Egypt: Tax preparation time

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 Egypt

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 370
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 465
 Min - Max 370 - 711
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Egypt during that period was 465 hours with a minimum of 370 hours in 2019 and a maximum of 711 hours in 2007. The latest value from 2019 is 370 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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Egypt - Tax preparation time - Recent values chart

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Egypt - 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 7.27 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 34.65 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -7.00 2023 percent
 Government debt 95.91 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 203.23 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 12.52 2015 percent
 Commercial tax rate 44.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 370 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 27 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 26.11 2015 percent
 Taxes on international trade 4.06 2015 percent
 Income and profits taxes 24.11 2015 percent
 Foreign aid 8,240.03 2021 million U.S. dollars
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