Gambia Employer of Record & Payroll
Africa Deployments Gambia 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 Gambia 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 Gambia.
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 Gambia, Medical, Disability, Life, and Workmen’s Compensation Insurances.
What income is Taxable in Gambia:
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 Gambia:
- Annual leave –An employee’s annual leave is determinable by what is agreed between parties within their employment contract.
- Public Holiday – 13 Public Holidays per annum as per leave law of Gambia
- Maternity leave – Entitled to 14 weeks of fully paid maternity leave
- Paternity leave – Employees in Gambia are entitled to paternity leave of five continuous working days if they have worked for the employer for at least one year.
CAN YOU GIVE FRINGE BENEFITS in Gambia:
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 Gambia:
Social Security Contribution:
- Employer – 10%
- Employee – 5%
IS THERE GRATUITY PAYMENTS FOR TERMINATION in Gambia:
The penalty for wrongful termination of contract may be as high as 36 months pay.