Bangladesh, Oct. 14 -- Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said on Sunday that the government would implement the fiscal measures for the current year without further amending the tax exemption provision.

He said henceforth no waiver will be offered by issuing statutory regulatory order (SRO).

"The NBR will have to achieve the target for revenue collection. If any changes in the budgetary measures are required, we will bring them in the next budget," he said.

No waiver would be given to the affluent people who can afford to pay the taxes, he added.

He said the exemptions, if need be, would be offered only with the approval from the Prime Minister.

The finance minister's resolute stance came at a meeting with the field-level tax, VAT and...