This year’s income tax fair has ended with a record turnout of 1.1 million visitors, of which around 300,000 taxpayers submitted returns.
The NBR collected Tk 22.17 billion in taxes in a week at the fair this year.
According to NBR, the amount is up 4.12 percent from Tk 22.12 billion in last year’s fair.
Around 200,000 taxpayers had submitted their returns last year at the fair.
On the final day on Tuesday alone, the NBR collected tax worth Tk 4.26 billion with over 66,000 returns.
A total of 225,000 people were served the last day. The NBR served the visitors until around midnight.
The visitors also received other services relating to the tax.
For the first time, the taxpayers in Dhaka and Chittagong were issued with Tax ID Card and stickers.
Sonali Bank and Janata Bank set up booths to collect income tax at the fair.
NBR organized a closing ceremony in the evening. NBR Chairman Nojibur Rahman presided over the event. A cultural event was also held.