Gabon Employer of Record & Payroll
Africa Deployments Gabon 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 Gabon 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 Gabon.
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 Ghana, Medical, Disability, Life, and Workmen’s Compensation Insurances. Gabon, officially the Republic of Gabon, is a country along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa.
What income is Taxable in Gabon:
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 Gabon:
- Annual leave – 24 days, full pay
- Public Holiday-11 Public Holidays per annum as per government gazette.
- Sick leave – entitled to up to 6 months of paid sick leave.
- Maternity leave – 14 weeks of paid maternity leave: 6 weeks of leave prior to the birth and 8 weeks after.
CAN YOU GIVE FRINGE BENEFITS in Gabon:
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 Gabon:
- Social security contributions-employees 2.5% (Paid by employer)
- Family allowances: 8%.
- Retirement insurance: 5%.
- Work injury: 3%.
- Health sanitary evacuations: 0.6%.
- Medicines’ distributions: 2
IS THERE GRATUITY PAYMENTS FOR TERMINATION in Gabon:
Probationary periods may not exceed 6 months.
Severance pay in Gabon depends on the length of service.