Bangladesh, March 7 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has set a target to find out a total of 0.7 million new taxpayers in the current fiscal year (FY), 2018-19, from the owners of house properties, businesses and salaried persons.

Officials said the NBR's Income Tax Wing will conduct a door-to-door survey on the basis of holding numbers and other information, collected from the two city corporations.

The NBR's Tax Survey and Inspection Wing has found around 230,000 holdings under the Dhaka South City Corporation and 162,000 holdings under the Dhaka North City Corporation.

Taxmen will scrutinise whether residents of these holdings have taxable income or they are included in tax-net.

The wing has also found at least 1.3 million busi...