* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Tax preparation time, in hours: For that indicator, The World Bank (doing business survey) provides data for the USA from 2013 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 175 hours with a minumum of 175 hours in 2013 and a maximum of 175 hours in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.