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Employer of Record Myanmar

Payroll Cycle
Employer Contributions
Employee Contributions
Minimum Wage
Hiring Employees
Hiring Contractors
Hiring Expats
Background Checks
Employment Contracts
Employee Benefits
Social Security
Healthcare and Insurance
Leave Policy
Public Holidays
Work Permit and Work Visa
Probation Period
Notice Period
Termination and Severance
Personal Income Tax

Below are some of the factors to consider while employing your remote team in Myanmar. An employer of record in Myanmar will be able to help with any additional information. 

Time zoneUTC+06:30 (MST)
Total Time zones1
Working hours per week40
Working weekMonday–Friday
Typical hours worked8
Personal Tax filing deadlineWithin three months from the end of the income year. 1.e. 31st December
Financial YearOctober 1st to September 30th
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
CurrencyMyanmar kyat (MMK)

Employers% of Gross Salary
Social Security3%
Total Employer Cost3%

Employees% of Gross Salary
Social Security2%
Total Employee Cost2%

Minimum Wage
Minimum WageThe minimum wage in Myanmar (Burma) is 4800 MMK per day.

Payroll CycleBi-Weekly, Monthly
13th SalaryThere are no provisions in the law regarding 13th salaries.

Income Tax
Income RangeTax Rate
Up to 2,000,000 MMK0%
2,000,001 - 5,000,000 MMK5%
5,000,001 - 10,000,000 MMK10%
10,000,001 - 20,000,000 MMK15%
20,000,001 - 30,000,000 MMK20%
Over 30,000,001 MMK25%