USA: Income, profits, and capital gains taxes: percent of revenue
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1972 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 53.14 percent with a minimum of 45.47 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 59.36 percent in 1972.
The latest value from 2019 is 51.28 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 4
countries is 39.40 percent.
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Definition: Taxes on income, profits, and capital gains are levied on the actual or presumptive net income of individuals, on the profits of corporations and enterprises, and on capital gains, whether realized or not, on land, securities, and other assets. Intragovernmental payments are eliminated in consolidation.