Bangladesh widens tax probe against Yunus
- Published: 12 Sep 2013 at 21.22
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DHAKA - Bangladesh authorities Thursday widened a tax probe against 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, accusing seven enterprises he founded and now chairs of evading taxes and under-reporting profits.
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) made the allegations in a press briefing in the capital Dhaka after the seven firms, including the country's largest renewable energy company, said they have paid taxes regularly.
``The statements of the seven companies are not based on facts,'' NBR chairman Ghulam Hussain said and added that the seven companies evaded taxes, obtained tax exemption benefits illegally and undereported profits
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