The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has extended the income tax returns submission date to December 31, considering application of trade bodies.
NBR Chairman Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem today officially announced the time extension while speaking at a seminar, on the occasion of National Income Tax Day 2022, held at the conference hall of Revenue Bhaban in Dhaka’s Segunbagicha.
Mohammad Muslim Chowdhury, Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh, was present at the function as the chief guest.
The NBR chairman said that around 22 lakh income tax returns were submitted till November 29.
Many new taxpayers are willingly submitting returns this year and a good number of taxpayers sought time extension. Considering these, the time has been extended, he said.
He also said, submitting income tax returns is being simplified so that people can complete the process in a hassle-free environment.
Anyone with taxable income must submit returns, the NBR chairman said.