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Employer of Record Trinidad and Tobago

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 services in Trinidad and Tobago provide comprehensive assistance in managing the payroll cycle, handling employer and employee contributions, ensuring compliance with minimum wage requirements, facilitating the hiring process for employees, contractors, and expatriates, conducting background checks, drafting employment contracts, facilitating onboarding procedures, managing employee benefits, administering social security programs, coordinating healthcare and insurance coverage, overseeing leave policies and public holidays, facilitating work permit and work visa processes, managing probation periods, notice periods, termination, and severance procedures, and providing guidance on personal income tax obligations.

CountryTrinidad and Tobago
CapitalPort of Spain
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
Total Time zones1
Working hours per week40
Working weekMonday–Friday
Typical hours worked8
Personal Tax filing deadline30 April. There is an automatic six-month extension to 31 October.
Financial Year1 October – 30 September
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
CurrencyTrinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD)
VATthe standard rate is 12.5%

National Insurance Scheme23.80 to 276.2 TTD per week
Total Employment Cost23.80 to 276.2 TTD per week

National Insurance Scheme11.90 to 138.10 TTD per week
Health Surcharge8.25 TTD
Total Employee CostUp to 146.35 TTD per week

Minimum Wage
Minimum WageThe minimum wage in Trinidad & Tobago is 17.50 TTD per hour.

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

Income Tax
Taxable IncomeTax Rate
Less than 1,000,000 TTD25%
More than 1,000,000 TTD30%