Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) publishes Tax Guide 2017-18. Chairman, National Board of Revenue (NBR) Md. Nojibur Rahman unveiled the tax guide today on 26 October 2017 at DCCI Auditorium.
DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan, Senior Vice President Kamrul Islam, FCA Vice President Hossain A Sikder, Directors Humayun Rashid, Imran Ahmed, K. Atique-e-Rabbani, FCA, Kh. Rashedul Ahsan, Mamun Akbar, Md. Alauddin Malik, Secretary General AHM Rezaul Kabir, Members of NBR Parvez Iqbal and Md. Abdur Razzak were present on the unveiling ceremony.
On the occasion. DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan said that DCCI since long has been publishing tax guide for its members as well as for the business community. The Tax Guide 2017-18 covers up-to-date information on Income Tax, Customs Duty, Supplementary Duty and Value Added Tax (VAT) along with different schedules, SROs and orders which will be very helpful to the business entrepreneurs, banks, non-banking financial institutions, insurance companies and other corporate business houses to understand the taxation system of the country. Abul Kasem Khan urges for more simplification of existing tax system. He also said that every year our budget is increasing, so in order to inject more money to the budget we need to expand our tax net. He thanked NBR for introducing Tax Card for the best tax payers. He also suggested to introduce ‘Platinum Tax Card’, ‘Gold Card’ and ‘Silver Card’ for different categories of tax payers. He also urged for expediting online tax return submission process as it will help increase tax return submission.
NBR Chairman Md. Nojibur Rahman appreciated DCCI for publishing tax guide every year which helps the tax payers calculate income tax in a formulated way and encourage them to pay tax as well. He said that NBR and the business community of the country are committed to work together to fulfill revenue collection target of the present fiscal year. He said that in order to create awareness NBR arranged “Tax Camp” in the district level. He said this kind of tax campaign is very helpful and they are planning to enhance its activities in the Upazila level. He said that NBR will work more on easing tax payment system. Besides, NBR is still working for creating a tax payer friendly, easy, timely and overall business friendly tax system in the country.
The Tax Guide 2017-18 will be distributed among the members of DCCI free of cost. The guide can also be bought from DCCI Secretariat at Tk. 350/- (Three Hundred) only.