Benin: Taxes on goods and services

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 Benin

Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 8.50
 Year 1979
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1977 - 1979
 Average 9.52
 Min - Max 8.50 - 10.44
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1977 to 1979. The average value for Benin during that period was 9.52 percent with a minimum of 8.5 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 10.44 percent in 1978. The latest value from 1979 is 8.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1979 based on 48 countries is 26.36 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.


 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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