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Guardians Council Sends Vacancy Tax Bill Back to Parliament

Guardians Council Sends Vacancy Tax Bill Back to ParliamentGuardians Council Sends Vacancy Tax Bill Back to Parliament

The Guardians Council–a watchdog that ensures laws are in line with the Iranian Constitution and Islamic law–has sent back the vacancy tax bill to the Iranian Parliament for reconsideration.
Abbasali Kadkhodaei, the council's spokesman, said in a tweet on Thursday that it had found ambiguities regarding the revision bill of Article 54 of Direct Tax Code (vacancy tax) and in order to better protect the rights of people, it was returned to the Majlis, IRNA reported.
Members of the Iranian Parliament recently approved revisions to Article 54 of Direct Tax Code. The legislation would make several changes to vacancy tax with the aim of returning empty properties to use as rental homes for people.

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