16 Sep 2021, 16:43
Update : 16 Sep 2021, 16:45

Facebook, google, amazon pay Tk 4.60 crore as VAT


  DHAKA, Sept 16, 2021 (BSS) - Popular social media Facebook, e-commerce
giant Amazon and American multinational technology company google today
deposited Taka 4,60,73,460 as VAT to the state coffer.  

  These three giants paid the amount as VAT through submitting their VAT
returns for the current month.

  Earlier in last month, Facebook paid Taka 2,56,01,614 as VAT, google paid
Taka 1.70 crore as VAT while Amazon paid Taka 34,71,846 as VAT.  

  All of these three tech giants are registered with the Customs, Excise and
VAT Commissionerate, Dhaka South.  

  Talking to BSS, Commissioner of Customs, Excise and VAT Commissionerate,
Dhaka South SM Humayun Kabir said that these three non-resident companies
have been paying VAT regularly since those are registered with the

  "We're getting VAT from those companies regularly. Besides, we've become
able to know how much business they are making in Bangladesh after their
registration with the Commissionerate."

   The registered taxpayers have to submit their VAT returns every month
while the three tech giants have been paying VAT regularly from the current
fiscal year.


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