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Labor Laws in Azerbaijan

  • Annual Leave: 21 days
  • Maternity Leave: 126 days
  • Public Holidays: 12
  • Workweek: 40 hours per week
  • Overtime: No more than 4 hours per day.

Income Tax in Azerbaijan‌

A resident’s taxable income in Azerbaijan is comprised of worldwide income (i.e. income generated in and outside Azerbaijan.)

A non-resident taxable income in Azerbaijan is comprised only of the income generated from sources in Azerbaijan.

The taxable base of residents is determined as the difference between gross income for a calendar year and expenses (or deductions.)

Value Added Tax (VAT) in Azerbaijan‌

  • The standard rate of VAT is 18%.

Social Security in Azerbaijan‌

The mandatory social security contribution rates for employment income (other than oil and gas and government sectors) are as follows for seven years:

  • 3% per employee
  • 2% per employer

Work Visas Azerbaijan

Here is work visa information for Azerbaijan, download our guide for an extensive breakdown.

Under recent changes to the migration legislation, several types of entry visas are available.

These visas are based on the purpose of the visit and include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Visa for business trip purposes
  • Visa for labor activity conduction purposes
  • Tourist visa
  • Visa for official visit

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