Corporate income taxes, mining royalties and other mining taxes

When countries face economic problems during a period when global mineral prices rise, some governments focus on mining companies as a means to counter a shortfall of tax revenue.

A questionnaire was designed by PwC to allow a comparison of government levies from 22 countries including the UK.

This summary of income taxes, mining taxes and mining royalties should allow the reader to roughly compare the various governmental costs of investing in a mining operation in a particular country.