In an effort to encourage compliance and increase mass awareness of the necessity of paying taxes, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) honoured nine businesses on Sunday, the 10th December 2017, for depositing the highest amount of VAT in the state coffer in fiscal 2015-16.
Unimart Ltd. was honored among one of these nine businesses for being depositing the highest amount of VAT in the fiscal year 2015-16. Finance minister AMA Muhit handed over the crest to Malik Talha Ismail Bari, Managing Director, Unimart.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith and Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu handed over the crests and certificates while NBR Chairman Md Nojibur Rahman chaired the event at NBR's under construction headquarters in the capital's Agargaon. The programme was in observance of VAT Day and simultaneously marked the start of VAT Week till December 15. This is the 12th year that the NBR acknowledged firms in manufacturing, trade and services in a bid to increase collection of VAT, which is now the biggest source of revenue followed by income tax and customs duty.
UNIMART Ltd. is a sister concern of United Group. It is a state-of-the-art supermarket with 40,000 sq. feet floor space located at the heart of Gulshan 2.