Botswana: Income and profits taxes

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 Botswana

Income, profits, and capital gains taxes: percent of revenue

 Latest value 29.85
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 27.25
 Min - Max 16.88 - 37.59
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Botswana during that period was 27.25 percent with a minimum of 16.88 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 37.59 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 29.85 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 103 countries is 25.15 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Botswana - Income and profits taxes - historical chart - 1990-2021




Definition: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 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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