BUDGET 2021-22

A limited number of MPs attended the budget session in parliament wearing masks and gloves and keeping physical distance on Thursday to stop coronavirus transmission. Photo: PID
Parliament has approved a supplementary budget of Tk 139.87 billion to authorise additional expenditures by ministries and divisions for the current fiscal year ending Jun 30.
Workers moving stones from a vessel to a truck by using a crane at Majhirghat pier in Chattogram. Photo: Suman Babu
Amid criticisms that the new budget lacks clarity about employing people who have lost their job due to the pandemic crisis, AHM Mustafa Kamal has said he hopes extensive tax waivers will boost busine ...
Funds won't be an issue for healthcare, vaccination: govt
The government has sought to allay concerns over the allocation for healthcare in the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year, assuring that funds would be readily mobilised for the sector when n ...
The Centre for Policy Dialogue or CPD holds a media briefing to review the proposed national budget for FY22 at Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka on Friday, Jun 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi
The Centre for Policy Dialogue says the government has overlooked the challenges of meeting the targets set out in the proposed spending plan for fiscal 2021-22, while the budget also lacks a results- ...
People watch Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal unveiling the national budget for 2021-22 fiscal year on TV at a shop in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar on Thursday, Jun 3, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi
Clarity is the key to budgeting. And the need for it is deeply felt at a time when the pandemic makes the future terribly uncertain, with coronavirus cases and deaths relentlessly plotting an upward c ...
Bangladesh to tax rich more as pandemic widens inequality
The rich will have to pay more tax once the proposed budget for the fiscal year starting on Jul 1 is passed.
Agro-based industries get 10-year tax exemption
Bangladesh has announced a 10-year tax exemption for six individual sectors in agro-based industries to generate employment and tackle the drought in investment caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Bangladesh budget: How it impacts your purse
The prices of many goods and products are likely to change under the budget tailored for 2021-22 fiscal.
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