(measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Brazil: Fiscal freedom index (0-100)
, 1995 - 2021:
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1995 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 76 points with a minimum of 66 points in 2009 and a maximum of 90 points in 2003.
The latest value from 2021 is 70 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 176
countries is 78 points.
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The Fiscal Freedom index for Brazil from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.