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Tax rate, percent of commercial profits, 2019:

The average for 2019 based on 20 countries was 52.97 percent. The highest value was in Argentina: 106.3 percent and the lowest value was in Chile: 34 percent. The indicator is available from 2005 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank (doing business survey)
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Countries Commercial tax rate, 2019 Global rank Available data
Argentina 106.3 1 2005 - 2019
Bolivia 83.7 2 2005 - 2019
Venezuela 73.3 3 2005 - 2019
Colombia 71.2 4 2005 - 2019
Brazil 65.1 5 2013 - 2019
Puerto Rico 64.4 6 2005 - 2019
Nicaragua 60.6 7 2005 - 2019
Costa Rica 58.3 8 2005 - 2019
Mexico 55.1 9 2013 - 2019
Domin. Rep. 48.8 10 2005 - 2019
Haiti 42.7 11 2005 - 2019
Uruguay 41.8 12 2005 - 2019
Honduras 39.1 13 2005 - 2019
Panama 37.2 14 2005 - 2019
Peru 36.8 15 2005 - 2019
El Salvador 36.4 16 2005 - 2019
Guatemala 35.2 17 2005 - 2019
Paraguay 35 18 2005 - 2019
Ecuador 34.4 19 2005 - 2019
Chile 34 20 2005 - 2019



Definition: Total tax rate measures the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions payable by businesses after accounting for allowable deductions and exemptions as a share of commercial profits. Taxes withheld (such as personal income tax) or collected and remitted to tax authorities (such as value added taxes, sales taxes or goods and service taxes) are excluded.
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