Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) publishes Tax Guide 2015-16. Chairman, National Board of Revenue (NBR) Md. Nojibur Rahman unveiled the tax guide today on 4 November 2015 at NBR.
DCCI President Hossain Khaled, Vice President Md. Shoaib Choudhury and Members of NBR were present on the unveiling ceremony.
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 Income Tax Return submission is a critical process and this guide will help taxpayer submit their return submission.
He said NBR is going to organize winter Income Tax Fair during 19-21 November, 2015 and urged the tax payers to submit their return during this time who could not submit it earlier.
He said NBR and the business community of the country are committed to work together to fulfill the revenue collection target of the present fiscal year.
He also said government has taken initiatives to prepare `Direct TAX Law` in Bengali besides the existing English to make it easier to common people.
Chairman said NBR is working to modernize `Customs Act 2015` to cope up with international business and this act will be submitted in the upcoming Parliament session for approval.
He also informed NBR has collected revenue of Tk. 31000 core during the first quarter of the present fiscal which was Tk. 28,000 crore in the same period of last year. He said from 2016 the new VAT Act 2012 will be implemented.
He also urged the business community to bring their industries under tax compliance. NBR Chairman later unveiled the DCCI tax guide 2015-16.