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
Corporate income tax 4 40 30% taxable profits 22.32
Social security contributions 12 72 6% gross salaries 6.77
Employee social security contribution 0 jointly 6% gross salaries 6.77 not included
Business license 1 0.2% turnover 3.54
Payroll tax 12 2% gross salaries 3.38
Health insurance contributions 1 3% gross salaries 2.26
Capital gains tax 1 15% capital gain 0.76
Local tax: Fonds de Gestion et de Developpement des Collectivites Territoriales 1 1% taxable profits 0.74
Property tax 1 15% annual rental value 0.49
Vehicle tax 1 varies between HTG 1000 and HTG 5000 size of engine 0.08
Value added tax (VAT) 12 72 10% value added 0.00 not included
Fuel tax 1 included in the fuel price 0.00 small amount
Totals: 47.00 184.00 40.3

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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