Costa Rica: Commercial tax rate

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 Costa Rica

Tax rate, percent of commercial profits

 Latest value 58.3
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 58.23
 Min - Max 58.1 - 58.6
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 58.23 percent with a minimum of 58.1 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 58.6 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2019 is 58.3 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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Recent values chart
Costa Rica - Commercial tax rate - recent values

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Costa Rica - 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, in dollars 10.66 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.20 2021 percent
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 Government expenditure 1,664.70 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 14.00 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 58.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 151 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 10 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 28.47 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 4.29 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 17.65 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 77.87 2021 million U.S. dollars
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