This topic recorded the taxes and mandatory contributions that a medium-size company must have paid or withheld in a given year, as well as the administrative burden of paying taxes and contributions. The most recent round of data collection for the project was completed on May 1, 2019 covering for the Paying Taxes indicator calendar year 2018 (January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018). See the methodology and video for more information.

To learn more about the results of Paying Taxes in calendar year 2018, see the Paying Taxes 2020 report

Other Resources

Case studies -- Download Paying Taxes case studies

Thematic report – Download Paying Taxes annual report.

Research papers -- View list of relevant research on paying taxes.

Tax Policy and Administration - View what else the World Bank is doing in this area.