Samoa: Taxes on goods and services

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Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 40.46
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2012 - 2021
 Average 45.72
 Min - Max 40.46 - 49.19
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Samoa from 2012 to 2021. The average value for Samoa during that period was 45.72 percent with a minimum of 40.46 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 49.19 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2021 is 40.46 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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Samoa - Taxes on goods and services - historical chart - 2012-2021

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.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 21.77 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.18 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 5.35 2022 percent
 Government debt 43.53 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 25.02 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 19.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 224 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 37 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 40.46 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.85 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 14.76 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 83.20 2021 million U.S. dollars
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