Iraq: Tax preparation time

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Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 312
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 312
 Min - Max 312 - 312
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Iraq during that period was 312 hours with a minimum of 312 hours in 2005 and a maximum of 312 hours in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 312 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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Iraq - 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.

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 Government spending, in dollars 37.15 2021 billion U.S. dollars
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 Tax revenue 1.34 2019 percent
 Commercial tax rate 30.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 312 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 15 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 0.35 2019 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.89 2019 percent
 Income and profits taxes 1.99 2019 percent
 Foreign aid 1,809.38 2021 million U.S. dollars
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