Nepal: Taxes on goods and services

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 Nepal

Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 39.27
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 37.25
 Min - Max 31.10 - 47.46
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nepal from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Nepal during that period was 37.25 percent with a minimum of 31.1 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 47.46 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 39.27 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 104 countries is 33.72 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nepal - Taxes on goods and services - Recent values chart

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Nepal - Taxes on goods and services - historical chart - 1990-2021




Definition: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 8.49 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 3.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.30 2023 percent
 Government debt 42.90 2023 percent
 Tax revenue 17.49 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 41.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 377 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 46 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 39.27 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 19.87 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 24.59 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 1,567.43 2021 million U.S. dollars
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