Taxes on Income, Profits and Capital Gains (As % of Revenue) rose to 44.2% in Mozambique in 2017

Taxes on Income, Profits and Capital Gains (As % of Revenue) (%)
Economy | Mozambique | May 17, 2019
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Taxes on income, profits and capital gains as a share of revenue reached 44.2 % in 2017 in Mozambique, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 23.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, taxes on income, profits and capital gains as a share of revenue in Mozambique reached an all time high of 44.2 % in 2017 and an all time low of 20.7 % in 2010. When compared to Mozambique's main peers, taxes on income, profits and capital gains as a share of revenue in Malawi amounted to 38.6 %, 49.4 % in South Africa and 33.1 % in Zambia in 2017.

Mozambique has been ranked 10th within the group of 104 countries we follow in terms of taxes on income, profits and capital gains as a share of revenue.

Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realised or not, on land, securities, and other assets.

Taxes on Income, Profits and Capital Gains (As % of Revenue) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 27.6% 31.9% 29.7% 30.7% 40.2%
Botswana % 29.3% 24.0% 27.9% 28.4% 28.4%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Kenya % 42.5% 40.9% 46.3% 37.4% 37.4% ...
Lesotho % 24.9% 17.9% 20.2% 21.0% 23.8%
Malawi % 30.4% 35.2% 27.9% 35.6% 38.7%
Mozambique % ... 23.4% 29.5% 32.0% 35.5% 33.1%
Namibia % 38.8% 38.3% 33.1% 35.6% 36.4%
South Africa % 49.9% 49.2% 48.4% 47.4% 47.1%
Swaziland % 41.1% 18.6% ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania % 21.6% 21.9% 25.8% 31.9% 27.2% ...
Uganda % 39.1% 30.6% 29.3% 29.5% 29.7%
Zambia % 37.5% 42.4% 35.5% 34.6% 33.6%
Zimbabwe % 30.9% 32.1% ... ... 33.5%