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Which Country Taxes Companies the Most?

Total Tax Rate (As % of Commercial Profits) (%), 2019
Economy | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2019, Comoros ranked the highest in tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits with 2.20% followed by Argentina and Eritrea. On the other end of the scale was Brunei with 0.080%, Georgia with 0.099% and Qatar with 0.113%.

Average tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits reached 0.404% in 2019 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.228 % more than in the previous year and -20.3 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average tax rate as a percentage of commercial profits reached an all time high of 0.531% in 2005 and an all time low of 0.403% in 2018. The average annual growth amounted to -1.94 % since 2005.

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

Total Tax Rate (As % of Commercial Profits) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Afghanistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.356% 0.361% 0.361% 0.479% 0.714%
Algeria % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.723% 0.732% 0.732% 0.660% 0.661%
Argentina % ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.19% 1.37% 1.38% 1.06% 1.06%
Bolivia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.837% 0.837% 0.837% 0.837% 0.837%
Brazil % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.661% 0.660% 0.656% 0.653% 0.651%
Central African Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.733% 0.733% 0.733% 0.733% 0.733%
Colombia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.788% 0.799% 0.723% 0.722% 0.723%
Comoros % ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.17% 2.17% 2.17% 2.17% 2.17%
Equatorial Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.471% 0.471% 0.471% 0.794% 0.794%
Eritrea % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.837% 0.837% 0.837% 0.837% 0.837%
Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.614% 0.614% 0.614% 0.614% 0.614%
Mauritania % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.527% 0.670% 0.670% 0.670% 0.670%
Puerto Rico % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.496% 0.660% 0.670% 0.644% 0.644%
Tajikistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.809% 0.818% 0.818% 0.661% 0.663%
Venezuela % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.650% 0.650% 0.647% 0.650% 0.701%