Afghanistan: Number of taxes

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 Afghanistan

Number of taxes paid by businesses

 Latest value 19
 Year 2019
 Measure taxes
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 19
 Min - Max 16 - 19
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 19 taxes with a minimum of 16 taxes in 2005 and a maximum of 19 taxes in 2007. The latest value from 2019 is 19 taxes. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 184 countries is 23 taxes. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Afghanistan - Number of taxes - Recent values chart

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Afghanistan - Number of taxes - historical chart - 2005-2019




Definition: Tax payments by businesses are the total number of taxes paid by businesses, including electronic filing. The tax is counted as paid once a year even if payments are more frequent.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 21.26 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 3.03 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.43 2020 percent
 Government debt 10.93 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 9.90 2017 percent
 Commercial tax rate 71.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 270 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 19 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 8.60 2017 percent
 Taxes on international trade 7.42 2017 percent
 Income and profits taxes 4.53 2017 percent
 Foreign aid 4,656.34 2021 million U.S. dollars
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