Business Reforms in Timor-Leste

= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. Negative =  Change making it more difficult to do business.


Starting a Business: Timor-Leste made starting a business easier by creating a one-stop shop.


Labor Market Regulation: Timor-Leste reduced the maximum duration of fixed-term contracts and also introduced a wage premium for night work.


Starting a Business: Timor-Leste made starting a business faster by improving the registration process.

Getting Credit: Timor-Leste improved its credit information system by establishing a public credit registry.


Enforcing Contracts: Timor-Leste increased court efficiency by training and appointing new judges and passing a new civil procedure code.


Paying Taxes: Timor-Leste made paying taxes less costly for companies by reducing the corporate income tax rate and eliminating the alternative minimum tax and the withholding tax on interest.


Starting a Business: Timor-Leste made business start-up easier and faster by eliminating the requirement for approvals by the Ministry of Land.