50% rise in cigarette sales tax revenues

Financial Tribune – The government earned 17,023 billion rials ($96.44 million) from tax on cigarette sales in the year ending March 2020.

The figure indicates a 50% rise compared with last year’s 11,334 billion rials ($64.21 million), Fars News Agency reported.

Tax on cigarettes sales increased by 22.8% to reach 7,868 billion rials ($44.57 million) last year compared with 6,406 billion rials ($36.29 million) in the fiscal 2018-19.