total of 101 lucky consumers by lottery on electronic fiscal device (EFD) invoices to cash price of Tk 1.22 million.
NBR Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem attended the lottery draw programme held at the conference hall of Rajswa Bhaban at Segunbagicha in the capital on Friday morning.The NBR introduced the monthly lottery scheme for the first time in Bangladesh to encourage consumers to pay VAT through EFD for purchasing goods from the shops or outlets having the system.
The first prize of Tk 100,000 went to invoice number 002221GEMMWAK039 while invoice number 001820SPXYAOH781 won the second price of Tk 50,000.
The third prize went to five people having invoice numbers 002120DXEDECM637, 000821FSCBXOM039, 000121QTFUAPX752, 000021HEFLEHY957 and 002821CUJXPDM679 respectively.
Five consumers will get a price worth Tk 25,000 each while 94 consumers will get the fifth price worth Tk 10,000 each.
From now on, a lottery on VAT invoices will take place on the fifth day of every month, the NBR chief disclosed.