DHAKA, March 20, 2023 (BSS) - The revenue collection by the National Board of
Revenue (NBR) during the July-February period of the current fiscal year
(FY23) witnessed an 8.92 percent growth from income tax, VAT and customs with
a collection of Taka 1,96,037.51 crore.
The revenue collection by the revenue board during the same period of the
last fiscal year (FY22) were Taka 1,79,984 crore.
NBR officials said out of the overall revenue collection of Taka 1,96,037.51
crore during this eight-month period, Taka 59,198.07 crore will come from
customs, Taka 76,401.46 crore from VAT and Taka 60,437.98 crore from income
tax and travel tax.
This overall revenue collection is, however, lower than the revenue
collection target of Taka 2,19,015 crore during this eight-month period.
The NBR officials said that the revenue collection during the July-February
period of the last fiscal year (FY22) from customs or import and export duty
was Taka 56,726 crore which increased to Taka 59,198.07 crore during this
period having a growth of 4.36 percent.
On the other hand, the revenue collection from income tax and travel tax
during this eight month period witnessed a growth of 6.29 percent while the
revenue collection from VAT during this July-February period experienced a
healthy growth of 15.07 percent.
The revenue collection from income tax and travel tax during July-February
period of last fiscal year (FY22) was Taka 56,861.56 crore while the revenue
collection from VAT during the same period of the last fiscal year was Taka
The NBR has a target of collecting Taka 3.70 lakh crore in the current fiscal