Tk 388.15-cr income tax collected from Rajshahi
Rajshahi zone has realized income taxes of Taka 388.15 crore in the first eight months of the current 2017-18 fiscal year up by Taka 100.54 crore than corresponding months of the previous fiscal.
Number of taxpayers has also been stood to 2,12,829 during this financial year from 1.90,183 of the previous one in the zone consisting with the districts of Rajshahi, Naogaon, Natore, Chapainawabgonj and Pabna.
"Target has been set to realize taxes of Taka 832 crore in the current fiscal and we are trying to attain the target by end of the fiscal," said Dr Khandakar Ferdous Alam, commissioner taxes, while talking to BSS at his office. He said the number of taxpayers is increasing gradually adding that the growth rate is significant.