Lesotho - Total tax rate

Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)

Total tax rate (% of commercial profits) in Lesotho was 16.00 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 7 years was 26.20 in 2006, while its lowest value was 16.00 in 2011.

Definition: Total tax rate measures the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions payable by businesses after accounting for allowable deductions and exemptions as a share of commercial profits. Taxes withheld (such as personal income tax) or collected and remitted to tax authorities (such as value added taxes, sales taxes or goods and service taxes) are excluded.

Source: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).

See also:

Year Value
2005 26.20
2006 26.20
2007 20.40
2008 18.00
2009 18.50
2010 19.70
2011 16.00
2012 16.00


Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Business environment