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Tax rate, percent of commercial profits, 2019:

The average for 2019 based on 12 countries was 53.34 percent. The highest value was in Argentina: 106.3 percent and the lowest value was in Suriname: 27.9 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 -
Bolivia 83.7 2 -
Venezuela 73.3 3 -
Colombia 71.2 4 -
Brazil 65.1 5 -
Uruguay 41.8 6 -
Peru 36.8 7 -
Paraguay 35 8 -
Ecuador 34.4 9 -
Chile 34 10 -
Guyana 30.6 11 -
Suriname 27.9 12 -



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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