M A Rahman Masum: Walton, the country's leading electrical, electronics and home appliances manufacturing and marketing company, has secured position at the top taxpayers list for the third consecutive year.
National Board of Revenue (NBR) has selected 141 individuals and companies for special award ‘Tax Card’ for their contribution to the national exchequer. Walton Micro-tech Corporation, Walton Plaza made the position in the list of NBR for the third year in a row in the farm category.
Earlier, Walton Micro-tech Corporation, Walton Plaza got tax card award in the same category in 2016 and 2017.
According to the notification signed by Deputy Secretary Mohammad Abdur Razzak, some 141 tax cards, which offer privileges to the cardholders, will be given to 76 individual taxpayers, 54 to companies and 11 to other categories.
The names of the highest taxpayers at national level include:
Senior citizen: Golam Dastagir Gazi, Tapan Chowdhury, Khondker Badrul Hasan, Samuel S Chowdhury and Anita Chowdhury.
War-wounded freedom fighter: Abu Saleh Mohammad Nasim, Nasir Uddin Mridha, Md Idris Ali Mia, SM Abdul Wahab and Md Ataur Rouf.
Physically challenged: Sukarno Ghosh, Kazi Akhter Hossain and Md Mamunur Rashid.
Female: Rubayat Farzana Hossain, Ratna Patra, Parvin Hasan, Nishat Farzana Chowdhury and Mahmuda Ali Sikdar.
Individual (aged under 40): Nafis Sikder, Md Amjad Khan, Gazi Golam Mortuza, Md Hasan and Md Zulfikar Hossain Masud Rana.
Businessman: Md Kaus Mia, Md Nuruzzaman Khan, Kamrul Ashraf Khan, Syed Abul Hossain and Abdul Kadir Molla.
Salaried person: Laila Hossain, Mohammad Yusuf, Hosne Ara Hossain, Khwaja Tajmahal and MA Haider Hossain.
Doctor: AKM Fazlul Haque, Pran Gopal Datta, Jahangir Kabir, Md Nurul Islam and NAM Momenuzzaman.
Journalist: Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mahfuz Anam, Shaikh Siraj, Matiur Rahman and Naem Nizam.
Lawyer: Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Ahsanul Karim, Mahbubey Alam, Tanjib-ul-Alam and Nihad Kabir.
Engineer: Mohammad Anwar Hossain, Md Hafizur Rahman and Mohammad Hamidul Haque.
Architect: Faiz Ullah, Md Hasan Shams Uddin and Iqbal Habib.
Accountant: Md Moktar Hossain, MBM Lutful Hadee and Bimalendu Chakraborty
New taxpayer: Mia Monika Rafiqulovna, Md Tafijul Islam Pial, Rana Malik, Siatun Nesa, Selina Akter, Saiful Islam and Rasel Roy.
Athlete: Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal Khan and Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.
Actor/actress: Mahfuz Ahmed, MA Jalil Ananta and SA Abul Hayat.
Singer: Tahsan Rahman Khan, Runa Laila and SD Rubel.
Others: Sadruddin Khan, Abu Mohammad Ziauddin Khan and Nazrul Islam Mazumdar.
Banking: Islami Bank Bangladesh, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, Southeast Bank Ltd and Pubali Bank Ltd.
Non-bank financial institution: IDLC Finance Ltd, Investment Corporation of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Ltd and Uttara Finance and Investment Ltd.
Telecommunications: Grameenphone Ltd.
Engineering: BSRM Steels Ltd, PHP Cold Rolling Mills Ltd and PHP NOF Continuous Galvanizing Mills Ltd.
Food and Allied: Nestle Bangladesh Ltd, Olympic Industries Ltd and Transcom Beverages Ltd.
Energy: Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company, Sylhet Gas Field Ltd and Chevron Bangladesh Blocks 13 and 14 Ltd.
Jute: Janata Jute Mills, Super Jute Mills and Ahyan Jute Mills Ltd.
Spinning and textile: Coats Bangladesh Ltd, Apex Textile Printing Mills, Badsha Textiles Ltd, Square Textile Mills, Envoy Textiles Ltd, Fakhruddin Textiles Mills Ltd and Square Fashion Yarns Ltd.
risingbd/Nov 4, 2018/M A Rahman/Nasim