November 17: Inland Revenue Department has initiated a week-long awareness campaign on the occasion of the Eighth National Tax Day.
The National Tax Day is observed every year on November 17 in Nepal.
During the National Tax Day on Sunday, Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada felicitated 15 industries contributing tax under various heads in the last fiscal year.
The finance minister felicitated the country’s largest tax payer company Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd during a function organised to mark the day.
In the individual category, Siddhartha SJB Rana was declared the largest tax payer.
Likewise, Dabur Nepal and Jagadamba Steel were recognized as the largest exporters while Ghorahi Cement was honoured for contributing the highest Value Added Tax. Rastriya Banijya Bank’s contribution to remittance inflow was also recognized during the function.
Other companies felicitated during the function were Kamana Bikas Bank, Annapurna Agro, Chimeki Laghubitta, Nepal Life Insurance, Manipal Medical College, World Link, Agni Incorporated, Taragaun Regency and VS Morris Pvt Ltd.
Meanwhile, Siddhartha SJB Rana was declared the largest tax payer in individual category for the fourth consecutive time this year.
During the week-long campaign, the department will hold interactions with tax payers and organize various programmes.