Japan: Number of taxes

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 Japan

Number of taxes paid by businesses

 Latest value 19
 Year 2019
 Measure taxes
 Data availability 2013 - 2019
 Average 19
 Min - Max 18 - 19
 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 19 taxes with a minimum of 18 taxes in 2013 and a maximum of 19 taxes in 2014. The latest value from 2019 is 19 taxes. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 184 countries is 23 taxes. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Tax payments by businesses are the total number of taxes paid by businesses, including electronic filing. The tax is counted as paid once a year even if payments are more frequent.


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