Nepal: Tax preparation time

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 Nepal

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 377
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 358
 Min - Max 326 - 408
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Nepal from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Nepal during that period was 358 hours with a minimum of 326 hours in 2011 and a maximum of 408 hours in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 377 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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Nepal - Tax preparation time - Recent values chart

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Nepal - 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 8.49 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 3.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.27 2022 percent
 Government debt 41.46 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 17.49 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 41.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 377 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 46 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 39.27 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 19.87 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 24.59 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 1,567.43 2021 million U.S. dollars
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