Six major trade bodies in Bangladesh expressed their concern
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), gained 15 points, or 0.23 per cent, to close at 6,366.
The latest forecast by the Manila-based multilateral lender is close to the estimate by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) at 6.03 percent for the FY23.
Chattogram Custom House has fallen short of its import tax collection target by around 17 per cent in the just-concluded fiscal year of 2022-23.
Experts blame dearth of skilled employees, managers locally
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the authorities to quicken the disposal of the tax-related cases pending at the High Court since their conclusion has the potential to generate a lot of money for the government.
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has recently decided to fine 17 International Internet Gateway (IIG) service operators a total of Tk 45 lakh for violating rules, including under invoicing, not sharing revenue and changing share structures without prior approval.
The government’s overall non-tax revenue collection grew marginally in the first nine months of fiscal year 2022-23, with dividends and profits earned by state-owned enterprises slumping to one-third of that in the preceding year.