Japan: Commercial tax rate

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 Japan

Tax rate, percent of commercial profits

 Latest value 46.70
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2013 - 2019
 Average 48.43
 Min - Max 46.70 - 50.40
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from 2013 to 2019. The average value for Japan during that period was 48.43 percent with a minimum of 46.7 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 50.4 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2019 is 46.7 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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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.

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