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Hiring in Comoros

Hiring employees compliantly in Central African Republic means doing it yourself or using an Employer of Record like Global Expansion. You should be careful using independent contractor agreements in Central African Republic so that you don’t run afoul of employment laws. To hire an employee compliantly and offer them mandatory benefits and compliant agreements, you can:

(a) Establish your own new legal entity, banking, accounting and payroll service in Central African Republic or

(b) use an Employer of Record like Global Expansion who can handle all of the details for you.

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Labor Laws in Comoros

Employee Probation Period

  • Probationary period cannot exceed 6 months

Annual Leave in Comoros

  • Employees are entitled to paid annual leave of 24 days

Holidays in Comoros

New Year’s Day 1st January
Cheikh Al Maarouf Day 18th March
Prophet's Ascension  
Labor Day 1st May
Eid al-Fitr  
Comoros National Day 6th July
Eid al-Adha  
Islamic New Year  
Prophet's Birthday  

 

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Maternity Leave Comoros

  • In the case of pregnancy every woman has the right to suspend work for the period of 14 consecutive weeks, 8 of which have to be taken after the birth.

Paternity Leave Comoros

  • There is no paternity leave

Working Hours in Comoros

  • The standard working hours are 8 hours a day and 6 days a week

Overtime in Comoros

  • The compensation for overtime are as follows:
    • For the first 8 hours after the regular duration of 40 hours or duration considered equivalent: minimum of 15% of the salary
    • For the 8 following hours: minimum of 30% of the salary
    • For the following hours until the 60th hour included: minimum of 40% of the salary
    • Overtime work performed during sundays and holidays: minimum of 40% of the salary

Severance in Comoros

  • There is no statutory severance pay

Comoros Salary and Wages

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13th Month Salary in Comoros

  • No
  • There is no statutory requirement to pay the 13th or 14th month salary.
  • The only bonus available is given in the form of food and shelter to expatriates that cannot afford living in the country with their salary.
  • Annual leave is paid after one year of work. There is no evidence of any other special monetary remuneration.

Income Tax in Comoros

  • Taxation in the Comoros is based on the French tax system.
  • However, taxes are complex and tax rates are quite high.
  • Individual income is taxed at progressive rates up to 30 percent, which applies on income of more than KMF3.5m.
  • No tax is paid on income up to KMF150,000.
  • All individuals with a permanent occupation in the Comoros are subject to personal taxation.

Taxable Income

Rate (%)

Exceeding (BRL)

 
Less or equal to KMF 150,000 0%
KMF 150,001 - 500,000 5%
KMF 500,001 - 1,000,000 10%
KMF 1,000,001 - 1,500,000 15%
KMF 1,000,501 - 2,500,000 20%
KMF 2,500,001 - 3,500,000 25%
Over KMF 3,500,000 30%
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Social Security in Comoros

  • No contribution payed

Immigration Comoros

  • Foreigners will need a visa to enter Comoros. Individuals
  • can get a visa on arrival at Hahaya airport or at other points of entry for €30.
  • The main types of visas are as follows: -
    • Tourist Visa on arrival (valid for 45 days)
    • Long stay visa (valid for stays longer than 45 days)
  • Travelers to the Comoros must hold a return or onward air ticket and all necessary documents for their return or onward journey.
  • Comorians leaving the country must have a return ticket that cannot be refunded abroad.
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Type of Visa/Permit

Documentation

Validity

Eligibility

Tourist Visa
  • Valid passport
  • Travel itinerary
  • Ticket
45 days
  • Foreigners visiting Comoros for less than 45 days must obtain a tourist visa
Long Stay Visa
  • Valid passport
  • Travel itinerary
  • Ticket
  • Other supporting documents
valid for stays longer than 45 days
  • Foreigners visiting Comoros for more than 45 days must obtain a long stay visa
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Value Added Tax (VAT) in Comoros

  • There is a consumption tax that has a standard rate of 10%.
  • Certain services are subject to a reduced rate of VAT
  • Basic necessities are zero-rated.

VAT

Higher Rate

Group 1083

25%

Standard Rate

Group 1083

10%

Reduced Rate

Group 1083

7.5%

Reduced Rate Group 1083 5%
Reduced Rate Group 1083 3%
Zero Rate Group 1083 0%

Mandatory Benefits in Comoros

  • These are mandatory benefits as postulated by law
  • These include probationary period, annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave, overtime pay.
  • Statutory benefits also include social security benefits
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Mandatory Benefits overview

  • Probationary period

  • Annual Leave

  • Public Holidays

  • Maternity Leave

  • Overtime Pay

  • Social Security Benefits

Payroll Accrual in Comoros

Country Accruals Additional Information

Vacations 9.32%
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Payroll Accruals Additional Information

 

 

Employment Accruals

Annual Leave Employees are entitled to paid annual leave of 22 days This equals 6.02% (22/365 days) of annual income
Maternity Leave In the case of pregnancy every woman has the right to suspend work for the period of 14 consecutive weeks, 8 of which have to be taken after the birth. This equals 26.9% (14/52 weeks) of annual income
Overtime Overtime is paid at a premium of 25% of hourly pay Normal hourly rate is around 1,887.5 KMF. Overtime is paid at an additional 471.8 KMF.

Accrued Benefits in Comoros

Christmas Bonus % 0%
Christmas Bonus Over Vacations % 0%
Severance per Year%

Employees are entitled to 4.5 days of pay after completion of one year of service (1.23% of annual salary)

1.23%
Of annual
salary
Vacations %

Employees are entitled to paid annual leave of 22 days (6.04% of annual salary)

6.04%
Of annual
salary
Notice %

Employees are entitled to 22 days of notice period for one year of service or more (6.04%)

6.04%
Christmas Bonus Over Notifications % 0%
Vacations Plus % 0%

Total percentage of Salary (yearly)

The total employment accruals as a percentage of salary per annum

13.31%

Why use Global Expansion to hire in Comoros

Establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Comoros can be time-consuming, expensive and complex. With such a robust labor market in place, one must pay great attention to detail when structuring employment because Comoros labor laws are complex.

The company also has a responsibility to comply with specific employment practices dictated by Comoros law to maintain its good standing as an equal opportunity employer.

Global Expansion makes it easy for you to expand into Comoros. We'll help you hire your candidate of choice, handle HR matters and payroll, and ensure that you comply with local laws without the burden of setting up a foreign branch office or subsidiary. In addition, you'll have complete control and direction over your employees.

We enable you to stay in control of everything. Our Comoros Global Professional Employer Organization (PEO) and Employer of Record (EOR) solution provides you with peace of mind to focus on running your company and the security to enter new markets.

 

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