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Germany: Income, profits, and capital gains taxes: percent of revenue: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Germany from 1972 to 2016. The average value for Germany during that period was 17 percent with a minumum of 14.4 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 21.04 percent in 1974. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.