Essity generates billions of SEK in taxes borne as well as taxes collected in the countries where we operate. Taxes borne include for example corporate income tax, social security contributions, energy tax, property tax and real estate tax. Taxes collected include for example net VAT and income taxes from employee payroll.

In 2022 the total tax contribution, our full economic contribution in taxes including both taxes borne, and taxes collected, amounted to SEK 18.4 billion (16.8 billion in year 2021).