Valued Added Tax (VAT) is a very important matter of today’s life. Everybody comes across some 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 Chalan. So, it is important for everyone to obtain basic knowledge on VAT. It is more important for them whose decisions matter for their businesses and industries.
People dealing with management, finance and VAT in different businesses and industries require to know many things regarding VAT, some of those matters are tricky in nature and some are general. Industries, business houses and authorities empowered to deduct VAT at source very often find themselves in troubles because of tiny lapses which could have been easily avoided had they had basic knowledge regarding VAT. Questions like: Who requires taking VAT registration? What are the rates of VAT? When VAT becomes payable? What is Turnover Tax and Cottage Industry? Where input tax credit is not allowed? How to face a VAT audit and an irregularity or evasion case? How to maintain books of accounts? How to submit VAT returns? How refund and drawback is to be taken? What are the offences and penalties if provisions of VAT Act and Rules are violated? are common concerns – the answers to those may not be obtained instantly causing sufferings to them.
This basic course is designed to provide all concerned primary, structural knowledge based on which they can find solutions to many of their queries themselves. Thus, the participants would be able to protect their businesses and industries from many would-be troubles and they would be able to contribute to the sound fiscal management in their businesses, industries and offices.
How participants will benefit after the course:
The purpose of this course is to provide the participants basic and structural knowledge regarding all aspects of VAT. Thus attending the course, the participants will be able to:
- develop general knowledge regarding all aspects of VAT;
- find solutions to many of their queries by themselves;
- run the fiscal management in their organizations in far better way;
- protect their organizations from many future troubles;
- further develop their career in VAT, finance and management.
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Dr. Md. Abdur Rouf
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 550 members doing jobs mostly in private sector in the area of VAT. It is a professional body for cultivating and sharing VAT knowledge and developing skills of the members.
Mr. Rouf obtained bachelor and Master degrees in International Relations from the University of Dhaka, M.Phil. in Public Policy from National University and Ph.D. in Value Added Tax (VAT) policy of Bangladesh from Jahangirnagar University. He has received advanced training from international institutions in Thailand, Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Singapore, The Philippines, Australia, Uganda, France, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico and some other countries. Dr. Rouf is a distinguished VAT expert of the country who has been working in the VAT management of Bangladesh and providing VAT training for about 22 years since 1995. Prior to starting work in VAT management he worked for three years in banking. Dr. Rouf is a widely acclaimed VAT trainer of Bangladesh and a regular trainer at Bdjobs training.
Dr. Rouf has authored three books on VAT, two in Bangla and one in English. One of his Bangla book titled Shahaj Bhashai VAT has got wide popularity because of easy explanations of the provisions of law and practical questions and answers included in it. The other Bangla book titled Shahaj Bhashai Notun VAT Ain is based on the new VAT law which is presently kept in abeyance. He has authored one book in English titled Value Added Tax System of Bangladesh: act, rules and procedures. He has a good number of publications at home and abroad covering mostly VAT issues. He writes on various matters of VAT in national dailies. Dr. Rouf owns an website exclusively on VAT, that contains freely downloadable contents on VAT. Dr. Rouf answers VAT related short queries if sent to his email.
Dr. Rouf is member of a number of national and international bodies. He dreams of a business-friendly and revenue-friendly VAT system in Bangladesh to commensurate with Vision 2021 and 2041. He is married and has two sons and a daughter.