Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) this year publishes “Tax Guide 2021-22”. Chairman of National Board of Revenue (NBR) Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem unveiled the Tax Guide today on 12th December 2021 at his NBR office. Members of NBR were also present during the unveiling ceremony.
During the occasion, DCCI President Rizwan Rahman said that the tax policy should be simplified and easy so that mass people and business community can be encouraged to pay tax. DCCI is happy to work with the NBR hand in hand to create a tax friendly environment in the country and this effort will be continued in future, Rizwan Rahman said. He also welcomed the NBR Chief for taking a bold initiative of upgrading the age-old Tax Law with a view to explore more trade and investment opportunities. He hoped that the upcoming new Tax Law will soon come into effect and will help create a better business friendly environment in the country both for local and foreign investors. A business friendly, simplified and timely tax law will expedite local as well as foreign direct investment, he said. Private sector contributes 80% of the total GDP and to strengthen the private sector, it is necessary to facilitate them with adequate policy support, he added. In order to encourage the members of the Chamber, DCCI regularly publishes Tax Guide and distributes to its all members free of cost.
Chairman, NBR Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem thanked DCCI for publishing tax guide at a regular basis to help the tax payers and tax professionals. He again said that NBR is relentlessly working to ease overall taxation system, tax structure, ensure business friendly tax eco-system, ensuring quality service and tax automation. The more the tax structure will be user friendly, the more people will be encouraged to pay tax, he said. He also said that NBR regularly sits with the trade organizations including Dhaka Chamber before preparing budget and NBR always tried to considers recommendations placed from DCCI. He also said that a few working committee on technical, research and business aspects may be formed comprising with the representatives from concerned stakeholders and NBR for the overall development of revenue structure. Moreover, he underscored the importance of capacity development of NBR and for that he said that NBR needs more skilled manpower to meet the growing demand of rapid economic development.
DCCI Senior Vice President N K A Mobin, FCS, FCA and Vice President Monowar Hossain were also present during the unveiling ceremony.
Published on: 2021-12-12