Lesotho: Tax preparation time

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 Lesotho

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 327
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 358
 Min - Max 324 - 564
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 358 hours with a minimum of 324 hours in 2008 and a maximum of 564 hours in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 327 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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Lesotho - Tax preparation time - recent values

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Lesotho - 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 34.98 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.78 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.50 2019 percent
 Government debt 52.10 2021 percent
 Tax revenue 32.05 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 13.60 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 327 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 32 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 31.37 2022 percent
 Taxes on international trade 8.76 2022 percent
 Income and profits taxes 23.29 2022 percent
 Foreign aid 177.22 2021 million U.S. dollars
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