Mauritius
MAURITIUS

Employer of Record

EMPLOYER OF RECORD

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1.3 MILLION

total population in 2021

14.30 BILLION USD

expected GDP in 2022

Mauritius is commonly known as Africa’s Singapore. It is a preferred location for international businesses that like to expand their global reach. The country offers political and economic stability, risk-mitigation opportunities with impressive legal and regulatory frameworks. Mauritius is an economic powerhouse in the region, with one of Africa’s highest GDPs, which is expected to reach 13.5 USD billion by the end of 2021.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 15

When a holiday falls on a Tuesday or Thursday, may take the day in between and the weekend off. It is called “faire le pont” or simply a 4-day long weekend.

  • New Year’s Day – January 1 and 2
  • Thaipoosam Cavedee – January 28
  • Abolition of Slavery -February 1
  • Chinese Spring Festival – February 12
  • Maha Shivratree – varies
  • Independence and Republic Day – March 12
  • Ugaadi – varies
  • Labour Day – May 1
  • Eid-Ul-Fitr – varies
  • Ganesh Chaturthi – varies
  • All Saints Day – November 1
  • The arrival of indentured laborers – November 2
  • Diwali – varies
  • Christmas – December 25

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAXATION

National Pension Fund

  • Employer Contribution: 6%
  • Employee Contribution: 3%

National Solidarity Fund

  • Employer Contribution: 2.5%
  • Employee Contribution: 1%

Income Tax Rates

  • Up to 650,000 MUR – 10%
  • Over 650,000 MUR – 15%

MINIMUM WAGE

9000 – 9700 Mauritius rupees

WORK HOURS

8 hours a day (5-6 days a week)

OVERTIME RATE

150% the normal rate

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

1-3 months

ANNUAL LEAVE CREDITS

20 days

MATERNITY LEAVE

90 days

PATERNITY LEAVE

5 days

SICK LEAVE

21 days

BONUSES

  • 13th-month pay – required
  • Year-end bonus – common

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

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