Leading trade bodies welcome tax cuts

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Leading business associations yesterday lauded the government’s proposed budgetary measures, but pointed out that implementing those would be a major challenge. The reaction came a day after Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed the Tk 6,03,680 crore national budget, offering a cut of 2.5 percentage points in corporate taxes for listed and non-listed companies and […]

Agri, leather sectors’ trade bodies seek tax benefits

WB approves $120m loan for improving food security in Bangladesh

Trade bodies from agriculture and leather sectors on Sunday demanded a number of tax benefits, including withdrawal of source tax on procurement of agro-products and reduction in corporate tax, in the forthcoming national budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022. At a pre-budget discussion with the National Board of Revenue, the associations sought the tax benefits […]

BELA and YES serve legal notice on 6 govt bodies over filling up of Kohelia River

Bangladesh Environment Lawyers Association (BELA) and Cox’s Bazar based environment organisation Youth Environment Society (YES) served a legal notice upon six government bodies including Land Ministry, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Roads and Highways (RHD) over filling up of Kohelia River in Cox’s Bazar. The notice was served today after The Daily […]

MoALD seeks details of fertiliser needs from local bodies

MoALD seeks details of fertiliser needs from local bodies

KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 15 The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD) is preparing to coordinate with the local governments to import fertilisers for the next fiscal year. Aiming to end the recurrent issue of lack of fertilisers, MoALD has come up with this concept of coordinating with the local governments to better ensure timely and […]