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Tax Exemption

Tax Exemption Tax Exemption

Tour operators offering pilgrimage services now have tax-exempt status, following a directive issued by the Majlis. Speaking to Mehr News Agency, head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, Saeed Ohadi, welcomed the news and said for five years his organization had been trying to receive the status.  According to the new law, agencies that transport pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Syria will be exempt from paying taxes.