In-depth analysis on tax systems in 190 economies
Explore our new 13th edition of Paying Taxes, a unique report by PwC and the World Bank Group
By providing a robust comparison of four key indicators of taxation for business in 190 economies, Paying Taxes is a report jointly published by the World Bank Group and PwC Global measuring the tax environment for a medium-sized domestic sample company in 190 economies. It helps governments and businesses to better understand if their tax systems are keeping pace with global change and to learn from what other countries are doing. It can enhance the mutual trust between taxpayers and tax authorities by improving the understanding of where their tax systems are working well and where there is any room for further improvement.
The global average results for our case study company are almost unchanged from last year, and yet 113 economies recorded tax reforms.
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In the thirteen years since the first edition of Paying Taxes, we have witnessed the very significant progress that China has made in improving the tax environment for taxpayers. The Chinese government and tax authority have invested considerable resources in a number of areas of the tax system and especially, in recent years, in developing technology. With the goal to improve the tax environment for businesses, China introduced various measures, featuring the following: