Malta: Tax preparation time

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 Malta

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 139
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2011 - 2019
 Average 139
 Min - Max 139 - 139
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Malta from 2011 to 2019. The average value for Malta during that period was 139 hours with a minimum of 139 hours in 2011 and a maximum of 139 hours in 2011. The latest value from 2019 is 139 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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Malta - Tax preparation time - Recent values chart

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Malta - Tax preparation time - historical chart - 2011-2019




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 18.55 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 3.36 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.80 2022 percent
 Government debt 53.40 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 0.84 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 23.77 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 44.00 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 139 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 8 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 30.74 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.95 2014 percent
 Income and profits taxes 36.88 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 6.19 2004 million U.S. dollars
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