Malaysia: Number of taxes

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 Malaysia

Number of taxes paid by businesses

 Latest value 9
 Year 2019
 Measure taxes
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 16
 Min - Max 8 - 35
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 16 taxes with a minimum of 8 taxes in 2017 and a maximum of 35 taxes in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 9 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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Malaysia - Number of taxes - recent values

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Malaysia - Number of taxes - historical chart - 2005-2019




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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