USA: Income, profits, and capital gains taxes: percent of revenue: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1972 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 53.34 percent with a minumum of 45.5 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 59.36 percent in 1972. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.