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Tax rate, percent of commercial profits, 2019:

The average for 2019 based on 22 countries was 41.37 percent. The highest value was in Puerto Rico: 64.4 percent and the lowest value was in Canada: 24.5 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
Puerto Rico 64.4 1 2005 - 2019
Nicaragua 60.6 2 2005 - 2019
Costa Rica 58.3 3 2005 - 2019
Mexico 55.1 4 2013 - 2019
Domin. Rep. 48.8 5 2005 - 2019
Grenada 47.8 6 2005 - 2019
Ant.& Barb. 43 7 2005 - 2019
Haiti 42.7 8 2005 - 2019
Tr.&Tobago 40.5 9 2005 - 2019
Honduras 39.1 10 2005 - 2019
Panama 37.2 11 2005 - 2019
St. Vincent & ... 37 12 2005 - 2019
USA 36.6 13 2013 - 2019
El Salvador 36.4 14 2005 - 2019
Barbados 35.6 15 2011 - 2019
Guatemala 35.2 16 2005 - 2019
Jamaica 35.1 17 2005 - 2019
Saint Lucia 34.7 18 2005 - 2019
Bahamas 33.8 19 2007 - 2019
Dominica 32.6 20 2005 - 2019
Belize 31.1 21 2005 - 2019
Canada 24.5 22 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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