Tax compliance and social acclaim
There is significant potential for improving revenue collection through social recognition programmes
High rates of economic growth, in-migration and urbanization have stressed the ageing infrastructure of Bangladesh. Firm production is regularly disrupted by power outages, and Dhaka, the epicentre of economic activity, is rated as one of the most unlivable cities in the world. Tax revenues are required to address the acute infrastructure challenges necessary to support economic growth, but Bangladesh has one of the lowest tax to gross domestic product (GDP) ratios in the world.