Cameroon: Income and profits taxes

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

 Latest value 21.77
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 21.62
 Min - Max 16.99 - 27.60
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 21.62 percent with a minimum of 16.99 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 27.6 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2021 is 21.77 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 102 countries is 25.40 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 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.

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 Government spending, percent of GDP 10.96 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 5.42 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -0.90 2023 percent
 Government debt 45.33 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 724.80 Q3/2022 billion
 Tax revenue 11.35 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 57.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 624 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 44 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.29 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 11.24 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 21.77 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 1,126.38 2021 million U.S. dollars
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