Egypt

Corporate - Taxes on corporate income

Last reviewed - 16 January 2020

Resident companies are taxed on worldwide income. Non-resident corporations and partnerships pay tax on income derived from their permanent establishments (PEs) in Egypt.

The corporate income tax (CIT) rate in Egypt is 22.5% on the net taxable profits of a company.

The above rate applies to all types of business activities except for oil exploration companies, whose profits are taxed at 40.55%. In addition, the profits of the Suez Canal Authority, the Egyptian Petroleum Authority, and the Central Bank of Egypt are taxable at a rate of 40%.

Local income taxes

There are no governorate or local taxes on corporate income in Egypt.