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
Gross revenue tax 4 46 4% revenue minus labor costs 65.8
Employer paid - Social security contributions 4 96 6% gross salaries 6.5
Employer paid - Health insurance contributions 0 paid jointly 2.5% gross salaries 2.8
Business license 1 $50 fixed fee 0
Road tax 1 $150 fixed fee 0
Fuel tax 1 included into the fuel price .. small amount
Totals: 11 142 75.2

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