Luxury tax payments* by Major League Baseball teams from 2003 to 2017 (in million U.S. dollars)

Annual amount of luxury tax paid in Major League Baseball 2003-2017 The statistic depicts the luxury tax* paid by Major League Baseball teams from 2003 to 2017. The luxury tax is officially known as Competitive Balance Tax (CBT). In 2017, a total of 61.15 million U.S. dollars were paid as luxury taxes in Major League Baseball.
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Luxury tax paid in million U.S. dollars
200311.8
200430
200538.1
200626.5
200729.9
200828.2
200925.7
201019.5
201117.3
201219.3
201339.4
201444.92
201572.8
201674
201761.15
Luxury tax paid in million U.S. dollars
200311.8
200430
200538.1
200626.5
200729.9
200828.2
200925.7
201019.5
201117.3
201219.3
201339.4
201444.92
201572.8
201674
201761.15
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The statistic depicts the luxury tax* paid by Major League Baseball teams from 2003 to 2017. The luxury tax is officially known as Competitive Balance Tax (CBT). In 2017, a total of 61.15 million U.S. dollars were paid as luxury taxes in Major League Baseball.
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Release date
December 2017
Region
Canada, United States
Survey time period
2003 to 2017
Supplementary notes
*According to the source, the luxury tax in baseball is a tax on payrolls above a specific threshold each year. Tax money is used to fund player benefits and MLB's Industry Growth Fund.

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