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NBR collects Tk850cr as revenue during ‘Halkhata’

  • Published at 10:45 pm April 25th, 2018
  • Last updated at 10:47 pm April 25th, 2018
NBR collects Tk850cr as revenue during ‘Halkhata’
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) collected a total of Tk850 crore as revenue during celebration of ‘Halkhata’ that marks the beginning of the Bangla calendar year 1425. The revenue authorities celebrated the centuries-old tradition of ‘Halkhata’ for the second time to encourage taxpayers to clear their dues. “We got huge response from taxpayers during ‘Halkhata.’ The total amount of revenue collected this year was Tk850 crore and of this total amount Tk750 crore was from income tax, Tk61 crore from VAT and Tk 39 crore from duty,” said senior information officer of NBR Syed A Mumen. The NBR collected a total of Tk755 crore as revenue on the ‘Halkhata’ day last year.