Income taxes of more than Taka 11.79 crore was collected in a week-long Tax Fair-2016 that concluded here on Monday evening.
Rajshahi Zonal Tax Commissioner’s Office organised the fair at Zafar Imam Tennis complex for eligible citizens to pay income tax availing facilities in a hassle-free manner.
During the fair, 10,136 taxpayers submitted their return and 39,509 others received services relating to income taxes.
Besides, many other citizens received assistance from income tax
officials on income tax, registering or re-registering their e-TIN numbers, e-TIN certificates, and calculation of income taxes and in filling out income tax return forms to pay their income taxes in the fair from 10 am to 5 pm every day.
In addition to a consultation point, six stalls from six circles of the zone extended other necessary services in the fair.
Income Tax officials provided advices and suggestions on income tax, TIN certificates and assist the taxpayers. Janata and Sonali banks set up booths to help the taxpayers in paying income taxes.
Regional Income Tax Commissioner Dabir Uddin and Deputy Commissioners Abdul Maleque and Mosharraf Hossain addressed the closing session.
“We have a target to realize taxes of Taka 540 crore in the current 2016-17 fiscal year”, expected Dabir Uddin.
Around 1,800 new more taxpayers will be identified in survey during the current fiscal. To expand the tax network, various motivational campaigns like tax fair, survey and rewards for the taxpayers have been introduced, reports BSS from Rajshahi.