Which Country Taxes Companies the Most?

Total Tax Rate (As % of Commercial Profits) (%), 2016
Economy | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 170 countries in 2016, Comoros ranked the highest in tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits with 2.17% followed by Argentina and Eritrea. On the other end of the scale was Brunei with 0.087%, East Timor with 0.112% and Qatar with 0.113%.

Average tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits reached 0.406% in 2016 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.372 % less than in the previous year and -28.8 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits reached an all time high of 0.534% in 2005 and an all time low of 0.406% in 2016. The average annual growth amounted to -2.46 % since 2005.

Data for more countries are available at Total Tax Rate (As % of Commercial Profits) indicator page.