POST TIME: 17 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Rajshahi zone realises Tk 385.68cr income tax till Jan
BSS, Rajshahi

Rajshahi zone realises Tk 385.68cr income tax till Jan

Rajshahi zone has realized income taxes of Tk 385.68 crore in the first seven months of the current 2018-19 fiscal year up by Tk 39.55 crore than corresponding months of the previous fiscal.

Number of taxpayers has also been stood to 2,20,330 during this financial year from 2,14,137 of the previous one in the zone consisting with the districts of Rajshahi, Naogaon, Natore, Chapai-nawabganj and Pabna.

While talking to the news agency, Commissioner of Taxes Dr Khandakar Ferdous Alam said here today income taxes worth around Tk 43.18 crore were collected from 1,12,121 returns submitted till the same time.

He said the number of taxpayers is increasing gradually adding that the growth rate is significant. To expand the tax network, various motivational campaigns like spot assessment, survey and rewards for the taxpayers have been introduced.

Every working day, a large number of taxpayers are coming to the help desk functioning at the Commission-erate’s office premises directly to know how they will pay taxes.