Total Tax Rate (As % of Commercial Profits) remained unchanged in Iran in 2018

Total Tax Rate (As % of Commercial Profits) (%)
Economy | Iran | May 17, 2019
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Total tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits reached 0.447 % in 2018 in Iran, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, total tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits in Iran reached an all time high of 0.447 % in 2016 and an all time low of 0.441 % in 2010. When compared to Iran's main peers, total tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits in Iraq amounted to 0.308 % and 0.341 % in Pakistan in 2018.

Iran has been ranked 57th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of total tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The total tax rate measures the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions payable by businesses after accounting for allowable deductions and exemptions as a share of commercial profits.

Total Tax Rate (As % of Commercial Profits) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan % 0.358% 0.356% 0.361% 0.361% 0.479%
China % 63.7% 0.688% 0.686% 0.679% 0.682%
India % 62.8% 0.557% 0.555% 0.555% 0.562%
Iran % 0.441% 0.441% 0.441% 0.441% 0.447%
Iraq % 0.299% 0.315% 0.315% 0.315% 0.315%
Kazakhstan % 0.290% 0.289% 0.289% 0.292% 0.292%
Kuwait % 0.124% 0.124% 0.128% 0.130% 0.130%
Pakistan % 39.1% 0.324% 0.326% 0.329% 0.334%
Saudi Arabia % 0.147% 0.146% 0.146% 0.150% 0.157%
Syria % 0.399% 0.399% 0.427% 0.427% 0.427%
Turkmenistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Uzbekistan % 0.987% 0.937% 0.421% 0.411% 0.381%