Which Country Taxes its Companies the Most?

Corporate Income Tax (As % of GDP) (%), 2011 or latest
Economy | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 32 countries in 2011, Norway ranked the highest in corporate income tax as a share of GDP with 11.0% followed by Luxembourg and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 1.21%, Estonia with 1.26% and Iceland with 1.59%.

Data for more countries are available at Corporate Income Tax (As % of GDP) indicator page.

Corporate Income Tax (As % of GDP) Unit 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Australia % 5.82% 6.44% 6.86% 5.90% 4.81% ...
Belgium % 3.31% 3.53% 3.49% 3.34% 2.50%
Canada % 3.44% 3.85% 3.50% 3.38% 3.40%
Czech Republic % ... ... 4.35% 4.61% 4.70% 4.23% 3.57%
Denmark % 3.92% 4.34% 3.78% 3.29% 2.31%
Israel % ... ... ... ... 3.98% 4.90% 4.52% 3.48% 2.75%
Japan % 4.24% 4.76% 4.79% 3.89% 2.58%
Luxembourg % 5.79% 4.95% 5.27% 5.08% 5.55%
New Zealand % 6.14% 5.68% 4.91% 4.44% 3.48%
Norway % 11.7% 12.8% 11.0% 12.1% 9.12%
Portugal % 2.68% 2.93% 3.59% 3.66% 2.85% ...
South Korea % 3.82% 3.58% 4.00% 4.23% 3.69%
Sweden % 3.68% 3.64% 3.71% 2.98% 3.00%
Switzerland % 2.37% 2.90% 2.98% 3.12% 3.02%
United Kingdom % 3.31% 3.92% 3.38% 3.57% 2.76%