• Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019
  • Last Update : 08:44 am
Read all budget stories here

Read all budget stories here

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointly unveiled the Tk5,23,190 national...

Budget FY2019-20: More futuristic than...

Budget FY2019-20: More futuristic than...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Key features include: New VAT act, money whitening facility, wealth tax, incentives for capital...

EC given development budget little over...

EC given development budget little over...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

In the last fiscal year of 2018-19, the Election Commission sought Tk1895cr total EC budget though later...

Highest allocation for public admin,...

Highest allocation for public admin,...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

In the operating and development budget of fiscal year 2019-20, government has allocated 18.5% for public...

An ambitious 10% poverty reduction estimated...

An ambitious 10% poverty reduction estimated...

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Social safety net programs for the poor and vulnerable have been widened

Tk2,02,721cr ADP in FY20 budget

Tk2,02,721cr ADP in FY20 budget

Economy

Fri, Jun 14 2019

The ADP size for the next fiscal year is 17.18% higher than the current fiscal year

Govt to form ‘Universal Pension Authority’,...

Govt to form ‘Universal Pension Authority’,...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

All govt employees to come under insurance coverage

New VAT to be effective from July

New VAT to be effective from July

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Standard VAT rate of 15%, with reduced rates of 5 %, 7.5% and 10% respectively for specific goods and...

Military spending increases...

Military spending increases...

Military Affairs

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The proposed amount of this fiscal (Tk32,101 crore) is 9.4% more than the previous fiscal

Mixed reactions from political parties...

Mixed reactions from political parties...

Politics

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Awami League Relief and Social Welfare Affairs Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi described the proposed budget...

Rubana Huq: Max allocation for ready-made...

Rubana Huq: Max allocation for ready-made...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The budget is not enough to face the challenges of the industry

CPD: Budget is not in line with real...

CPD: Budget is not in line with real...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The budget proposal for FY2019-20 was placed before parliament on Thursday

Education sector to see increase of...

Education sector to see increase of...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The previous fiscal year saw an allocation of Tk79,486 against last year's allocation of...

Govt to inject another Tk1,500cr into...

Govt to inject another Tk1,500cr into...

Banks

Thu, Jun 13 2019

More than 52% of non-performing loans are at eight state-owned banks

Tk61,455cr allocation for communication...

Tk61,455cr allocation for communication...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

The budget for the communication infrastructure sector was Tk53,081 crore in 2018-19 fiscal year

Law enforcement agencies to get a giant...

Law enforcement agencies to get a giant...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Of the total budget allocation, Tk2,166 has been proposed for the development alone, which is Tk908 crore...

Hope for boosting investment, employment...

Hope for boosting investment, employment...

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

But the business people and economist have observed that without improvement of ease of doing business...

Reforms to fix ailing banking sector...

Reforms to fix ailing banking sector...

Banks

Thu, Jun 13 2019

To increase capital (authorized and paid up) of banks graduallyBank Company Act will be amendedStern...

Tax threshold, corporate tax remain...

Tax threshold, corporate tax remain...

Regulations

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Property tax to be introducedExemption will continue for RMG and Apparel sectorTax holiday period increases...

Tobacco prices to go up

Tobacco prices to go up

Economy

Thu, Jun 13 2019

“Proposed tax and price measures for tobacco products are disappointing,” says anti-tobacco...

DSE: Budget capital

DSE: Budget capital

Stock Market

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Double taxation on dividend from listed companies will also be removed