Uruguay: Taxes on goods and services

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 Uruguay

Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 29.27
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 39.37
 Min - Max 25.27 - 51.06
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 39.37 percent with a minimum of 25.27 percent in 1972 and a maximum of 51.06 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2020 is 29.27 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 121 countries is 32.60 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Uruguay - Taxes on goods and services - Recent values chart

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Uruguay - Taxes on goods and services - historical chart - 1972-2020




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 13.84 2015 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 7.98 2015 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.39 2022 percent
 Government debt 66.94 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 127.64 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 18.52 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 41.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 163 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 20 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 29.27 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 3.33 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 22.48 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 0.78 2021 million U.S. dollars
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