Botswana: Commercial tax rate

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 Botswana

Tax rate, percent of commercial profits

 Latest value 25.10
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 21.71
 Min - Max 17.00 - 25.40
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Botswana during that period was 21.71 percent with a minimum of 17 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 25.4 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2019 is 25.1 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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Botswana - Commercial tax rate - Recent values chart

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Botswana - 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 spending, percent of GDP 27.66 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 5.63 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.00 2022 percent
 Government debt 19.60 2020 percent
 Government expenditure 19.57 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 22.25 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 25.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 120 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 34 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 16.92 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 20.70 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 29.85 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 96.43 2021 million U.S. dollars
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