NBR receives Tk 31,650 cr revenue in first five months

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NBR receives Tk 31,650 cr revenue in first five months

DHAKA, Dec 27 (BSS)- Revenue collection witnessed a rise during the first five months (July-November) of the current fiscal as National Board of Revenue (NBR) received Tk 31,650 crore, up 382 crore from its target of Tk 31, 213.40 crore.

“The growth of revenue collection is about 17 percent and if we are able to maintain this growth we will easily be able to achieve the revenue collection target of the current fiscal,” said NBR Chairman Dr Nasiruddin Ahmed at a press conference here today.

The government has fixed Tk 91,000 crore revenue collection target in the fiscal 2011-12.

Of Tk 31,650 crore, the NBR received Tk 11,877.76 crore from VAT, Tk 11,733.10 crore from customs and Tk 7804.19 crore from income tax.

NBR members Sayed Aminul Karim, MA Kader Sarker, Mohammad Alauddin and Jahanara Siddiqui, among others, were present at the press conference.

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