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Bangladesh: Tax return filing and tax payment relief measures (COVID-19)

Bangladesh: Tax return filing and tax payment relief

The government on 7 May 2020 approved draft legislation to extend the time for taxpayers to file their tax returns and to pay their taxes as relief measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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Separate draft legislation to amend the value added tax (VAT) rules has been approved allowing the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to extend the time-limit for submission of VAT returns.

Taxpayers that comply with the filing and payment deadlines, as extended under the relief measures, will not be subject to penalty or interest assessments.

Read a May 2020 report [PDF 1.0 MB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Bangladesh

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