Tanzania: Tax preparation time

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 Tanzania

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 207
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 183
 Min - Max 172 - 207
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Tanzania from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Tanzania during that period was 183 hours with a minimum of 172 hours in 2005 and a maximum of 207 hours in 2017. The latest value from 2019 is 207 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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Tanzania - Tax preparation time - Recent values chart

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Tanzania - 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 8.31 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 6.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.40 2022 percent
 Government debt 44.88 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 11.70 2018 percent
 Commercial tax rate 43.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 207 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 59 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.01 2018 percent
 Taxes on international trade 6.74 2018 percent
 Income and profits taxes 26.32 2018 percent
 Foreign aid 2,567.55 2021 million U.S. dollars
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