Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) fell to 6.98% in East Timor in 2017

Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) (%)
Economy | East Timor | December 1, 2019
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Taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue reached 6.98 % in 2017 in East Timor, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.36 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in East Timor reached an all time high of 7.70 % in 2016 and an all time low of 1.41 % in 2011. When compared to East Timor's main peers, taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue in Australia amounted to 21.5 %, 38.1 % in Indonesia, 28.7 % in Malaysia and 28.2 % in Papua New Guinea in 2017.

East Timor has been ranked 102nd within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of taxes on goods and services as a share of revenue.

Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on the extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.

Taxes on Goods and Services (As % of Revenue) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 23.9% 22.5% 23.4% 23.8% 21.9%
Cambodia % 39.3% 35.4% 38.0% 42.0% 45.9%
East Timor % ... 1.41% 1.63% 1.85% 3.85% 5.85%
Indonesia % 29.3% 32.3% 34.3% 34.1% 37.8%
Malaysia % 15.4% 14.6% 14.5% 14.9% 22.8%
New Zealand % 27.3% 29.0% 28.7% 28.6% 28.8%
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... 24.3% 24.4%
Philippines % 22.7% 23.9% 25.7% 25.3% 25.8%
Singapore % 25.3% 23.7% 23.7% 23.6% 23.2%
Thailand % 39.5% 39.1% 42.3% 41.7% 42.9%
Vietnam % 43.2% 39.2% 40.2% ... ... ... ...