Uganda: Tax preparation time

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 Uganda

Tax preparation time, in hours

 Latest value 195
 Year 2019
 Measure hours
 Data availability 2005 - 2019
 Average 206
 Min - Max 161 - 237
 Source The World Bank (doing business survey)
For that indicator, we provide data for Uganda from 2005 to 2019. The average value for Uganda during that period was 206 hours with a minimum of 161 hours in 2009 and a maximum of 237 hours in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 195 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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Uganda - 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 9.79 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 4.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.30 2022 percent
 Government debt 47.20 2020 percent
 Government expenditure 4,085.05 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 12.46 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 33.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 195 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 31 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 42.49 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 8.59 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 29.70 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 2,515.30 2021 million U.S. dollars
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