The industrialization and oil in Iran has majorly added to its economy making it one of the largest in the world. Therefore, has made it possible for many people depending on the public sector. Therefore, most of the people in the country work for the government. The salaries are less for the people working for the government, thus they rely on corruption to better their lives. This fraudulent behavior has, therefore, made Iran Government to be listed among the most corrupt around the world.Some of the effects of corruption are as stated below.
The corruption in Iran has promoted terrorism. The corruption has made Iran terror groups to emerge. The economy has suffered both, directly and indirectly, due to terror activities. The economy experience low growth as tourists and investors keep away from Iran due to fear of insecurity. In addition, the cause of fear to the people is promoted by some people in the government as they fund the terrorists. The bombing of the buildings, mass killings and suicide bombers are among the reported cases of terrorism in Iran.
Poverty has also increased due to corruption in Iran. Corruption has persisted, and new corrupt procedures are developed by the people who are greedy to have more than others.This has made some people poor in the process across the country. There is theft of public resources and other people are left with nothing. Therefore, corruption in the Iranian government has promoted poverty to its citizens.
Also, corruption in Iran has made land administration worse 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. Thus, this makes people choose to offer bribes to officials to have a way around the long process and get permits illegally. For the industries and companies constructing new structures, They also acquire financial support through connections and corrupt methods. To register a company takes less time than the expected through corruption.
The admiration of tax is also affected by the Iranian corruption in government. Powerful people and organization evade tax in Iran through corrupt means. Tax officials receive bribery from some people to assist them in evading taxes leading to loss of revenue. From such behaviors they can do businesses legally without paying taxes. The taxation department has so far become unreliable in Iran due to rising cases of corruption.