United Arab Emirates

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Country profiles

United Arab Emirates

  • Corporate Tax Haven Index ranking: 12
  • Financial Secrecy Index ranking: 10
  • Tax loss each year to tax havens: $1,022,393,223
  • Tax loss inflicted on other countries: $1,266,413,793

Country profile

Tax abuse losses

$1,022,393,223

lost in tax every year to global tax abuse

$1,022,393,223

lost to tax avoidance committed by multinational corporations

$0

lost to tax evasion committed by private individuals

  • Equivalent to 1.63% tax revenue (tax revenue in 2020 : $62,910,020,352 trillion)
  • Equivalent to loss of $109 per member of population (Population: 9,378,355.80)
  • Smaller than Global Average tax revenue Loss 2.61%
  • Greater than Regional Average tax revenue Loss 1.48%

Global Rankings

Corporate Tax Haven Index 2019
#12

Global Rank (First is Worst)

98.33/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

3.28%

Share of global tax havenry

Financial Secrecy Index 2020
#10

Global Rank (First is Worst)

77.93/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

1.78%

Share of global tax secrecy

Harm to other countries

$1,266,413,793

in tax lost by other countries

$349,472,814

by enabling corporate tax avoidance

$916,940,979

by enabling private tax evasion

Responsible for 0.30% of global tax losses
Inflicted tax loss equivalent to yearly salaries of
100,398 nurses

Social impact of lost tax

Tax loss equivalent to 10.41% of health budget
Tax loss equivalent to N/A of education spendings
Suffered tax loss equivalent to paying yearly salaries of
34,797 nurses

Vulnerability to illicit financial flows

Most Vulnerable via Inward Portfolio Inv.
Vulnerable Score for this channel is 61.00 / 100
(100 is Worst)

Trading partners most responsible for vulnerability

United States (18.1%)
Saudi Arabia (10.4%)
Switzerland (9.5%)

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