Identifying Best Method for Forecasting Tax Income using Time Series Analysis

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Fitri Pebriani Wahyu Indriyani Dwi Rahmawati Khaerul Umam


Regional independence can be seen from the high or low local indigenous income. In doing planning, forecasting is needed as consideration for policy making. For economic development planning, accurate predictions of regional income are needed. Majalengka Regency as one of the districts included in the national legislation program Segitiga Rebana area is projected as the driving force for the economic growth of Java Province Barat. The research method uses secondary data on regional tax revenue receipts of Majalengka Regency obtained from the Central Statistics Agency. Data analysis using time series with models tested including Single Exponential Smoothing, Double Exponential Smoothing, Winters Method Additive, and Winters Method Multiplicative. The study aimed to find the best forecasting methods for receiving local tax incomes. The results indicated the Winters Method Additive is the best forecasting method that can be used to forecast local tax incomes. The Mean Absolute Percentage Error of Winters Method Additive reaches the accurate category with a value of 14% when level is 0.1, trend is 0.2, and seasonal is 0.1.

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PEBRIANI WAHYU, Fitri; DWI RAHMAWATI, Indriyani; UMAM, Khaerul. Identifying Best Method for Forecasting Tax Income using Time Series Analysis. Iapa Proceedings Conference, [S.l.], p. 60-73, dec. 2022. ISSN 2686-6250. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 16 june 2024. doi: