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Income Tax Fair kicks off in Ctg

Our Correspondent | November 14, 2018 00:00:00

CHATTOGRAM, Nov 13: The weeklong Income Tax fair kicked off at the GEC Convention Centre in the port city on Tuesday.

Chittagong City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin inaugurated the fair by releasing balloons in the sky in presence of tax payers, tax officials, trade body leaders and other dignitaries in the morning.

Member (Tax Appeal) of the NBR (National Board of Revenue) Rawshan Ara Aktar, Commissioner of Customs Excise and VAT Commissionerate Syed Golam Kibria, president of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) Mahbubul Alam, Commissioner of Taxes Chattogram zone-1 Md Motaher Hossain, Dhaka University Professor MA Akkas and Tax Appeal Tribunal Member Syed Abu Daud were present.

On the first day of the fair, hundreds of taxpayers thronged the booths of the Taxes zones and the bank counters to submit their tax returns. The tax officials concerned extended all kinds of services to them so that they can submit their tax returns without any hassle.

The fair will continue up to November 19 and taxpayers can pay their taxes from 9:00am to 10:00pm daily at the GEC Convention Centre.

The Income Tax Commission office has set up 45 booths at the fair.

The booths provide various services like e-TIN registration, re-registration and online return filling guidelines for taxpayers.

Besides, Sonali Bank, Janata Bank and BASIC Bank have opened booths at the fair.

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