Bangladesh: Tax preparation time

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 Bangladesh

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 435
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2013 - 2019
 Average 429
 Min - Max 422 - 435
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Bangladesh from 2013 to 2019. The average value for Bangladesh during that period was 429 hours with a minimum of 422 hours in 2013 and a maximum of 435 hours in 2016. The latest value from 2019 is 435 hours. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 184 countries is 235 hours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.

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 Government spending, percent of GDP 5.70 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 26.23 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.10 2023 percent
 Government debt 28.20 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 7.64 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 33.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 435 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 33 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.22 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 9.32 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 25.76 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 5,041.02 2021 million U.S. dollars
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