USA: Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1972 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 3.87 percent with a minimum of 2.37 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 7.14 percent in 1972.
The latest value from 2018 is 3.04 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 56
countries is 34.11 percent.
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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.