Iraq: Taxes on goods and services

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 Iraq

Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 0.35
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2014 - 2019
 Average 0.55
 Min - Max 0.25 - 1.47
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 2014 to 2019. The average value for Iraq during that period was 0.55 percent with a minimum of 0.25 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 1.47 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2019 is 0.35 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 127 countries is 32.73 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 goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.


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 Government spending, percent of GDP 17.89 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 37.15 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 11.68 2022 percent
 Government debt 58.92 2017 percent
 Tax revenue 1.34 2019 percent
 Commercial tax rate 30.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 312 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 15 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 0.35 2019 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.89 2019 percent
 Income and profits taxes 1.99 2019 percent
 Foreign aid 1,809.38 2021 million U.S. dollars
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