MNA Business Desk: The week-long Income Tax Fair-2017 kicked off in the capital and other parts of the country with a revenue collection target of more than Tk 3,000 crore in a bid to enable individual taxpayers to gather and file returns and complete tax procedures all in one spot.
The 8th edition of the annual Income Tax Fair began today in a total of 20 spots including in the capital’s Agargaon, other seven divisional cities.
This time, the fair will be held in 167 spots in 103 upazilas up from 86 upazilas last year.
Within 7 November, the National Board of Revenue is scheduled to hold the event for four days in 56 upazilas, for two days in 34 upazilas and for one day in 71 upazilas (mobile).
Formally declaring the Fair opened at the NBR’s under-construction headquarters in Agargaon as the chief guest, state minister for finance and planning MA Mannan said they are hoping that the Fair of this season is expected to mobilise more than Tk 3,000 crore as revenue with some 1.2-1.3 million people to take service from this year.