Economy, Domestic Economy

Iran Tax Office Identifies 2,500 Cases of Tax Evasion

2,500 Cases of Tax Evasion Identified2,500 Cases of Tax Evasion Identified

About 2,500 cases of tax evasion and 3,000 shell companies have been newly identified by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance. Noting that the ministry will not go easy on tax evaders, Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian said financial transparency needs to be coupled with alleviating pressure on productive private sector and entrepreneurs to improve business environment. “To that end, the Economy Ministry is pushing for identifying new taxpayers, preventing tax evasion and creating electronic services to facilitate taxation,” IRNA also quoted Karbasian as saying. 


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