NBR honours highest taxpayer firms
NBR building in Dhaka. Photo: File
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) on Tuesday handed over special honour awards to the highest taxpayer firms of the country.
The Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) under the NBR handed over these awards to some 30 highest taxpayer firms at a city hotel in the city’s Siddeshwari area.
Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir attended the function as chief guest while NBR Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem as special guest.
Chaired by LTU Commissioner M Ikbal Hossain, NBR member (tax policy) M Alamgir Hossain, NBR member (tax administration and human resource management) Mohammad Golam Nabi were also present.
Out of these 30 highest taxpayer institutions, the banking sector recipients were Standard Chartered Bank, National Bank, Islami Bank Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Dutch Bangla Bank, United Commercial Bank, Eastern Bank, Al Alarafah Islami Bank, EXIM Bank, Trust Bank, Premier Bank, BRAC Bank and Prime Bank.
The recipients in services and other sectors are Grameenphone, Chevron Bangladesh, MJL Bangladesh.
The award recipients in non-banking sectors are IDLC Finance, Infrastructure Development Company.
The recipients in the insurance sector are American Life Insurance Company and Sadharan Bima Corporation.
In the manufacturing sector, the award recipients are British American Tobacco Bangladesh, Square Pharmaceuticals, Sheikh Akij Uddin, Uttara Motors, Uttara Automobiles, Perfect Tobacco Company, Nestle Bangladesh, Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Beximco Pharmaceuticals and Olympic Industries.
Besides, the LTU also honoured the Bangladesh Bank, Grameenphone, and Titas Gas Distribution Company as the authorities for deducting tax at source.