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TK 130cr revenue collected from Gold Tax Fair

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Economic Reporter :
National Board of Revenue (NBR) has collected around Taka 130 crore as revenue from 'Gold Tax Fair' held in all divisional cities, including Dhaka and Chattogram.
In the fairs, jewelers legalized about 13 lakh bhori undisclosed stocks of gold and 1000 carat diamond and 500 Bhori silver.
NBR and Bangladesh Jewelers Samity (BAJUS) jointly organised the fair for the first time to allow jewellers and traders to disclose the stocks of precious metals to taxmen.
NBR Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan inaugurated the fair at the InterContinental Hotel in the city on Sunday.
NBR and BAJUS organised the fair for three days in Dhaka and Chattogram cities while two days for other divisional cities.
Talking to BSS, convener of the Gold Tax Fair and NBR Member (Income Tax Policy) Kannon Kumar Roy said NBR has got huge responses from the business community during the fair though it was held for the first time in the country.

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