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NBR gets Tk 3.57b tax on sixth day of fair

Weeklong fair ends today


FE Report | Published: November 20, 2019 10:31:25 | Updated: November 22, 2019 12:15:30


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The National Board of Revenue (NBR) collected Tk 3.57 billion in tax on Tuesday, the sixth day of the countrywide Income Tax Fair (ITF) 2019, according to a statement.

The revenue authority bagged a total of Tk 20.16 billion so far with only a day left for this year's fair.

A total of 119,145 people submitted their tax returns on the day, bringing the total number of tax returns submitted in six days to 539,910.

Long queues of taxpayers were seen in the tax fair, held at Officers' Club in the capital's Bailey Road area.

Some 252,815 people received different tax-related services, including e-TIN (electronic taxpayer's identification number) registration, submission of tax returns, and payment of tax, in the fair across the country.

Besides, 26,831 people received e-TIN on the day, the NBR statement added.

The weeklong ITF will continue from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm before it comes to an end today (Wednesday).

This year, the income tax fair is organised in 120 places across the country. The last date of return submission is November 30.

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