Rwanda
RWANDA

Employer of Record

EMPLOYER OF RECORD

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13.4 MILLION

total population in 2021

11.5 USD BILLION

expected GDP in 2023

Rwanda has had one of the most remarkable recoveries in Africa since 2000. The country’s GDP is stable, unified, and prosperous. It’s projected to reach 11 USD billion in 2022 and is stable, unified, and prosperous. Tourism develops, and the successful plastic ban is a premiere in Africa and shows a willingness of the country to grow as an eco-friendly nation. The land of the 1000 hills offers exciting opportunities for business expansion in agriculture, animal production, food processing, and hospitality.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 15

  • New Year’s Day -January 1
  • National Heroes Day – February 1
  • Good Friday – varies
  • Easter Monday varies
  • Genocide Against the Tutsi Memorial Day- April 7
  • Labor Day – May 1
  • Eid Ul Fitr – varies
  • Eid al-Adha – varies
  • Independence Day – July 1
  • Umuganura Day – August 6
  • Assumption Day – August 15
  • Christmas Day – December 25
  • Boxing Day – December 26

SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAXATION

Rwandan Social Security Board (RSSB)

  • Employer Contribution: 7.5%
  • Employee Contribution: 7.5 %

Tax rates: 30%

MINIMUM WAGE

100 Rwandan Francs

WORK HOURS

45 hours per week

OVERTIME RATE

150% of the normal rate

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

6 months

ANNUAL LEAVE CREDITS

18 days

MATERNITY LEAVE

12 weeks

PATERNITY LEAVE

4 days

SICK LEAVE

up to 6 months

BONUSES

Not required (upon the discretion of the employer)

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

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