VAT collection hits record high at DITF

Published: February 10, 2019 19:44:34 | Updated: February 15, 2019 09:49:42

In the month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF), a record amount of Tk 70 million was collected as value added tax (VAT).

The DITF ended on Saturday which witnessed an average VAT collection of over Tk 5.0 million in the last week.

Talking to BSS, National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday said Customs, Excise and VAT Commissionerate of Dhaka West collected Tk 70 million as VAT from the DITF which was Tk 50 million in the last edition of DITF.

“We’ve inspired the businessmen to comply with the VAT law and received good response from them,” he added, reports BSS.

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