Malaysia: Income and profits taxes

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 Malaysia

Income, profits, and capital gains taxes: percent of revenue

 Latest value 50.67
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1996 - 2021
 Average 47.16
 Min - Max 38.37 - 52.86
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1996 to 2021. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 47.16 percent with a minimum of 38.37 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 52.86 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 50.67 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 103 countries is 25.15 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malaysia - Income and profits taxes - recent values

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Malaysia - Income and profits taxes - historical chart - 1996-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 11.66 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 47.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -6.40 2021 percent
 Government debt 63.40 2021 percent
 Government expenditure 53.02 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 11.21 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 38.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 174 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 19.35 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 2.01 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 50.67 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 14.37 2021 million U.S. dollars
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