Paying Taxes in


Below is a detailed summary of the taxes and mandatory contributions that a medium-size company must pay or withhold in a given year, as well as administrative burden in paying taxes.

This information was collected as part of the Doing Business project, which measures and compares regulations relevant to the life cycle of a small- to medium-sized domestic business in 189 economies. The most recent round of data collection was completed on June 1, 2015 covering for the Paying Taxes indicator calendar year 2014 (January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014).

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Tax or mandatory contribution Payments (number) Notes on Payments Time (hours) Statutory tax rate Tax base Total tax rate (% of profit) Notes on TTR
Turnover tax by City of Buenos Aires 1 online 5% turnover 88.39
Employer paid - Social security contributions 1 online 84 23% gross salaries 25.94
Tax on financial (check) transactions 1 0.6% any amount debited or credited to bank accounts 17.25
Labor risk insurance 0 jointly 3% (+ AR$ 0.6 per employee per month) gross salaries 3.40
Stamp tax on sale of a real estate 1 50% of 3.6% sale price 1.09
Property tax 1 online varies (0,582% plus AR$ 14,364 ) fiscal value of building and land 0.97
Vehicle tax 1 2.3% fiscal value of vehicle 0.27
Tax on interest income 0 withheld 3% interest income 0.08
Value added tax (VAT) 1 online 216 21% value added 0.00 not included
Subway tax 0 jointly 10% vehicle tax paid 0.00 included in other taxes
Fuel tax 1 AR 0.81/liter liter consumption 0.00 small amount
Corporate income tax 1 online 105 35% taxable profit 0.00
Employer paid - Payroll tax 0 jointly 17% gross salaries 0.00 withheld
Totals: 9.00 405.00 137.4

Name of taxes have been standardized. For instance income tax, profit tax, tax on company's income are all named corporate income tax in this table.
The hours for VAT include all the VAT and sales taxes applicable.
The hours for Social Security include all the hours for labor taxes and mandatory contributions in general.

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