BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 24
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The value of taxes paid to the state budget in Iran increased by 63 percent, during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through September 22, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Trend reports citing Fars News Agency.
According to the report, about 1.39 quadrillion rials (about $33 billion) worth of taxes was paid to the Iranian state budget in 6 months. Meanwhile, in the same period last Iranian year, the figure stood at 852 trillion rials (about $20.3 billion).
However, the Iranian parliament has set the tax payments for six months at 1.35 quadrillion rials (about $32.2 billion).
Iranian citizens have paid 516 trillion rials (about $12.3 billion) worth of taxes on goods and services, including car sales, cigarettes, value-added tax, and others. Of this, 406 trillion rials (about $9.66 billion) were accounted for value-added tax.
Furthermore, tax payments to legal entities, companies, and so on amounted to 869 trillion rials (about $20.7 billion) within the mentioned period.
Reportedly, the Iranian budget for the current Iranian year (March 21, 2021, through March 20, 2022) is about 24.4 quadrillion rials (about $580 billion).
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