Monday, August 15, 2022


Apple embraces ‘Netflix tax’ at last, settles lawsuit with Chicago over 9% levy

The ‘Netflix tax’ introduced in 2015, looks to extend the city’s tax on tickets for recreational activities and concerts to digital entertainment platforms.

‘Top tech billionaires in US making more while shelling out less in taxes’

Slamming the US tax system a recent ProPublica investigation revealed tech billionaires like Bill Gates make up 10 of the top 15 incomes among the top 400 American income-earners and yet, they do not pay high taxes.

Reimagining Technology for Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs: Vinayak Gupta, ADG, CBIC

Technology is being extensively used in CBIC, leading to greater facilitation to the tax-payer and tangible benefits to the tax administration, says Vinayak Gupta, ADG, CBIC.

EU to revise blacklist of tax havens, remove Seychelles, Dominica, and Anguilla from the list

The list, which was established in 2017 looks to counter widespread tax evasion and tax avoidance, and has been updated periodically to remove or add jurisdictions depending on their tax reforms

Bangladesh: New method of online tax returns in the offing

The new system was created by NBR officials after the previous project failed to attract taxpayers to file income tax returns online. Which is said to run a lot more automatically.

Bangladesh: Imported untaxed mobile phones to remain active

The Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) noted this on Thursday (June 17th). It has been learned that BTRC was supposed to start identifying illegal mobile phones from July 1. But some media reports were saying that illegal mobile phones would be shut down from that day.

Bangladesh Budget 2021-22: E-Commerce Association seeks tax exemption

The E-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) has sought exemption from e-commerce platforms at source tax from the proposed budget in FY 2021-22
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