Tehran (IP): During a press conference on Tuesday morning, Seyyed Ehsan Khandozi, Minister of Economy and Finance and the economic spokesman of the government, announced that the ratio of stable incomes, including customs, company dividends, and non-oil incomes and taxes, has increased from 45% to 52% over the past three years. He expressed optimism that this ratio could reach 60% in the current year.

Iran PressIran news: In the joint presser with Khandozi, Davoud Manzour, the head of Iran's Planning and Budget Organization (PBO), stated that oil dependency has been one of the primary reasons for the chronic budget deficits in recent years in Iran. He further mentioned that the current administration is trying to increase the share of sustainable incomes by addressing these issues.

Khandouzi added that the administration has implemented a 5% reduction in production taxes and applied tax exemptions for corporate profits last year, which was a good incentive. He further stated that manufacturing companies can now use bank guarantees and treasury documents to pay taxes and charges.

The economic spokesperson of the government also mentioned the connection between currency fluctuations and the budget, stating that the delay in the budget notification this year is due to the first year of implementation of the internal regulations of the parliament. He emphasized that currency fluctuations do not benefit the government, and social considerations of governments benefit from currency stability rather than fluctuations.

PBO Chief Manzoor announced that a budget of 4000 thousand billion is predicted for the strategic sector of health and treatment. He also mentioned that the medical education and research funds have been separated from the treatment sector, and 4000 thousand billion has been predicted for the strategic health and treatment sector from the private sector. Manzoor added that this year in the health and treatment sector, a new approach will be taken to serve and satisfy the people.


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