The 10th edition of the week-long Income Tax Fair begins in the country today (Thursday) in a bid to create massive awareness among people about tax as well as render tax- related services.
The fair will continue in all the divisional cities, including the capital, till November 20. The fair in the capital is being held on the Officers’ Club Premises.
The slogan of this edition of the fair is “Sobai Mile Dibo Kor, Desh Hobe Swanirbhor’ while the theme of the fair has been set at “Voluntary participation in paying taxes, implementation of vision is ensured”.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday issued separate messages on the eve of the week-long income tax fair.
Earlier, NBR Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan at a press conference
said the fair will be held in all the district headquarters for four days while for two days in 48 upazilas.
Besides, a one-day ‘mobile income tax fair’ will be held at eight growth centers at upazila-level, he added.
Like the previous years, the taxpayers would get bank booth facilities on the fair premises to submit their tax returns side by side the tax officials would assist them at the designated support centres, the NBR Chairman said, adding, “All income tax related services will be available
under one roof while the taxpayers would only need to bring the necessary papers.”
He informed that the fair would facilitate e-TIN registration and submission of income tax returns, realization of taxes, providing assistance in filing up tax returns and necessary arrangements for providing training on tax education.
Mosharraf said a website has been launched highlighting all necessary data related to income tax while mobile banking services has also been introduced to pay taxes.