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The amount of tax on empty houses was announced/ fuss for nothing – Tejaratnews

According to Tejarat News, the National Housing Fund has started working with the approval of its statutes and the approval of the Guardian Council, and according to the head of the executive board of this fund, 6600 billion Tomans have been collected so far, mainly from the government’s treasury. This is despite the fact that in the first six months of this year, the tax on empty houses was 485 million tomans and the tax on luxury units was only 12 billion and 775 million tomans; It means almost nothing!

According to ISNA, after more than a year of struggle and the approval of the Guardian Council, the National Housing Fund’s constitution was finally approved by the council on November 14, 1401 and announced by the government on November 18. According to Masoud Rahnama – Chairman of the National Housing Fund, 6600 billion Tomans have been collected in this fund so far.

From the beginning, the most important source predicted for the National Housing Fund was the taxes of the housing and construction sector, but now there is a tax gap in it. It is said that the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development is responsible for identifying empty and luxury units in order to collect taxes, which has identified 520,000 empty houses, but apparently a list of luxury houses has not yet been provided. In the middle of June this year, Seyed Ehsan Khandozi, Minister of Economy, spoke about the unwillingness of the previous government to implement the tax law on luxury houses.

According to Khandozi, in December 1400, the regulation of luxury houses was approved by the cabinet. Now, however, experts say that the tax on expensive and luxury units does not have an enforcement tool. Khandozi said in this regard: If a person does not intend to sell his house, we have no means to collect taxes.

In any case, as the head of the National Housing Fund Executive Committee told the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development news website, out of the 6600 billion Tomans deposited into the National Housing Fund’s account, 4500 billion Tomans from the government treasury and the Planning and Budget Organization and nearly 2100 Billion Tomans have been allocated through the repayment of Mehr housing facilities.

The Chairman of the Executive Board of the National Housing Fund, emphasizing that in addition to fixing the defects of the statute, issues such as the internal regulations, employment regulations and other issues have been followed up and followed up in the fund, and it has reached a good stage, he added: In the National Housing Fund, at the same time, the issue of credits, attracting Sources and other matters have also been followed up.

He also announced the holding of numerous meetings with companies and organizations affiliated to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, including Iran’s Urban Renewal Company, New Cities Construction Company, and the National Land and Housing Organization for the implementation and implementation of the support and financing of the National Housing Movement Plan and said: Numerous meetings have been held with companies and organizations affiliated to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development in order to create synergy and convergence during this week, so that we can create part of the resources in the form of capital supply and market management, and by creating added value, we can provide resources for the implementation of the movement plan. Get national housing.

The Chairman of the Executive Board of the National Housing Fund announced regarding the internal regulations and other regulations that are needed to start the work of the National Housing Fund: According to the law, internal, financial and regulatory regulations and other regulations will be approved by the board of trustees, which will be The proposal of the chairman of the board of trustees will be presented in the meeting of the board of trustees and will become official with the approval of the board of trustees.

Therefore, according to the approved statutes, the National Housing Fund, with the aim of creating synergy, strengthening the support capacity and optimal allocation of financial resources of the housing sector, having an independent legal personality, administrative and financial authority and affiliated to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, the formation and provisions of this statute and The laws and regulations governing government companies are administered in compliance with Sharia standards.

Considering that from the beginning it was stated that the taxes of the housing and construction sector are supposed to be injected into this fund and it was considered as the most important financial source for it, it seems that during the last 15 months, not much tax from the source of the housing sector has entered this fund. has not been done; Because what was actually obtained from the tax on empty houses two years after the law was approved is 22 billion tomans, and the figure received from the tax on houses with a price of more than 10 billion tomans was only 12 billion and 775 million tomans.

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