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If tobacco tax is increased, additional revenue of Tk 9,200 crore will be collected

If tobacco tax is increased, additional revenue of Tk 9,200 crore will be collected

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  ‘The current tobacco tax structure is extremely complex which is a major obstacle in the way of discouraging tobacco use. And for that, we have to simplify this tax structure. In that sense, it is possible to reduce tobacco use by increasing tobacco taxes in an effective way"- The speakers expressed their views in a virtual exchange meeting with the members of the Executive Committee of the Economic Reporters Forum (ERF) organized by the Dhaka Ahsania Mission on 15 February on the issue of the tobacco tax. The meeting was presided over by Shafiqul Alam, vice-president of Economic Reports Forum. Iqbal Masud, Director, Health and Wash Sector, Dhaka Ahsania Mission, Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Former Chairman, Bangladesh Chemical Industry Corporation (BCIC) and Lead Policy Adviser...