Income Tax Fair concludes
Tk 2613.47cr income tax collected, 1863387 receive services
Published : Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 at 9:48 PM Count : 817
A total of 18,63,387 persons have received necessary services from the week-long National Income Tax Fair 2019 that concluded on Wednesday.
The fair was held at Officers’ Club in city and across the country.
A total of 6,55,095 tax returns were submitted in the fair while income tax of Tk 2613.47 crore was realised, according to the National Board of Revenue (NBR).
But in 2018, a total of 4,87,573 tax returns were submitted while income taxes of Tk 2,468.94 crore was realized, NBR Senior Information Officer Syed A Mumen said in a statement.
During the seven day income tax fair, a total 32,961 new e-TIN (Taxes Information Number) were opened. This year’s tax fair has received record respond from the tax payers, the revenue official added.
In the last day of the fair, the authority collected income taxes of 597.01 crore. The number of people who received services from the fair last day was 3,50,795 and submission of taxes return 1,15,185.
At the same time, 6,130 e-TINs were also opened on the day.
The seven-day long income tax fair began in Dhaka and 57 other places of the country on November 14 and ended on Wednesday.