Red Tape Risk: Who in the G20 Is Cutting It?

By Eric Roston - 2013-11-15T15:08:34Z

Photograph by Waseem Obaidi/Bloomberg

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Saudi Arabia

2014 Rank: 26
Change From 2013 Rank: Demoted by 4

Doing Business data reveal that Saudi Arabia leads all G20 countries in the ease of paying taxes, which requires three annual payments for an average of just 72 hours a per year, compared with 12 payments and roughly 175 hours for high-income OECD countries. Left: The Kingdom Tower stands above King Fahad Road in Riyadh.

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