Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Albania. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Albania 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 Albania in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Income Tax rates:
0%: 0 - 30,000 ALL
13%: 30,001 - 150,000 ALL
23%: On income above 150,000 ALL
Employer Payroll Tax:
15%: Social Security
1.70%: Health Insurance
0.30%: Accidental & Occupational
31.64%: Total Employment Cost
Employee Payroll Tax:
9.00%: Social Security
1.70%: Health Insurance
20.26%: Total Employee Cost
The typical working week in Albania consists of 8 hours a day or 40 hours per week.
It’s important to note that typical working hours can vary by industry in some countries. Contact our team for the most up-to-date information!
Albanian law allows an employee to work a maximum of 8 hours of overtime per week or 200 hours of overtime per year. No overtime is allowed if an employee has already worked 48 hours that week.
Overtime pay is 1.25 times the normal salary amount and 1.5 times the normal salary amount on paid holidays.
Employees in Albania are entitled to a minimum of four working weeks of paid vacation. Unpaid leave is at the employer's discretion.
Sick leave laws in Albania provide that the employer needs to pay 80% salary for at least 14 days of sick leave. After such a threshold, the employee may access to further sick leave days paid by Social Security.
Maternity leave regulations include a minimum of 98 days of paid leave for the birth of one child. More than 1 child in the household calls for a minimum of 125 days of paid maternity leave.
Albanian law calls for three paid paternity leave days.
Albania has unpaid leave options for parents within 6 years of an adoption or birth and before the child is 12 years old.
We believe that remote employees should be able to access their local, as well as a high standard international benefits anywhere they are. Details about international or country specific benefits packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.
There are a range of legal reasons that an employer can use to terminate an employment relationship in Albania, which depend on the specific circumstances and can be very complex. If you would like to know more specific details, please contact us.
Severance pay is not applicable to fair and lawful terminations. Unlawful terminations may trigger severance liability which is based on a variety of factors, including length of service.
Notice period in Albania vary according to the employee’s length of service, as follows:
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 Albania are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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