Democratic Republic of the Congo: Tax preparation time

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 346
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 331
 Min - Max 308 - 348
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Democratic Republic of the Congo during that period was 331 hours with a minimum of 308 hours in 2005 and a maximum of 348 hours in 2013. The latest value from 2019 is 346 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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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Tax preparation time - Recent values chart

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - 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 9.51 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 6.15 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -0.40 2019 percent
 Government debt 14.31 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 10.70 1989 percent
 Commercial tax rate 50.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 346 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 52 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 3,535.68 2021 million U.S. dollars
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