Budget – 2015: How to adopt the changes made in VAT, Customs & Income Tax System in your business

Mr. Zakir Hossain
M.Sc Geology (DU), MBA
Additional Commissioner,
Directorate of VAT Audit and Intelligence andDeputy Project Director,
VAT Online Project, NBR

Workshop Details

The taxation is an integral part of your business. It influences your day to day business activity, even your personal life. A wrong decision on the tax matter may spoil your dream you made over the years. Tax may be a big hurdle to jump over if you fail to address it in time in right way. As a transitional economy, tax policy is not stable in Bangladesh. There are so many changes over the years that definitely influence your business. So, it requires to be updated always for your safety and smoother growth of your business. A lot of changes are made in taxation system by National Budget- 2015. Many changes in VAT, Customs and Income Tax are made. Most of the changes come with immediate effect. So, it becomes imperative to adjust your business according to the changes as soon as possible. The workshop covers all major changes in the VAT, Customs and Income Tax. It also highlights the process of adjustment to your system.

The contents in brief:

  • Introduction
  • Effective dates of budgetary changes
  • Changes in VAT (Covering all changes in Budget- 2015)
    • Specific Changes
    • Effect of Changes
    • Adjusting your business process
  • Changes in Customs (Covering all changes in Budget- 2015)
    • Specific Changes
    • Effect of Changes
    • Adjusting your business process
  • Changes in Income Tax (Covering all changes in Budget -2015)
    • Specific Changes
    • Effect of Changes
    • Adjusting your business process
  • Introduction to the new VAT & SD Act, 2012

Participants’ benefit:

Through this program the participants will be able to enrich themselves with brief but precise knowledge regarding the basic features of the VAT and SD Act, 2012 and they will be familiar with the upcoming automated VAT environment. Thus by attending the program, the participants:

  • Will have knowledge regarding the basic features of VAT and SD Act, 2012;
  • Will be able to understand the automated VAT environment that is coming into effect from 2015;
  • Can prepare themselves for the challenges of the new VAT environment;
  • Will be able to protect their organizations from future troubles;
  • Will be able to build their career in finance, management and VAT as well.


Buffet lunch and two tea-breaks will be arranged for the participants during the workshop


Certificates will be awarded to the participants at the closing of the workshop.

Event Details
Date: 12 June 2015
Day: Friday
Time: 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM
Fee: 3000/- Taka only(Vat inclusive)/ Per person.
Last Date of Registration: 11 June 2015
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Who can attend

Anyone concerned to trade, commerce and industry can attend the program to understand how the proposed Act protects their interests. Besides executives of different trade bodies, Policy analysts , Owners of industries and business houses , Officers and executives dealing with finance and VAT matters in businesses, Chief executives of businesses who intend to keep themselves up-to-date regarding Tax, VAT, Customs matters, People involved in VAT/Tax consultancy and lawyers, C&F Agents ,Auditors of Audit and Accounting Firms, above all, officers and employees of VAT, Tax and Tax department also can attend this workshop .

This program will be best suited for the business personnel of the following categories:
• Owners of SMEs
• Management Trainees
• Accounts/Finance Executives
• Managers (F & A)
• Commercial Managers
• Clearing and Forwarding Agents
• VAT Advisors & IT Practitioners
• Anyone interested to build their career in Accounts & Finance

Learning Methodology
The workshop will be conducted in the following ways:
• Presentation
• Open discussion
• Group Work
• Case study
• Listing impact of changes for each participants
• Developing new work process for adopting changes made in budget
• Listing DOs for changes made to adopt in the business of each participants.
Workshop Materials
The following materials will be provided in the workshop:
• Finance bill
• Gazette notifications (for all taxes)
• Customs tariff schedule
• PPT presentations and case study solutions.