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Labor Laws in Central African Republic

  • Annual Leave: 30 days
  • Maternity Leave: 14 weeks
  • Public Holidays: 13
  • Workweek: 40 hours per week

Income Tax in Central African Republic

Personal income tax is levied on income earned or received in the Central African Republic. Current income tax rates range from 0% to 40%.

Value Added Tax (VAT) in Central African Republic

The Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Central African Republic is levied at a standard rate of 19%.

A reduced rate of 5% applies to wheat, flour, milk, frozen fish, and refined oils. Exports and international services are zero-rated.

Social Security in Central African Republic

Social security contribution is levied on salary. The current rates are 19% for employers and 3% for employees.

Mandatory Benefits in Central African Republic

Here is a selection of work visas in the Central African Republic, download our guide for an extensive breakdown.

The Central African Republic offers two categories of visas for foreigners:

  • Short-stay visas for visits up to three months.
  • Long stay visas, which allow the holder to remain in the CAR for up to one year.

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