Bhutan: Tax preparation time

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 Bhutan

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 52
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 89
 Min - Max 52 - 95
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 89 hours with a minimum of 52 hours in 2018 and a maximum of 95 hours in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 52 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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Bhutan - Tax preparation time - recent values

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Bhutan - Tax preparation time - historical chart - 2005-2019




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 22.67 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.63 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -7.80 2022 percent
 Government debt 127.33 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 12.28 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 35.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 52 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 18 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 17.93 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 2.87 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 19.94 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 126.88 2021 million U.S. dollars
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