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Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Croatia

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Croatia. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.

Croatia

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Capital City
Zagreb
Currency
Croatian kuna (kn, HRK)
Language
Croatian
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Population

How do Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions Work?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Croatia. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Croatia typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent's global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Croatia in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Croatia.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Croatia.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Croatia.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.

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Employer Costs in Croatia

Employer costs include Health Insurance. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.

Employee Income Taxes in Croatia

The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 24% - 36%.

Employee Social Contributions in Croatia

Employee contributions include Pension.

Working Hours in Croatia

The typical work week in Croatia consists of 40 hours per week. Overtime is restricted, capped and employees are entitled to increased salary for overtime that should be agreed in the employment contract.

Holidays & Vacation in Croatia

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Saturday, Jan 01, 2022 - New Year's Day (Nova godina)
  • Thursday, Jan 06, 2022 - Epiphany (Bogojavljenje, Sveta tri kralja)
  • Sunday, Apr 17, 2022 - Easter Sunday (Uskrs)
  • Monday, Apr 18, 2022 - Easter Monday (Uskršnji ponedjeljak)
  • Sunday, May 01, 2022 - Labour Day (Praznik rada)
  • Monday, May 30, 2022 - National Day (Dan državnosti)
  • Thursday, Jun 16, 2022 - Corpus Christi (Tijelovo)
  • Wednesday, Jun 22, 2022 - Anti-Fascist Struggle Day (Dan antifašističke borbe)
  • Friday, Aug 05, 2022 - Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian defenders (Dan pobjede i domovinske zahvalnosti i Dan hrvatskih branitelja)
  • Monday, Aug 15, 2022 - Assumption (Velika Gospa)
  • Tuesday, Nov 01, 2022 - All Saints' Day (Svi sveti)
  • Friday, Nov 18, 2022 - Remembrance Day (Dan sjećanja na žrtve Domovinskog rata i Dan sjećanja na žrtvu Vukovara i Škabrnje)
  • Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 - Christmas Day (Božić)
  • Monday, Dec 26, 2022 - Boxing Day (Svetog Stjepana)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Croatia

Sick leave in Croatia includes paid sick leave for up to 42 days. The payment for such sick days is provided by the employer. After 42 days, sick leave may continue but the employer is entitled to recover payment from the Croatian Government or Croatian Health Insurance. 

Parental Leave in Croatia

Maternity: Croatia has strong maternity leave regulations. Mothers must take a compulsory maternity leave for 28 days before birth and up to 70 days thereafter and may use additional leave until the child is 6 months old. Paternity: There is no statutory requirement for paid paternity leave. 

Parental: Parents are entitled to take parental leave from 6 months (for the 1st and 2nd child) to 30 months (for twins, 3rd or any subsequent child) until the child is 8 years old. Specific rules apply if both parents take the leave at the same time.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Croatia

Employees in Croatia are entitled to a minimum of 4 working weeks of full paid leave each year, plus 14 public holidays. No waiver or payment in lieu is permitted.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Croatia

Severance applies if an employee with over 2 years service is terminated for a reason other than misconduct, and is calculated at ⅓ of the employee’s average monthly pay, per year of service.

Termination in Croatia

Employers must have lawful reasons for termination. Lawful reasons to terminate include:

  • Employee is incapable of performing duties (does not include general poor performance)

  • Breach of contract or misconduct

  • Unsatisfactory performance during probation

Process: Termination is by written notice explaining the reasons and any severance payable.

For termination due to misconduct, the employee must first be given fair warning and have the opportunity to explain their actions.

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* These employer costs are subject to frequent updates, and can depend on a variety of employee variables. They are only a ballpark estimate, and the actual figure may be above or below the quoted amount based on a number of variables. These estimates represent a monthly average each year. In some cases, contribution maximums will lead to payments earlier in the year being larger, before being reduced once max is hit. If a 13th and 14th month are applicable, these have been pro-rated into the gross salaries.

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The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It's important to note that labour laws and regulations in Croatia are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We're here to help you every step of the way.

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