Tax income increases 16% in 6 months

November 13, 2018 - 21:45

TEHRAN- According to the country’s budget performance report, the government’s tax income during the first half of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22, 2018) has surpassed 500 trillion rials (about $11.9 billion), registering a 16.8 percent increase compared to the same time in the preceding year, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday.

President Hassan Rouhani’s economic strategy is to significantly reduce the government’s dependency on oil and instead collect tax more systematically.

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