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Food import policy should be time-befitting to keep the market stable: Towfiqul Islam Khan

A substantial increase in the prices of different agri-inputs has pushed up the cost of Boro plantation across the country this year, according to agriculturis

2018-02-18T14:55:14+00:00 February 15th, 2018|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Take steps to stabilise the exchange rate: Towfiqul Islam Khan

Depreciation of the taka against all major international currencies including the US dollar has continued over the last few months reaching its highest peak at Tk 82.88 per dollar on Thursday causing apprehension of economic pressure particularly on inflation and balance of payment.

2018-01-22T11:39:05+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

পিছিয়ে পড়া জনগোষ্ঠীর কাছে প্রবৃদ্ধির সুফল পৌঁছেনি: তৌফিকুল ইসলাম খান

বাংলাদেশের সংবিধানে সকল নাগরিকের জন্য সমান অধিকার ও সম্পদের সুষম বণ্টনের কথা বলা হয়েছে। সাংবিধানিক এই অধিকার রক্ষায় রাজনৈতিক দলগুলো অঙ্গীকারবদ্ধ। তাদের নির্বাচনী অঙ্গীকারের মধ্যেও এ বিষয়গুলো প্রাধান্য পেয়েছে।

2018-01-22T11:56:31+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Govt should focus on income-tax collection to address inequalities: Towfiqul Islam Khan

Growth in this fiscal's government tax-revenue collection may decline substantially, economists predict, as the first-half receipts fell short of target by Tk 126.21 billion.

2018-01-16T12:34:28+00:00 January 16th, 2018|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Overall rice production might witness a decline following the floods in 2017: Towfiqul Islam Khan

The ongoing Aman harvesting season and an all-time high import hardly could benefit consumers as rice became pricier again last week, augmenting sufferings of the commoners furt

2018-01-14T14:02:39+00:00 January 12th, 2018|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

It is critical for NBR to be vigilant against tax evasion: Towfiqul Islam Khan

Revenue collection grew 18 percent year-on-year to Tk 75,308 crore in the July-November period of the current fiscal year driven by rising imports and increased domestic economic activities, official data showed.

2018-01-02T14:11:16+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Govt allocation were inadequate for flood victims in haor areas: Towfiqul Islam Khan

Both farmers and consumers suffered a setback throughout the outgoing calendar year (2017) following two spells of flood that caused a fall in production of rice and took the staple's prices to record high.

2018-01-01T15:56:48+00:00 December 30th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Online VAT system is a great initiative: Towfiqul Islam Khan

From January, all businesses will have to submit value added tax (VAT) online. The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is making this move to ensure transparency and accountability in the VAT system.

2017-11-26T12:36:21+00:00 November 24th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Fair rules and regulations of NBR reduced people’s harassment: Towfiqul Islam Khan

The Income Tax Fair -2017, which began across the country, drew a large number of visitors including public and private service holders to get prompt services.

2017-11-06T19:18:12+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Bangladesh’s development and attainment of SDGs will be affected, if price hike continues: Towfiqul Islam Khan

Over the last few months, Rupali Akter, the breadwinner of a five-member family in Savar's industrial belt, had to buy some of the essentials on credit from nearby groceries.

2017-10-12T10:57:04+00:00 October 12th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Dr Moazzem sees the move for One-Stop Services Bill 2017 as a “positive change”

The ‘One-Stop Services Bill, 2017’, which has already been placed in Parliament, is expected to attract local and foreign investment in a big way after its enactment.

2017-09-25T14:14:25+00:00 September 25th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

নতুন ভ্যাট আইন: চ্যালেঞ্জ ও করণীয় – তৌফিকুল ইসলাম খান

২০১২ সালে নতুন ভ্যাট আইন প্রণয়নের পর এই সময়ে অনেক পরিবর্তন এসেছে। উভয় পক্ষই কাছাকাছি এসেছে। তবে সম্পূরক শুল্কের ব্যাপারটা এখনো পরিষ্কার হয়নি। ভ্যাটের হার নিয়ে আমাদের দ্বিমত আছে। আশপাশের দেশের তুলনায় আমাদের ভ্যাটের গড় হার কিছুটা বেশি। তাই আমরা এটা কমানোর কথা বলেছি।

2017-05-31T11:16:10+00:00 May 31st, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Govt should clarify how the additional revenue will come and from which sources in the upcoming budget: Towfiqul Islam Khan

The government has set an ambitious revenue collection target at Tk 2,48,190 crore for the National Board of Revenue for next fiscal year 2017-18.

2017-05-07T14:14:09+00:00 May 4th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

Towfiqul Islam Khan suggests NBR to impose VAT on gas and electricity in phases, not at a time

Consumers may see another round of hike in gas and electricity prices if the new value-added tax law comes into effect from July 1, the country’s economists warned.

2017-04-12T15:37:28+00:00 April 5th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|

দেশের মোট জনসংখ্যার অর্ধেক নারীকে অর্থনৈতিক কর্মকাণ্ডে যুক্ত করতে হবে: তৌফিকুল ইসলাম খান

তারুণ্য ও কর্মক্ষম জনশক্তির দিক দিয়ে বাংলাদেশ এখন বিশ্বের বিভিন্ন দেশের চেয়ে এগিয়ে। বিভিন্ন গবেষণা ও আন্তর্জাতিক সংস্থার জরিপ অনুযায়ী কর্মশক্তির দিক দিয়ে বাংলাদেশ এমন একটি সুবর্ণ সময় বা ‘গোল্ডেন পিরিয়ড’ অতিক্রম করছে, যা চীন, জাপান, সিঙ্গাপুর, এমনকি ইউরোপ-আমেরিকার অনেক উন্নত দেশকেও পেছনে ফেলেছে।

2017-03-15T15:48:39+00:00 March 15th, 2017|CPD in the Media, Towfiqul Islam Khan|