Effect Of Corruption In The Economy And Government Of Iran
The Iranian economy is huge, and the vast industrial and oil sector majorly contributes a lot of revenue.For this reason, a large part of the population rely mostly on the public sector.This Has resulted in most people being employed by the government as it is enormous. The salaries are less for the people working for the government, thus they rely on corruption to better their lives. Therefore, such greedy behaviors have made the Iranian Government be among the most corrupt globally.Corruption in Iran has many effects on their economy, and they are highlighted below.
Terrorism is one of the problems promulgated by corruption in Iran. There have been terror groups formed as a result of high corruption in the Government of Iran. Due to this, the economy is affected both directly and indirectly. Due to instability in the country, tourist fear to travel there and also investors keep away from setting businesses hence affecting the economy.Also, these terror groups are funded by people in the government to cause fear among people. There have been reported cases of suicide bombers, mass gun attacks and even bombings of buildings.
The corruption state of Iran has promoted poverty in Iran. Corruption has persisted, and new corrupt procedures are developed by the people who are greedy to have more than others. People are therefore made miserable across the country due to such corruption activities. Public funds are vandalized, and no justice is done leaving others with nothing. Thus, the corrupt government of Iran has made poverty to be high in the country.
In addition, the land administration has been affected by the prevailing corruption in Iran. Due to corruption in the country, the Iranian land administration has been greatly affected.There is protection on the property rights and when buying or selling real estate is usually not a problem.But, It becomes hectic when selling large properties as the process involved is large. Due to this, most people prefer giving bribes to officials to make the process short and acquire licenses in illegal means.Similarly, For industries and companies setting up new structures, they obtain financial support via corruption and connections. Through such methods, the process of registering a company takes a shorter time than the expected.
Also, the other affected area is the Tax administration in Iran due to corruption. Powerful people and organization evade tax in Iran through corrupt means. They bribe tax officials to evade high taxation which results in revenue loss. By using such methods, Businesses can operate without remitting taxes to the government. The Iranian Taxing system has significantly being affected hence becoming undependable.