Tanzania: Taxes on goods and services

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 Tanzania

Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 43.01
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2009 - 2018
 Average 37.72
 Min - Max 31.85 - 44.06
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tanzania from 2009 to 2018. The average value for Tanzania during that period was 37.72 percent with a minimum of 31.85 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 44.06 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2018 is 43.01 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 128 countries is 33.29 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Tanzania - Taxes on goods and services - Recent values chart

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Tanzania - Taxes on goods and services - historical chart - 2009-2018




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 8.31 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 6.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.40 2022 percent
 Government debt 44.88 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 11.70 2018 percent
 Commercial tax rate 43.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 207 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 59 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.01 2018 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.74 2018 percent
 Income and profits taxes 26.32 2018 percent
 Foreign aid 2,567.55 2021 million U.S. dollars
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