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Govt considering corporate tax cut: Muhith

MNA Business Desk: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Saturday said the government is considering slashing corporate tax rate as it is encouraging that the country’s young generation is now showing interests in paying income tax.

The minister hinted that the government is planning for introducing double slab of VAT system from the fiscal year 2019-20 instead of 15 percent flat VAT rate.

Muhith said this while addressing a ‘Pre Budget Discussion’ as chief guest organized jointly by Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI), The Daily Samakal and Chanel 24 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC).

The programme was moderated by Editor of the Daily Samakal Golam Sarwar.

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