The Taka is the currency of Bangladesh. The most commonly used symbol for the Taka is Tk and ৳. This is used on receipts while purchasing goods and services. One taka is divided into 100 poisha.
In Bengali, the word "taka" is also used to mean any money, currency, or notes.
Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of the country, prints the currency. Except one taka and two taka notes, which are the done by the Ministry of Finance.
100 Taka are about 1.50 US dollars (December 2005).