BIMSTEC sets 2019 deadline to make FTA operational

The BIMSTEC [Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and...

'Existing tax system creates burden on low-income people'

The existing tax system has created burden on common people...

Deposits with agent banking increase by 28pc

Deposit collection through the agent banking increased by 28 per...

Govt to borrow Tk 20b more from banks

The government revised its auction calendar on Monday keeping an...

Tax collection in fairs rises 11.35pc

The week-long income tax-fairs, which concluded on Monday, collected Tk...

Tax fairs pick up further momentum

Income tax fairs gained further momentum on Sunday in eight...

Polls prod govt to borrow more from banks

The government is set to boost its bank borrowing significantly...

BD youth jobless rate rises by 6.4 percentage points: ILO

The rate of youth unemployment in Bangladesh remained one of...

China top FDI source in FY '18

China became the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI)...

Pumpkin farming changes lot of 25,000 char families

Some 25,000 char families, mostly victims of river erosion and...

Middle-income status hinges on higher investment: MCCI

Bangladesh needs to catalyse more foreign and domestic investments if...

NBR bags Tk 2.44b on third day of income tax fair

Submission of income tax returns in the tax-fair across the...

Fairs fetch over Tk 5.5b in income tax on 2nd day

National Board of Revenue (NBR) received Tk 5.51 billion income...

Accelerated investment prerequisite for higher growth: ICCB

Bangladesh will emerge as the biggest driving force in the...

WB budgetary support: BD likely to get $250m this fiscal

The government has recently completed negotiations with the World Bank...

Muhith wants taxpayers’ number to reach 40m

Income tax fair has begun in all divisional headquarters, four...

Experts sceptical of attaining SDGs by 2030

Experts at a seminar on Saturday expressed scepticism about achieving...

Govt plans reforms in NBR to boost revenue collection

The government has taken an initiative to bring infrastructural reforms...

Dhaka to seek $4.0b more under IDA-18 package

Bangladesh will seek US$4.0 billion more funds from the World...

July-Oct remittance up by 12.17pc

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent US$5,108 million remittances during the first four...

Experts, planners air concern over unplanned urbanisation

Urban experts and planners at a seminar in the city...

Govt borrowing from savings tools rises in Q1

The government's net borrowing from state-owned savings instruments increased by...

Collectors' behaviour keeps people from paying taxes

Speakers at a dialogue on Thursday underscored the need for...