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Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Paraguay

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

Paraguay

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Capital City
Asunción
Currency
Paraguayan guaraní (₲, PYG)
Languages
Guaraní, Spanish
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 Paraguay. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Paraguay 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 Paraguay 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 Paraguay.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Paraguay.
  • 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 Paraguay.
  • 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 Paraguay

Employers contribute 16.5% towards Social Security.

Employee Income Taxes in Paraguay

10% flat rate, with some exceptions.

Employee Social Contributions in Paraguay

Employees contribute 9% towards Social Security.

Working Hours in Paraguay

48 hours per week / 8 hours per day. Overtime is capped and compensated.

Holidays & Vacation in Paraguay

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 (Año Nuevo)
  • Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022 - Heroes' Day (Dia de los héroes)
  • Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 - Maundy Thursday (Jueves Santo)
  • Friday, Apr 15, 2022 - Good Friday (Viernes Santo)
  • Sunday, May 01, 2022 - Labour Day (Día del trabajador)
  • Saturday, May 14, 2022 - Independence Day (Día de la Independencia)
  • Sunday, May 15, 2022 - Independence Day (Día de la Independencia)
  • Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 - Chaco Armistice (Día de la Paz del Chaco)
  • Monday, Aug 15, 2022 - Assumption (Asunción)
  • Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 - Boqueron Battle Victory Day (Victoria de Boquerón)
  • Thursday, Dec 08, 2022 - Virgin of Caacupe (Virgen de Caacupé)
  • Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 - Christmas Day (Navidad)
  • Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 - New Year's Eve (Fin del Año)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Paraguay

Employees are entitled to sick leave upon provision of a medical certificate. Payment of 50% regular pay by social security (IPS), and the other 50% is paid by the employer.

Parental Leave in Paraguay

Maternity: 18 weeks in case of single birth paid by the IPS at a rate of 100% of the gross salary. 30 additional days in case of multiple births.

Paternity: 2 weeks paid by the IPS at a rate of 100% of the gross salary.

Parental: No statutory provisions.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Paraguay

Annual leave depends on years of service and ranges between 12 to 30 days.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Paraguay

Severance pay is not applicable unless termination is without just cause. If termination is without just cause there is indemnification for unjust dismissal equalling to 15 days severance pay per year of service.

Termination in Paraguay

Termination for poor performance (or any other reason) allowed, by written notice. Employee with over 10 years service must be terminated for a just cause.

Employ the Best Talent, Anywhere in the World

Grow Your Global Team

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 Paraguay 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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Source: Trustpilot and G2 reviews in November 2022