Botswana: Tax preparation time

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 Botswana

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 120
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 142
 Min - Max 120 - 152
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Botswana during that period was 142 hours with a minimum of 120 hours in 2017 and a maximum of 152 hours in 2010. The latest value from 2019 is 120 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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Botswana - 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 27.66 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 5.63 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.00 2022 percent
 Government debt 19.60 2020 percent
 Government expenditure 19.57 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 22.25 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 25.10 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 120 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 34 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 16.92 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 20.70 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 29.85 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 96.43 2021 million U.S. dollars
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