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Employer of Record (EOR) in Zambia | Global PEO in Zambia

employer of record Zambia

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

An Employer of Record in Zambia offers comprehensive support in various areas, including managing the payroll cycle, handling employer and employee contributions, ensuring compliance with minimum wage regulations, facilitating the process of hiring employees and contractors, assisting with the recruitment of expatriates, conducting background checks, drafting employment contracts, facilitating onboarding procedures, managing employee benefits, administering social security programs, coordinating healthcare and insurance coverage, implementing leave policies, considering public holidays, assisting with work permit and work visa processes, overseeing probation periods, notice periods, termination, and severance procedures, as well as providing guidance on personal income tax obligations.

Time zoneUTC+02:00 (CAT)
Total Time zones1
Working hours per week40
Working weekMonday–Friday
Typical hours worked8
Personal Tax filing deadline21st June
Financial Year1st January to 31st December
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
CurrencyZambian kwacha (ZMW)
VATthe standard rate is 16%

Employer Payroll Contributions in Zambia

Employers% of Gross Salary
Social Security5%
Total Employment Cost5%

Employee Payroll Contributions in Zambia

Employees% of Gross Salary
Social Security5%
Total Employee Cost5%

Minimum Wages in Zambia

Minimum Wage
Minimum WageThe minimum wage in Zambia is 1050 to 2167 ZMW per month depending on industry.

Payroll Cycle in Zambia

Payroll CycleMonthly
13th SalaryNot required by law.

Personal Income Tax in Zambia

Income Tax
Taxable IncomeTax Rate
Up to 39600 ZMW0%
39601 to 49200 ZMW25%
49201 to 74400 ZMW30%
Over 74401 ZMW37.5%