Benin: Commercial tax rate

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 Benin

Tax rate, percent of commercial profits

 Latest value 48.90
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 55.42
 Min - Max 48.90 - 65.70
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Benin during that period was 55.42 percent with a minimum of 48.9 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 65.7 percent in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 48.9 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
Benin - Commercial tax rate - Recent values chart

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Benin - 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 10.06 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 1.75 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.50 2022 percent
 Government debt 54.19 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 10.79 1979 percent
 Commercial tax rate 48.90 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 270 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 54 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 8.50 1979 percent
 Taxes on international trade 41.22 1979 percent
 Income and profits taxes 9.57 1979 percent
 Foreign aid 843.59 2021 million U.S. dollars
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