Democratic Republic of the Congo: Commercial tax rate

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tax rate, percent of commercial profits

 Latest value 50.70
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 187.83
 Min - Max 50.70 - 339.10
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 187.83 percent with a minimum of 50.7 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 339.1 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2019 is 50.7 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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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Commercial tax rate - Recent values chart

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 9.51 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 6.15 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -0.40 2019 percent
 Government debt 14.31 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 10.70 1989 percent
 Commercial tax rate 50.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 346 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 52 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 3,535.68 2021 million U.S. dollars
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