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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Tax > Time to prepare and pay taxes > Hours

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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brazil 2,600 2009
2 Bolivia 1,080 2009
3 Venezuela 864 2009
4 Ecuador 600 2009
5 Mexico 517 2009
6 Panama 482 2009
7 Argentina 453 2009
8 Jamaica 414 2009
9 Peru 380 2009
10 Guatemala 344 2009
11 Uruguay 336 2009
12 Paraguay 328 2009
13 Dominican Republic 324 2009
14 El Salvador 320 2009
15 Chile 316 2009
16 Guyana 288 2009
17 Costa Rica 282 2009
18 Nicaragua 240 2009
19 Honduras 224 2009
20 Trinidad and Tobago 210 2009
21 Colombia 208 2009
22 Antigua and Barbuda 207 2009
23 Suriname 199 2009
24 Haiti 160 2009
25 Saint Kitts and Nevis 155 2009
26 Belize 147 2009
27 Grenada 140 2009
28 Dominica 120 2009
29 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 117 2009
30 Saint Lucia 92 2009
31 The Bahamas 58 2009

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