Burundi Employer of Record & Payroll
Africa Deployments Burundi offers our clients Employer of Record (EOR) services covering all of the regions within. We offer full-time employment or fixed terms contracts based on your requirements in Burundi for locals or expatriates. ADS will take care of the work permit under our umbrella and will issue local work contracts to your contractors. We will also advise our client’s on best Human Resource (HR) practices when setting up the employee’s locally in Burundi.
ADS takes care of the local tax & PAYE remittances to the Revenue Services on a monthly basis ensuring that they are fully compliant with the law. We will also ensure that their salaries are paid on time monthly and issue them with their pay slips. In addition to our services, we can offer you the employee in Burundi, Medical, Disability, Life, and Workmen’s Compensation Insurances. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a country along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.
WHAT INCOME IS TAXABLE in Burundi:
Any income earned in the form of cash, wages, salary, overtime, leave pay or payment in lieu of leave, commissions, gratuity, bonus, or any amount that has benefited the employee. All income will be taxed in accordance with the law and the final payroll issued monthly.Any income earned in the form of cash, wages, salary, overtime, leave pay or payment in lieu of leave, commissions, gratuity, bonus, or any amount that has benefited the employee. All income will be taxed in accordance with the law and the final payroll issued monthly.
WHAT TYPE OF LEAVE IS ALLOWED in Burundi:
- Annual leave – 20 days paid leave
- 13 Public Holidays per annum as per the leave law of Burundi.
- Maternity leave – 12 weeks with possibility 14 weeks, of which at least 6 weeks have to be taken after birth.
- Paternity leave – Immediately after delivery or miscarriage entitled to 4 working days leave from work.
CAN YOU GIVE FRINGE BENEFITS in Burundi:
Yes you can but keep in mind that Fringe Benefits will be subject to employee PAYE tax. Only benefits that cannot be converted to cash will not be subject to tax. If the employer covers some of the employees expenses i.e. mobile phone then it must be subject to PAYE tax and either the employer will cover this portion for the employee or the employee will bear the PAYE tax.
WHAT ARE THE EMPLOYER & EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS in Burundi:
- Social Security Contribution – 3% on behalf of the employee
- Occupational Hazard Tax
IS THERE GRATUITY PAYMENTS FOR TERMINATION in Burundi:
An Employer and Employee can agree on severance pay. However it should be noted that the Bill seeks to legislate a fixed severance pay as of 1 month’s gross salary for each year of service. Dismissal will not be entitled to severance. Severance must be agreed by both parties and paid within 21 days of acceptance.
WHAT DOUBLE TAX TREATIES ARE IN PLACE:
Get in touch with one of our consultants should you have any further questions regarding our Employer of Record solutions or only require a payroll solution in Burundi.