USA: Income and profits taxes

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Income, profits, and capital gains taxes: percent of revenue

 Latest value 57.72
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2022
 Average 53.31
 Min - Max 45.49 - 59.36
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1972 to 2022. The average value for the USA during that period was 53.31 percent with a minimum of 45.49 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 59.36 percent in 1972. The latest value from 2022 is 57.72 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 19 countries is 32.05 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.

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