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Maldives: Fiscal freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for the Maldives from 2009 to 2019. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 96 points with a minumum of 93 points in 2017 and a maximum of 99 points in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Fiscal Freedom index for the Maldives from The Heritage Foundation reflects the tax burden imposed by the government, including the direct taxes on individuals and corporations and the overall amount of tax revenue as a a share of GDP.
Definition: The Fiscal freedom index measures the tax burden imposed by government. It is composed of three quantitative factors: the top marginal tax rate on individual income, the top marginal tax rate on corporate income, and the total tax burden as a percentage of GDP.