New VAT Law, Online VAT System and VAT Deduction at Source (VDS)

  • Date : Saturday, March 4, 2017
  • Duration : Day(9.30 AM-5.30 PM)
  • No. of Classes/ Sessions : Day Long
  • Last Date of Registration : 2 March, 2017
  • Venue : Bdjobs Training, BDBL Building (Level 19), 12 Kawran Bazar C/A, Dhaka 1215.


Valued Added Tax (VAT) is a very important matter of today’s life. Everybody comes across different aspects of VAT in course of his daily life and professional life. Be it an industry or any business house or any government or non-government office, there lies either the need for paying VAT or deducting VAT at source. All retail buyers require knowing the need for and importance of taking VAT Challan. So, it is important for everyone to obtain basic knowledge on VAT. It is more important for them whose decisions matter for their businesses, industries and offices. Moreover, people dealing with income tax, audit, management, finance, procurement, bills payable etc. sections in different businesses and industries require knowing many things regarding VAT, some of those matters are tricky in nature. Updated knowledge in the area is needed to lead a team in corporate houses. An executive or a corporate team leader not only requires to know the rules and regulations currently in practice but for promoting the purposes of the organizations, they require to know what rules and regulations are in the offing that will impact them. The Value Added Tax and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012 (new VAT law) has been passed by the parliament in 2012. Preparatory work is now going on to make the law fully effective from 1 July 2017. The executives and corporate leaders require knowing promptly what are the basic features of the new VAT law and how the new VAT law differs from the VAT law currently in force. The new VAT law shall be implemented through automated system. So, it also requires knowing what shall be the role of the VAT payers in the automated process. VAT deduction at source is a very important aspect of our VAT system today. People serving in the VDS withholding entities require knowing in details the provisions regarding VDS. This program is designed to provide the participants the VAT knowledge in these areas.

How participants shall benefit after the course?

The purpose of this program is to provide the participants basic understanding regarding the features of the new VAT law and to make them understand how the new VAT law is different from the current VAT law (VAT Act, 1991). Another purpose is to make them understand the features of the automated system through which the new VAT law shall be implemented. In addition, providing working knowledge regarding the provisions of the current VDS system is also a purpose of this training. Thus, attending the program, the participants:

--- Can develop knowledge regarding the basic features of the new VAT law;
--- Can develop knowledge regarding how the new VAT law is different from the current VAT law;
--- Can understand the basic features of the automated system through which the new VAT law shall be implemented;
--- Can understand their role to implement the new VAT law;
--- Can understand the basic provisions of current VDS system;
--- Can plan strategies for their organizations ahead to face future challenges;
--- Can plan strategies for their organizations ahead to reap the benefits of the provisions of the new VAT law;
--- Can further develop their career in VAT, finance and management.


Lecture, discussion, question and answer.

Contents of Training:

Lecture, discussion, presentation, question and answer.

Enactment of the new VAT law
Differences between the present and the new VAT laws
The automated VAT system
Preparations for implementation
Provisions of the new VAT law
Provisions of the new VAT rules
VAT Deduction at Source (VDS)

What is VAT Deduction at Source (VDS)
The VAT withholding entities
Obligatory list for VDS
Explanations of Procurement Provider
Some special cases of VDS
Where VDS does not require to be deducted
Dos and don’ts of withholding entity
Dos and don’ts of supplier
VDS Tips

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Anybody desirous of knowing the basic features of the new VAT law and its differences with the current VAT law can attend the program. Junior and mid-level executives of businesses, offices and industries dealing with VAT, finance, audit, inventory, management, procurement, HR, supply chain can attend the program. Career beginners in those areas can attend the program. Senior level managers and owners of industries and businesses can attend the program. VAT officials and employees can attend the program. Practitioners of Audit and Accounting Firms, Law Firms, Consultants and others can attend the program.

Resource Person

Dr. Md. Abdur Rouf

Founder Chairman

MD. ABDUR ROUF is FOUNDER CHAIRMAN of BANGLADESH VAT PROFESSIONALS FORUM commonly known as the VAT Forum. The VAT Forum is a professional body of VAT professionals with about 450 members doing jobs mostly in private sector in the area of VAT. It is a professional body for cultivating and sharing VAT.....

Lecture, discussion, question and answer.