Germany: Income and profits taxes

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 Germany

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

 Latest value 17.49
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2021
 Average 17.03
 Min - Max 14.4 - 21.04
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1972 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 17.03 percent with a minimum of 14.4 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 21.04 percent in 1974. The latest value from 2021 is 17.49 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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Germany - Income and profits taxes - recent values

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Germany - Income and profits taxes - historical chart - 1972-2021




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.


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 Government spending, percent of GDP 21.95 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 896.06 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -2.12 2023 percent
 Government debt 63.70 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 220.10 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 2.66 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 11.18 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 48.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 218 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 20.35 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.00 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 17.49 2021 percent
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