Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Italy

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Italy. 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 Italy

Don’t risk non-compliance with local employment, social insurance, and tax regulations.

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Italy?

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

Employer costs include the Mario Negri Pension Fund, Severance Pay, and INPS. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.


Employee Income Taxes in Italy

Income taxes Income tax rates for individuals range from 23% to 43%.

Regions and municipalities levy an additional income tax of up to 3.33% for regions and up to 0.9% for municipalities.

Individual taxpayers may make various deductions, including allowances for dependents, when filing their income tax return.


Employee Social Contributions in Italy

Employee contributions

Social security contributions are due by both the employee and the employer.

The employee generally contributes approximately 10% of gross earnings.

Contribution rates vary among the categories of employees defined by Italian law, such as executives (dirigenti), mid-level managers (quadri), staff employees and clerical employees (impiegati) and manual laborers (operai).


Working Hours in Italy

Standard 40 hours per week.

CBAs regulate increased weekly hours periods, overtime.

No overtime pay for managers (check with CBA and level of employment).


Holidays & Vacation in Italy

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 (Capodanno)
  • Saturday, Jan 06, 2024 - Epiphany (Befana)
  • Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 - Easter Sunday (Domenica di Pasqua)
  • Monday, Apr 01, 2024 - Easter Monday (Lunedì dell’Angelo)
  • Thursday, Apr 25, 2024 - Liberation Day (Anniversario della Liberazione)
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day (Festa del Lavoro)
  • Sunday, Jun 02, 2024 - Republic Day (Festa della Repubblica)
  • Thursday, Aug 15, 2024 - Assumption (Ferragosto)
  • Friday, Nov 01, 2024 - All Saints' Day (Ognissanti)
  • Sunday, Dec 08, 2024 - Immaculate Conception (Immacolata Concezione)
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day (Natale)
  • Thursday, Dec 26, 2024 - Boxing Day (Santo Stefano)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Italy

Length varies according to CBA.

No dismissal allowed during sick leave, but for cause.

Parental Leave in Italy

Generous maternity/parental paid leaves. Generally paid for the most part by Social Security.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Italy

Minimum four week's paid leave per year (plus PH). Possible increases by individual agreement and/or per the CBA/employment level. No payment in lieu.

Additional leaves provided by CBA/law.

National CBA (CCNL Commercio e Terziario) applicable to Omnipresent provides for 22 days of vacation for Client Employees.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Italy

Severance accrued during employment in private funds or paid out to employee regardless of the dismissal type.

Termination in Italy

Terminations heavily regulated. Major blocks for specific categories. Procedural requirements depending on CBA/size/number of dismissals.

Notice periods determined by applicable CBAs.

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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 Italy 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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