East West Media Group Ltd., the largest media house of Bangladesh, and also a sister concern of Bashundhara Group, has been named as the top taxpayer in the print and electronic media category.
last year, this organization was accorded with an award for being one of the top taxpayers in the same category.
The Subsidiaries of the media group are--The Daily Sun, Bangladesh Pratidin, a Bangla Language newspaper and also the largest circulated newspaper in Bangladesh, the third largest circulated newspaper in the country the daily Kaler Kantho,
Banglanews24.com, an online news portal, News24, an HD satellite news channel, and Radio Capital, an FM radio Station based in Dhaka.
Noim Nizam, the editor of Bangladesh Pratidin and also the CEO of News24 and Radio Capital, has been recognized as one of the top five high taxpayers in Journalist category.
The four other journalists are--Bangla daily Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman, English daily The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam, private TV station Channel i News Director Shaikh Siraj and Chattogram-based Bangla daily Daily Azadi Editor Mohammad Abdul Malek.
The government on Thursday released a list of 141 tax-card recipients for fiscal 2018-19 for their exemplary compliance.
Of the 141 names, 76 are individuals while 54 companies.
Individuals in 18 categories, companies in 14 categories, and firms and other taxpayers in four categories will be honoured.