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Presentation of Bahrain : Taxation

Value-added tax (introduced on 1 January 2019)
The standard rate increased from 5% to 10% beginning 1 January 2022.
Company Tax :
Corporate tax: None, except for oil companies, at a 46% rate of net profits
Withholding Taxes :
No whitholding taxes (interests, dividends, royalties) are levied in Bahrain.
Social Security Contributions Paid By Employers :
12% (3% for expats)
Other Domestic Resources
Consult Doing Business Website, to obtain a summary of the taxes and mandatory contributions.

Country Comparison For Corporate Taxation

  Bahrain Middle East & North Africa United States Germany
Number of Payments of Taxes per Year 3.0 20.8 10.6 9.0
Time Taken For Administrative Formalities (Hours) 22.5 195.1 175.0 218.0
Total Share of Taxes (% of Profit) 13.8 32.1 36.6 48.8

Source: Doing Business - Latest available data.

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