Tax preparation time - country data from around the world:
The average for 2015 was 262.76 hours.
The highest value was in Brazil: 2600 hours and the lowest value was in UA Emirates: 12 hours.
Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Tax preparation time.
World bank definition: Time to prepare and pay taxes is the time, in hours per year, it takes to prepare, file, and pay (or withhold) three major types of taxes: the corporate income tax, the value added or sales tax, and labor taxes, including payroll taxes and social security contributions.