Ireland: Tax revenue

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 Ireland

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 17.16
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2021
 Average 23.88
 Min - Max 16.20 - 28.75
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 1972 to 2021. The average value for Ireland during that period was 23.88 percent with a minimum of 16.2 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 28.75 percent in 1988. The latest value from 2021 is 17.16 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 105 countries is 17.48 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
Ireland - Tax revenue - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Ireland - Tax revenue - historical chart - 1972-2021




Definition: Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. Certain compulsory transfers such as fines, penalties, and most social security contributions are excluded. Refunds and corrections of erroneously collected tax revenue are treated as negative revenue.

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 Commercial tax rate 26.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 82 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
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 Income and profits taxes 46.77 2021 percent
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