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 measures of 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 in December 2012.

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Tax or mandatory contribution Payments (number) Notes on Payments Time (hours) Statutory tax rate Tax base Total tax rate (% profit) Notes on TTR
Corporate income tax 5 40 22% taxable profit 20.6
Training tax 0 paid jointly with VAT 0.2% turnover 3.5
Capital gains tax 1 22% capital gains 1.1
Vehicle license fee 1 various rates Unladen weight 0.1
Land tax 1 P0.8 per sq. meter of land Land plot size 0
Fuel tax 1 included into fuel price .. small amount
Personal income tax 13 40 .. withheld
Value added tax (VAT) 12 72 12% value added .. not included
Totals: 34 152 25.4

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