Burkina Faso
BURKINA FASO

Employer of Record

EMPLOYER OF RECORD

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21.9 MILLION

total population in 2022

18 BILLION USD

expected GDP in 2023

Burkina Faso has a long period of socio-political stability. This French-speaking African nation is a small landlocked country in West Africa. Burkina Faso has an expected GDP this 2022 of around US$17 billion. Its fast population growth is an opportunity for business expansion since the country needs 300,000 jobs annually to match its developing economy.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 14

  • New Year’s Day – Jan 1
  • Revolution Day – Jan 3
  • Women’s Day – Mar 8
  • Easter Sunday – varies
  • Easter Monday – varies
  • Labor Day – May 1
  • Ascension Day – varies
  • Korite – varies
  • Tabaski – varies
  • Independence Day – Aug 5
  • Assumption Day – Aug  15
  • All Saints’ Day – Nov 1
  • Proclamation of the Republic  – Dec 11
  • Christmas Day – Dec 25

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAXATION

Social Security: 16%
Payroll Tax: 3%

Total Employment Cost: 19%

Income Tax Rates:
XOF 0 – 30,000 – 0%
XOF 30,001 – 50,000 – 12.1%
XOF 50,001 – 80,000 – 13.9%
XOF 80,001 – 120,000 – 15.7%
XOF 120,001 – 170,000 – 18.4%
XOF 170,001 – 250,000 – 21.7%
Above XOF 250,000 – 25%

 

MINIMUM WAGE

34,664 CFA francs a month

WORK HOURS

8 hours per day

OVERTIME RATE

15% to 120% of the normal rate

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

3 months

ANNUAL LEAVE CREDITS

22 days (paid)

MATERNITY LEAVE

14 weeks (paid)

PATERNITY LEAVE

20 days (paid)

SICK LEAVE

4 months (1-month full salary / 3 months 50% salary)

 

BONUSES

not required by law (under the discretion of the employer)

*Info is not binding, may vary, and is provided only as an indication.

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