Iranian minister talks on e-activity of customs services next Iranian year
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 10
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
The Iranian customs services’ e-activity will be launched by late August next year, Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Farhad Dejpasand told reporters in Iran.
“After the modernization of customs, taxes will also be paid in e-form,” Dejpasand added, Trend reports referring to Mehr news agency.
The minister said that new technologies must be used to combat tax evasion and prevent violations in the tax system.
The Iranian minister emphasized that important steps must be taken for development of the digital economy in Iran.
Touching upon the government’s debt to the private sector, Dejpasand stressed that the debt is repaid in the form of barter and securities.
“The private schools and some enterprises receive 80 trillion rials of income (approximately $1.9 billion), but are exempt from taxes,” Dejpasand added.
“The taxation of such institutions is on the agenda of the Iranian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance,” the minister said.