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Presentation of Afghanistan : Taxation

A Business receipt tax (BRT) was levied at at varying rates according to the sector of activity. However, this tax has been replaced by VAT, which entered into force on 21 December 2020 (with a 10% rate).
Company Tax :
Corporate tax rate: 20%
Withholding Taxes :
Dividends 20%, Interests 20%, Royalties 20%.
Social Security Contributions Paid By Employers :
Other Domestic Resources
Afghanistan Revenue Department
Consult Doing Business Website, to obtain a summary of the taxes and mandatory contributions.

Country Comparison For Corporate Taxation

  Afghanistan South Asia United States Germany
Number of Payments of Taxes per Year 8.0 31.1 10.6 9.0
Time Taken For Administrative Formalities (Hours) 275.0 282.9 175.0 218.0
Total Share of Taxes (% of Profit) 36.4 39.9 36.6 48.8

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