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Employer of Record Tanzania

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

Employer of Record in Tanzania provide comprehensive support in managing payroll cycles, including handling employer and employee contributions, ensuring adherence to minimum wage requirements, streamlining the hiring process for employees, contractors, and expatriates, conducting thorough background checks, drafting employment contracts, facilitating smooth onboarding procedures, managing employee benefits, administering social security programs, coordinating healthcare and insurance provisions, overseeing leave policies, considering public holidays, assisting with work permit and work visa applications, overseeing probationary periods, notice periods, termination, and severance procedures, and offering guidance on personal income tax obligations.

Time zoneUTC+03:00 (EAT)
Total Time zones1
Working hours per week40
Working weekMonday–Friday
Typical hours worked9
Personal Tax filing deadlineWithin six months of the end of the year of income.
Financial Year1 July – 30 June
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy
CurrencyTanzanian Shilling (TZS)
VATthe standard rate is 18%

Employers% of Gross Salary
Skills Development Levy4%
Workers Compensation Fund0.5%
Total Employment Cost4.5% to 4.6%

Employees% of Gross Salary
National Social Security Fund10%
Total Employee Cost10%

Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage40000 to 400000 TZS per month depending on sector.

Payroll CycleMonthly
13th SalaryThere are no provisions in the law regarding 13th salaries.

Income Tax
Income RangeTax Rate
0 - 270,000 TZS0%
270,001 - 520,000 TZS9%
520,001 - 760,000 TZS20%
760,001 - 1,000,000 TZS25%
1,000,001 TZS and above30%