El Salvador: Tax preparation time

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 El Salvador

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 168
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 286
 Min - Max 168 - 320
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for El Salvador from 2005 to 2019. The average value for El Salvador during that period was 286 hours with a minimum of 168 hours in 2019 and a maximum of 320 hours in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 168 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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El Salvador - Tax preparation time - Recent values chart

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El Salvador - 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 18.02 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 5.86 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.72 2023 percent
 Government debt 78.03 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 19.42 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 36.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 168 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 7 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 37.22 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 3.38 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 25.41 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 212.60 2021 million U.S. dollars
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