Australia: Commercial tax rate

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 Australia

Tax rate, percent of commercial profits

 Latest value 47.40
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 48.36
 Min - Max 47.20 - 52.10
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Australia during that period was 48.36 percent with a minimum of 47.2 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 52.1 percent in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 47.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 184 countries is 40.53 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Australia - Commercial tax rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Australia - Commercial tax rate - historical chart - 2005-2019




Definition: 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. Taxes withheld (such as personal income tax) or collected and remitted to tax authorities (such as value added taxes, sales taxes or goods and service taxes) are excluded.


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 Government expenditure 142.03 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 4.21 9/2023 percent
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 Tax preparation time 105 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 11 2019 taxes
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