Land tax payment deadline extended

The land ministry has extended the deadline for paying the current year’s land development tax till 15 June 2020 in view of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

The land ministry issued an order on Wednesday in this regard, said a press release.

According to the existing rules, the 30th Chaitra of the Bangla calendar (13 April) is the deadline for paying the yearly land development tax, the release said, adding that this year the deadline was extended due to the general holidays and restriction on people’s movement in a bid to check the spread of pandemic coronavirus.