Tanzania
TANZANIA

Employer of Record

EMPLOYER OF RECORD

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62.1 MILLION

total population in 2021

62 BILLION USD

expected GDP in 2023

Situated in the Indian Ocean, Tanzania is at the center of the great lakes region and is home to some of the most incredible wildlife in the world. The country is developing into an industrial society with a GDP is projected to trend around 62 USD Billion in 2022. Tanzania’s current economy provides opportunities to foreign investors in agriculture, healthcare, mining, and tourism.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 17

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Zanzibar Revolution Day – January 12
  • Good Friday – varies
  • Easter Sunday – varies
  • Easter Monday – varies
  • The Sheikh Abeid Karume Day – April 7
  • Union Day – April 26
  • Labor Day – May 1
  • Eid ul-Fitr – varies
  • Saba Saba (Dar es salaam International Trade Fair Day) – July 7
  • Eid El-Hajj – varies
  • Nane Nane (Farmers’ Day) – August 8
  • Mwalimu Nyerere Day – October 14
  • Maulid Day – varies
  • Independence Day – December 9
  • Christmas Day – December 25
  • Boxing Day – December 26

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAXATION

National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

  • Employer’s Contribution: 20% of the employee’s cash remuneration

Public Service Social Security Fund (PSSSF)

  • Employer’s Contribution: 15%

Income Tax Rates: 11% up to 30%

Corporate Taxes: 10% – 30% depending on the industry

MINIMUM WAGE

Depending on sectors, the minimum wage ranges from 80,000-120,000 TZS

WORK HOURS

40 hours per week

OVERTIME RATE

150% of normal wage (the premium rate at 5%)

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

6 months

ANNUAL LEAVE CREDITS

28 days

MATERNITY LEAVE

84 days

PATERNITY LEAVE

3 days

SICK LEAVE

up to 126 days (63 days paid)

BONUSES

Not required, but big companies offer a year-end bonus based on performance

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

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