EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Privatization Organization has outlined plans to facilitate divestiture of government assets in the coming Persian calendar year that begins in March.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance will prepare a preliminary draft of personal income tax bill by Jan. 10, a deputy economy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: The government intends to earn 8,087 billion rials ($596.82 million) from tax on cigarette imports next year (March 2020-21).
EghtesadOnline: The government will weigh up offering earnings from higher gasoline prices to people only after monitoring their bank accounts, Ahmad Meydari, deputy minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare, announced.
EghtesadOnline: The Swiss Federal Council adopted a dispatch on a protocol to the double tax agreement (DTA) with Iran on Oct. 23, which implements the minimum standards for such agreements.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government has issued a framework assigning tasks to executive bodies, as a part of an amendment to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Law.
EghtesadOnline: Economic expert Hamid Azarmand believes that the government’s desire to regain a tighter grip over local markets is the underlying motivation for separating the trade wing of the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade and establishing a new ministry.
EghtesadOnline: Restrictions will be imposed on rice cultivation in Iranian provinces other than the two northern provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran.