Mauritania: Tax preparation time

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 Mauritania

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 270
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 589
 Min - Max 270 - 734
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 589 hours with a minimum of 270 hours in 2017 and a maximum of 734 hours in 2014. The latest value from 2019 is 270 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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Mauritania - 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 17.89 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 1.75 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.20 2022 percent
 Government debt 49.91 2023 percent
 Commercial tax rate 67.00 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 270 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 33 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 424.82 2021 million U.S. dollars
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