Germany
GERMANY

Employer of Record

EMPLOYER OF RECORD

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84.2 MILLION

total population in 2021

3.6 TRILLION USD

expected GDP in 2023

If you’re planning to expand your business in the European Union (EU), Germany should be on top of your list. It’s one of the wealthiest and largest countries in Europe with a current GDP of $3.6 Trillion. Germany is a haven for new ideas and inventions. It offers great agreements for international companies who produce high-quality products and services.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 18

  • New Year’s Day – Jan 1
  • Three King’s Day – varies
  • International Women’s Day – Mar 8
  • Good Friday – varies
  • Easter Sunday – varies
  • Easter Monday – varies
  • Labor Day – May 1
  • Ascension Day – varies
  • Whit Monday – varies
  • Corpus Christi – varies
  • Assumption Day – August 15
  • World’s Children’s Day – Sep 20
  • German Unity Day – Oct 3
  • Reformation Day – Oct 31
  • All Saints’ Day – Nov 1
  • Repentance Day – Nov 17
  • Christmas Day – Dec 25
  • St. Stephen’s Day  – Dec 26

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAXATION

  • Total Employer Contribution: 19.45%
  • Health insurance: 7.30%
  • Pension Insurance: 9.30%
  • Unemployment Insurance:  1.20%
  • Long-term care insurance: 1.525%
  • Insolvency Charge : 0.12%

MINIMUM WAGE

9.82 Euros per hour (2022)

WORK HOURS

40 hours per week

OVERTIME RATE

normal rate as basic salary or upon the employment agreement

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

up to 6 months

ANNUAL LEAVE CREDITS

24 days (paid)

MATERNITY LEAVE

14 weeks(paid)

PATERNITY LEAVE

falls under parental leave (unpaid)

SICK LEAVE

6 weeks (paid)

BONUSES

13th-month salary is a common practice in Germany

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

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