Tax preparation time - Country rankings:
The average for 2017 was 242 hours.The highest value was in Brazil: 1958 hours and the lowest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 12 hours. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Tax preparation time.
Tax preparation time, in hours, 2017
(hours, Source: The World Bank (doing business survey));
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.