Sao Tome and Principe: Tax preparation time

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 424
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 424
 Min - Max 424 - 424
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 424 hours with a minimum of 424 hours in 2005 and a maximum of 424 hours in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 424 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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Sao Tome and Principe - Tax preparation time - Recent values chart

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Sao Tome and Principe - 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
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -7.20 2022 percent
 Government debt 58.15 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 37.00 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 424 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 46 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 69.81 2021 million U.S. dollars
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