Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Tanzania. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Tanzania 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 Tanzania in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
The highest applicable tax rate in Tanzania is 30%. Lower tax rates may be applicable according to the individual’s personal income.
The employer’s contribution is 20% of the employee’s cash remuneration; however, the employer is entitled to recover up to half of this from the employee.
Depending on the employer’s willingness to recover employer’s social security costs, up to 10% of the salary.
The typical work week in Tanzania consists of 45 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!
Overtime laws in Tanzania are complex and can depend on the specific circumstances and the employee. We are happy to discuss in more detail for a specific context.
Employees receive 28 days of paid leave after a minimum of 6 months’ of service.
Sick leave in Tanzania includes:
- 100% paid sick leave up to 63 days
- 50% paid sick leave up to an additional 63 days
Tanzania’s maternity leave regulations include 12 weeks of paid leave, plus 100 days of paid leave if more than one child is born.
Mothers are also entitled to 2 hours per day for breast-feeding.
Paternity leave in Tanzania includes up to 3 days of paid leave within 7 days from the child’s birth.
Tanzania provides 4 paid days per year for childcare
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 benefit packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.
Severance is typically required in Tanzania, unless in case of redundancy. However, other payments may be required in certain specific circumstances. Please contact us with any questions.
Notice depends on the type employment and length of service, as follows:
-Less than 1 months service: 7 days notice:
-Employment on daily basis: 4 days;
-Permanent employee: 28 days.
Tanzania law protects employees from illegal termination of employment and because there are a range of reasons an employee can be terminated, it is important for those looking to employ in Tanzania reach out to us directly with questions.
Laws around employees who have specific termination protections, or classes of employees who have protected characteristics relevant to discrimination are highly complex and there can be a number of situation-specific variables. If you have questions in this area, please reach out to us directly to discuss.
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 Tanzania 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 are here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to employ, pay and support your international team. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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