EghtesadOnline: Tax revenues account for 40% of the government’s public budget, the head of Iranian National Tax Administration said.
EghtesadOnline: The government earned 2.5 trillion rials ($20.66 million) from cigarette tax in the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 21-July 22).
EghtesadOnline: Tax revenues during the first four months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018) increased by 10% compared to last year's corresponding period to reach 300 trillion rials ($6.81 billion), the head of the Iranian National Tax Administration said.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran accounted for 58% of government’s tax revenues (560 trillion rials or $12.87 billion) in the last fiscal year (March 2017-18), Mohammad Reza Nouri, the director of Tax Administration of Tehran Province, said.
EghtesadOnline: Higher tax revenues have always been a dream for the government. Though it is not smoothing shared by all in high places. Easy oil money meant that tax revenues were never really needed. So, adequate regulations and institutions for collecting taxes were hardly developed.