At the end of February 2021, the state treasury has already collected 4.809 billion DT in tax revenues. An amount already up 5.9% compared to what the treasury had earned in the same period of 2020.
These are added to 169.1 MTD in non-tax revenue, up 38.2% compared to February 2020.
It should be recalled that the fiscal year 2020 ended with a tax burden of 23.8%.
According to the Ministry of Finance’s figures on the provisional results of the 2021 budget execution, income tax revenues had increased by 7.5%, those on salaries had increased by only 2.5%, and corporate income tax revenues went up by 62% in February, compared to February 2020.
On the oil companies’ side, the Treasury was able to collect 279.2 MD, up 553.1% compared to February 2020, after an increase of 1013.7% in January 2021 compared to January 2020.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and slowdown in external trade, the Tunisian state revenue in customs duties were down 10.8% last February from 10.9% in January 2021.
For indirect taxes (DD + VAT + CD + other), the Tunisian state will have collected 2.764 billion TD, at the end of February 2021.