Call for paying income tax spontaneously with patriotic zeal

RANGPUR Officials at a pre-rally discussion today

called for paying income tax spontaneously with patriotic zeal to strengthen

the national economy for building a developed Bangladesh.

They made the call at a discussion arranged by Tax Commissioner Office of

Rangpur Taxes Zone on its premises in observance of the National Income Tax

Day-2019 in the city.

With Tax Commissioner for Taxes Zone-Rangpur Md Abdul Latif in the chair,

Deputy Police Commissioner of Rangpur Metropolitan Police Md Mohidul Islam

attended the discussion as the chief guest.

Additional Tax Commissioner of Taxes Zone-Rangpur Sheikh Md Moniruzzaman

and Additional Superintendent of Police (Circle B) Maruf Ahmed addressed the

discussion as special guests while Deputy Tax Commissioner at Sadar

headquarters of Taxes Zone-Rangpur Suman Kumar Bormon moderated it.

The chief guest inaugurated the day's programme by releasing balloons and

pigeons before leading a rally on the streets with participation of tax

officials, rover scouts and girls' guides, chamber leaders, taxpayers and

elite.

The speakers lauded various pragmatic steps taken by the National Board of

Revenue (NBR) for increasing number of taxpayers and enabling them in paying

income tax easily.

Sheikh Md Moniruzzaman said income tax officials are working with a changed

mindset to inspire citizens in paying income tax in a hassle-free manner to

increase revenue collection.

The chief guest expressed satisfaction over the increasing number of

taxpayers and tax payment every year with improving socio-economic scenario

enhancing revenue collection for implementing various mega projects at own

costs.

The nation would not need any foreign assistance if all of the bigger,

medium and small-scale taxpayers paid their taxes spontaneously to further

strengthening of the national economy, he added.

Abdul Latif called upon all eligible citizens to become self-motivated and

pay income taxes spontaneously for increasing revenue collection and

eliminate dependence on foreign assistance.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)