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POST TIME: 21 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Tax fair ends with 2,613cr collection
Staff Reporter, Dhaka

Tax fair ends with 2,613cr collection

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has collected Tk 2,613,46,85,668 crore in total from the week-long Income Tax Fair 2019 across the country. A total of 6,55,095 taxpayers submitted income tax returns during the period. The returns were submitted mainly at the fair venues throughout the country including the divisional headquarters and the central fair ground at the officers’ club in the capital. The revenue authority collected Tk 597,01,64,548 crore on the fair’s seventh and last day yesterday, when a total of 1,15,185 taxpayers submitted income tax returns throughout the country.

Some 3,50,795 people received services related to income tax payment from taxmen while some 6,130 people got registered in electronic tax identification number (e-TIN). This statistics show the eagerness and enthusiasm of people for paying tax, said NBR officials during the fair. In total, some 18,63,387 people received services related to income tax payment from the taxmen.