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Top VAT payers honoured

  • Published at 10:19 pm December 10th, 2018
The National Board of Revenue yesterday awarded 144 top Vat paying companies and businesses. The awards were distributed at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the capital Dhaka Tribune

Nine companies awarded at National level

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) awarded 144 companies and businesses yesterday for depositing the highest amount of Value-Added Tax (VAT) to the state coffers for the fiscal year 2016-17 both on a national and district level.

The awards were distributed in an event where Finance Minister AMA Muhith was the chief guest, held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the capital.

Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud also spoke during the event.

NBR observed National VAT Day on Monday, which aimed to encourage people to pay VAT for the country’s development. Monday also marked the first day of National VAT Week, slated to be held from December 10-15.

On the other hand, NBR chairman Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan inaugurated both National VAT Day and VAT Week at their headquarters on Sunday. 

In separate messages, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the tax payers, VAT administration and its officials for both the occasions.

National level honours

Nine companies were awarded for paying the highest amount of VAT at the national level in the 2016-17 fiscal year, while the remaining 135 were selected for paying the highest amount at district level. The awardees were categorized as production, service and trade.
Titas Gas Field, Habiganj Gas Field and Srikail Gas Field (BAPEX) were awarded the highest VAT payers at national level in production category.

Orion Infrastructure Ltd, TUV SUD Bangladesh Pvt Ltd and Somoy Media Ltd were the top VAT-paying companies at the national level in service category.
In trade category, SC Johnson Pvt Ltd, Wartsila Bangladesh Ltd and KCJ and Associates received the award at national level.

District level felicitations

The 135 business houses awarded in 64 districts. In the district level, Sayeman Beach Resorts Ltd (service) of Cox’s Bazar, Swapon Chemical Works (production) of Kishoreganj, Kishwan Snacks Ltd (production), Matri Vander (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Cumilla, Modern Plywood and Wood Processing Co (production), Ashok Dodhy Mistanno Vander (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Kushtia, Jalil Biri Factory (production), Terre des hommes Foundation (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Kurigram, Rubel Enterprise (production) and Hotel Niloy (service) of Khagrachari, and SB Food Products (production), Christian Service Society (service) and Safe and Save (trade) of Khulna awarded from NBR.

 KS Inn (service) and Bajaj Palace (trade) of Gaibandha, Asian Paints Bangladesh Ltd (production) of Gazipur, Multibiz Pipe Industries Ltd (production), Hotel Jimmy (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Gopalganj, Mohammad Ali Food Products (production), One Minute (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Chandpur, Nishan Biscuit and Bread Factory (production) and Alauddin Hotel and Restaurant (service) of Chapainawabganj, Chowdhury Tea Warehouse (production) and AM Channel Ltd (trade) of Chattogram, Aztec Pharmaceuticals Ltd (production) and Khan Bajaj Centre (trade) of Chuadanga, Mohini Biri Factory (production), Ma Mistanno Vander (service) and Lili Motors (trade) of Jamalpur, TVS Motors (trade) of Joypurhat, Sabiha Chemical Works (production) and Sareng Farniture (service) of Jhalakathi, Akash Foam Industries (production) and Hamid Departmental Store (trade) of Jhenaidah, Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s printing and packaging unit (production), Gour Ghosh Dadhi o Mistanno Vander (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Tangail.

Nita Company Ltd (production), Ad-Din Printers (service) and Niloy Motors (trade) of Jeshore, Sarder Plastic Industries (production) and Gawsia Hotel and Restaurant (service) of Thakurgaon, Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd (production), Media Axis (service) and Unimart Ltd (trade) of Dhaka, Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Dinajpur, Naogaon Palace (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Naogaon, Samir Tobacco Ltd (production), Mouchak Misti Vander (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Natore, Bashundhara Industrial Complex (production) and Tajmahal Chinese Restaurant (service) of Narayanganj, Sakib Gul Company (production) and Jaman and Sons (trade) of Nilphamari, Akij Biri Factory (production) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Netrakona, Tanjim Printing and Packaging Ltd (production), Bishwanath Karmaker and Others (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Noakhali, Narsingdi Gas Fields (production) of Narsingdi, Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s pet bottle division (production), Paradise Sweets (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Pabna.

Hotel Relax (service) and BM Motors (trade) of Pirojpur, Kazi and Kazi Tea Estate (production) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Panchagarh, Sikder Chemical Works (production), Kuakata Motors (service) and Parjaton Holiday Homes (trade) of Patuakhali, Abul Biri Factory (production), Star Line Special (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Feni, Razzak Food Industries (production), Belpiatu Chinese Restaurant (service) and Linde Bangladesh (trade) of Faridpur, JB Refinery Ltd (production) and North Bengal Trading (trade) of Bogura, Akij Biri Factory (production), Hotel Pashur (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Bagerhat, Hotel Hill View (service) and Rana Enterprise (trade) of Bandarban, Haque Chemical Works (production), Taj Hotel and Restaurant (service) and Rabbani Store (trade) of Barguna, Meghna Gas Fields (production), Hotel Ujan Vati (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Brahmanbaria, Mohammadi Electric Wares and Multi Products (production), Hotel Grand Park (service) and AM Channel Ltd (trade) of Barishal, Shabazpur Gas Field (production) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Bhola, Bhai Bhai Plastics (production) and Tamim Enterprise (trade) of Magura.

Walton Plaza (trade) of Meherpur, Walton Plaza (trade) of Moulvibazar, Nurani Jorda Factory (production) and Gopal Paler Prashidya Mondar Dokan (service) of Mymenshingh, Harin Biri Factory (production), Boishakhi Misti Mela (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Rangpur, Badrunnesa Chemical Co (production) and Liton Motors (trade) of Rajbari, SR Industry (production), Hotel Mukta International (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Rajshahi, City Lube Oil Industries (production) and New Mohammadiya Hotel and Restaurant (service) of Laxmipur, Akij Bir Factory (production) of Lalmonirhat, Charu Sweets (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Sherpur, Monika Chemical (production) of Shariatpur, Roni Plywood Industries (production), Mozaffar Garden and Resorts (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Sathkhira, Ratan Biri (production), Hanif Highway Hotel and Motel (service) and Walton Plaza (trade) of Sirajganj, Fhulkoli Food Products (production), Panch Bhai Restaurant (service) and Maha (trade) of Sylhet, Walton Plaza (trade) and Phulkoli (service) of Sunamganj, Rashidpur Condenset Frakshoneshon Plant (production), Highway Inn Ltd (service) and Sharif Store (trade) of Habiganj.