Tax justice

Dhaka, 19 March 2019. Today a group of 18 Rights Based Civil Society Networks have demanded the tax money to invest for establishing women's rights through a human chain organized in front of National Press Club Dhaka. Speakers mentioned that “Men are enjoying the benefits of food, health, healthcare,...
Dhaka, 8th November 2018. Today thirty-two civil society rights group facilitated by Equity and Justice Working Group Bangladesh (EquityBD) in cooperation with Tax and Financial Justice Asia (TAFJA) and Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ) and as a part of global week of action, have organized a human chain...
Today 13 June 2018, twenty right based civil society networking organizations coordinated by EquityBD has organized a human chain in front of national press club and urged government to emphasize Income Tax instead VAT (Value Added Tax) for revenue mobilization and implementing 2018-19 national budget. They also raised voice...
Dhaka, 7th May 2017. Today  25 rights based civil society organizations along with EquityBD termed the VAT (Value Added Tax) as regressive to poor. Government is embarking on this with IMF (International Monetary Fund) prescriptions, so there should not be emphasize on VAT, which is indirect tax, there should be...
Dhaka, 23 March 2017. A group of 22 Rights Based Civil Society Network has demanded in the inclusion women activities related with homestead performance in our national economy and GDP (Gross Domestic Product). This demand has been made from an event of human chain titled “Count Women Activities in...
Dhaka, 7th June 2016. Toady 7th June Equity and Justice Working Group Bangladesh (EquityBD) a net work of right based civil societies, farmers, labors and NGOs, has organized a press conference at national press club Dhaka title “ Budget 2016-17, Stop capital flight must be a priority rather than...
Dhaka 16th April 2016. Today in a roundtable title “Illicit Financial Flow and Our Political Economy” jointly organized by the Daily Bonikbarta and Equity and Justice Working Group Bangladesh (EquityBD), speakers are urged for a minimum political commitment from all parties to promote sense of security to reduce illicit...
As a part of Global Week of Action for Tax Justice, today more than 20 rights based civil society organizations including farmers and labor organizations led by EquityBD has organized a human chain in front of national press club and demand to ensure Tax Transparency of MNCs (Multinational Companies)...
24th may 2015: Today twenty one rights based civil society organizations and networks facilitated by EquityBD organized a press conference in national press club titled “Stop illicit Finance flow to ensure development investment and revenue mobilization” and demanded to take specific measures to stop illicit finance flow. They also...
Dhaka, 25th April 2015. Today from a human chain 23 right based civil society organizations urge the government to reconsider IMF prescriptions on VAT law. They also demanded cancellation of new VAT law which proposes 15% flat rate for all good and commodities. They think, this new law will...

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