Doing Business in Iran

Resolving Insolvency

Resolving Insolvency

Below is a detailed summary of the strengths and weaknesses in existing insolvency regulations in four areas: commencement of proceedings, management of debtor’s assets, reorganization proceedings and creditor participation.This information…

Enforcing Contracts

Below is a detailed summary of the efficiency of contract enforcement. It follows the evolution of a sale of goods dispute, tracking the time, cost and number of procedures involved from the moment the plaintiff files the lawsuit until…
Trading Across Borders

Trading Across Borders

Below is a detailed summary of the procedural requirements for exporting and importing a standardized cargo of goods. Documents associated with every official procedure are counted—from the contractual agreement between the 2 parties…
Paying Taxes

Paying Taxes

Below is a detailed summary of the taxes and mandatory contributions that a medium-size company must pay or withhold in a given year, as well as measures of administrative burden in paying taxes.This information was collected as part of…
Protecting Minority Investors

Protecting Minority Investors

Below is a detailed summary of the strength of minority shareholder protections against misuse of corporate assets by directors for their personal gain.This information was collected as part of the Doing Business project, which measures…
Getting Credit

Getting Credit

Below is a detailed summary of two sets of issues—credit information registries and the effectiveness of collateral and bankruptcy laws in facilitating lending.This information was collected as part of the Doing Business project, which…
Registering Property

Registering Property

Below is a detailed summary of the steps, time and cost involved in registering property in Iran, Islamic Rep.. It assumes a standardized case of an entrepreneur who wants to purchase land and a building that is already registered and free of…
Getting Electricity

Getting Electricity

Below is a detailed summary of the procedures, time and cost required for a business to obtain an electricity connection for a newly constructed building in Iran, Islamic Rep..This information was collected as part of the Doing Business…
Dealing with Construction Permits

Dealing with Construction Permits

 Below is a detailed summary of the procedures, time and costs to build a warehouse in Iran, Islamic Rep.. This includes obtaining necessary licenses and permits, completing required notifications and inspections and obtaining utility…
Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Below is a detailed summary of the bureaucratic and legal hurdles faced by entrepreneurs wishing to incorporate and register a new firm in Iran, Islamic Rep.. It examines the procedures, time and cost involved in launching a commercial or industrial…
Taxation in Iran

Taxation in Iran

Introduction:A company is resident in Iran if it’s established under the Iranian Commercial Code, or if it is managed from Iran. For tax purposes, the Iranian calendar year, starting 21 March and ending 20 March of the following year…

Balancing Opportunities with Practical Business Risks

The removal of many international sanctions on Iran in early 2016 looks certain to boost the country’s economic prospects. However, enhancement of the investment climate in the medium-term notwithstanding. Following years of isolation from…

A Review of Iran’ s Employment Law

Iran as a developing country has an employee friendly labor employment law that sets extremely difficulties in lay off the staffs.There are some pros which are:  Social security is compulsory for all Iranian employees and…
Investment Protection Measures in Iran

Investment Protection Measures in Iran

I.R. Iran’s Foreign Investment ManualThe government of I.R. Iran welcomes foreign investments and urges all the foreign investors to attentively peruse Iran’s Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act (FIPPA) and its executive…
Foreign Investment

Q &A On Foreign Investment in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran. Foreign Investment in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Q&AChapter one: General InformationChapter Two: Foreign CapitalChapter…
Foreign Investment

Q &A On Foreign Investment in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran. Foreign Investment in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Q&AChapter one: General InformationChapter Two: Foreign CapitalChapter…