Re-designing Individual Income Taxation

Most of the individual tax payers pay tax on their income from salary. With the salary the receive, these individual has to manage all the basic needs as well as extended needs. However, tax authority allows deduction on only 3 types of expenses. As if people need only house to live, medical to health and conveyance to go office. As if people do not need to eat, do not need to wear cloths and send their children to schools. Read more

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 and My Skepticism

On 11th May 2018, Bangladesh launched its first satellite. It is a matter of pride and joy. Whole nation was very excited to have the very first satellite sent to the space. Through this event, Bangladesh has marked its footprint in the vast space. The very first satellite has been named Bangabandhu Satellite-1 (BS-1) after the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Read more

Challenges of Auditing in Bangladesh (Part 1)

Issues of auditor independence, the role of corporate governance, the responsibilities of management, the appropriateness of consulting services, and the overall professional obligations of auditors have all been discussed and debated by a broad array of interested groups and individuals. The theme linking these debates has often been ‘what is wrong with the auditing profession?’ and its close relative ‘what can be done to improve the auditing profession?’ Read more

Experiencing Uber in Bangladesh

Uber has gained much popularity since its foundation back in 2009 a UberCab. Since then it has expanded its operation in different parts of the world. In continuation to that, Uber has started its operation on 22 November 2016 creating a hype among the young generation of the country. People were welcoming Uber and excited to get on a Uber ride. Read more

Experiencing vulnerability

Criminals always find new ways to commit crime. They finds innovative ways to exploit our weakest and careless moments leaving us vulnerable. In order to avoid becoming victim of the crime, we must be careful on the road and public transportation. We should identify our weakest points while we are at the road and try to overcome the weakness. We should also take lessons from other incidents so that we can make ourselves aware about the ways crimes are committed. It is said that prevention is better than cure. As part of preventing crimes, we should be aware before we fall victim of crimes. I request you all to stay safe and aware of surroundings while you are on road. Read more