With our Cameroon Payroll Outsourcing services, your talents are paid on time and without error! Our team at Africa HR Solutions also provides your company with much-needed guidance to ensure that your operations comply with Cameroon’s Labor Code and tax policies. Over the years, we have played a pivotal role in the expansion of over 400 clients across Africa by providing reliable HR and payroll and cross-border payment outsourcing solutions.
Cameroon’s large population and many natural assets means investors will find Cameroon to be ripe with opportunity.
Geography: Cameroon is a lower-middle-income country located in West-Central Africa. With coastlines along the Atlantic Ocean. Cameroon boasts a unique, diverse landscape and biodiversity. Two key cities are Yaoundé, the country’s capital and largest city, and Douala, a seaport. These cities serve as transit points to ecotourism destinations and beach resorts.
Population: The country has a large population of over 26 million people.
Economy: Over the last 20 years, Cameroon has experienced steady economic growth. Cameroon is rich in natural resources (oil, gas and minerals) and cash crops (coffee, cocoa, maize and cotton).
Your company’s next milestone may just be in Cameroon – and Africa HR Solutions is ready to provide the support you need to fulfill your company’s vision. Our local experts will offer your company valuable guidance to ensure your operations are carried out in compliance with Cameroon’s Labor Code and tax policies. Over the years, we have played a pivotal role in the expansion of over 400 clients across Africa by providing reliable payroll and employment outsourcing solutions.
Value-added tax (VAT)
The total VAT rate is 19.25% in Cameroon – applied to the supply of local goods and services while exports are zero-rated.
Employees in Cameroon are generally allowed to accrue one and a half days of paid leave for each month of work. After 5 years of service, employees are eligible to accrue an additional 2 days per month.
Employees are also eligible for 10 days of paid leave for family events.
In Cameroon, workers are entitled to 5 days of sick leave. Should an employee become sick/injured at work, the employer is expected to cover the medical fees.
In Cameroon, women are entitled to a maximum of 14 weeks of paid maternity leave. 4 weeks must be taken before the birth of the child, extended to 6 weeks if confinement is required.
In Cameroon, men can use up to 10 days of their family leave to attend to their paternal duties.
Employees who have worked for at least 2 years are generally entitled to severance pay. The compensation amount is then determined by the Minister in charge of Labor.
In the last 10 years, the scenario surrounding compliance in African countries has changed dramatically. Africa HR Solutions understands this and has become a major player in the African payroll market.