Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq has emphasised the importance of forming a strong regulatory body for tax lawyers so that outsiders cannot enter the profession.
The tax lawyers make outstanding contributions for collecting revenue of the country. They need a strong regulatory body so that outsiders cannot enter the profession, he said.
In the meeting, Anisul Huq suggested the leaders of the various taxes lawyers’ associations to work for boosting professional standard of its members.
He also assured the delegation of providing modern books for the library of the tax lawyers’ association.
The delegates requested the minister to take necessary steps to amend the Income Tax Ordinance for forming Tax Council in line with Bangladesh Bar Council to ensure a strong regulating body for them.
They also demanded induction of a judicial officer of the rank of district judge and a tax lawyer to the Taxes Appellate Tribunals and constitution of two full benches of such tribunal in Chattogram.
He will discuss the issues with relevant authorities in this regard, Anisul Huq said.