Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Hungary

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


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What You Need to Know About Employing in Hungary

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Hungary?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Hungary. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Hungary 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 Hungary 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 Hungary.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Hungary.
  • 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 Hungary.
  • 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 Hungary

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Employee Income Taxes in Hungary

15% flat rate on taxable gross income.


Employee Social Contributions in Hungary

Employees contribute towards social security.


Working Hours in Hungary

Standard is 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Max. 12 hrs a day, to total of 48 hrs a week including overtime.

Overtime is capped and compensated.


Holidays & Vacation in Hungary

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.

  • Monday, Jan 01, 2024 - New Year's Day (Újév)
  • Friday, Mar 15, 2024 - National Day (1848-as forradalom)
  • Friday, Mar 29, 2024 - Good Friday (Nagypéntek)
  • Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 - Easter Sunday (Húsvétvasárnap)
  • Monday, Apr 01, 2024 - Easter Monday (Húsvéthétfő)
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day (A munka ünnepe)
  • Sunday, May 19, 2024 - Pentecost (Pünkösdvasárnap)
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 - Whit Monday (Pünkösdhétfő)
  • Tuesday, Aug 20, 2024 - Saint Stephen's Day (Szent István ünnepe)
  • Wednesday, Oct 23, 2024 - National Day (1956-os forradalom)
  • Friday, Nov 01, 2024 - All Saints' Day (Mindenszentek)
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day (Karácsony)
  • Thursday, Dec 26, 2024 - Boxing Day (Karácsony másnapja)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Hungary

15 days p/a @ 70% of salary - paid by employer.    

After 15 days: Statutory sick pay (50-60% covered by the state but most employers offer to top up of this amount)

Parental Leave in Hungary

Maternity: 24 weeks maternity leave paid at 70% salary by NEAK (The benefit is called: "CSED"). Paternity: 10 days paid leave. Parental: fathers and mothers individually have 44 working days of parental leave until child is 3 years old, provided that they have 1 continuous year of employment with the employer.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Hungary

Min. paid annual leave is 20 working days (+PH). Amount increases based on age of employee from 20-30 days.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Hungary

The employee is entitled to severance pay if they are terminated ordinarily. The amount of severance pay is 1- 6 months absence fee depending on the length of the employment served.

Termination in Hungary

Termination can be without cause or reason during the probation period. Otherwise, termination must always be with cause and with contractual notice. Min. notice period is 30 days and max. is 6 months (statutory notice requirements increase with years of service). Termination without notice possible for wilful/gross negligence.

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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 Hungary 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.

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