Gabon Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Gabon Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Gabon ?

With our Gabon 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 Gabon’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.

Gabon Country Overview

Geographic location: Gabon is a Central African country bordering Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The islands of Sao Tome and Principe are situated off the Gabonese coast.

Economy: Boasting rich natural resources, the country’s major industries include petroleum exports, minerals, and wood. Recently, the Gabonese government announced it was working on ways to develop the agricultural sector and improve Gabon’s overall national infrastructure. Despite the restriction set on raw timber, the industry is expanding into the manufacturing of furniture.

Your company’s next milestone may just be in Gabon. Africa HR Solutions can provide your company with much-needed guidance to ensure that your operations comply with Gabon’s Labor Code and tax policies. Over the years, we have played a similar pivotal role in the expansion of over 400 clients across Africa by providing reliable payroll and employment outsourcing solutions.

Payroll in Gabon - What You Should Know

  • Population: 2,278,829
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $18.27 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 1.5%
  • Inflation, consumer prices: 1.2%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 11.2%
  • Unemployment Rate: 22.3%
  • Capital:  Libreville
  • Currency:  Central African CFA franc
  • Languages: French

Employer Contribution

  • 16.00% of the employer’s payroll must be contributed to the National Fund for Social Security (CNSS).
  • 4.1% of the employer’s payroll must be contributed to the National Fund for Health (CNAMGS)

Employee Contribution

  • 5% of the employee’s payroll must be contributed to the National Fund for Social Security (CNSS).
  • 00% of the employee’s payroll must be contributed to the National Fund for Health (CNAMGS)
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

    The standard VAT rate is 18% in Gabon.

    Goods including local mineral water, imported meat, sugar, and canned fruits/vegetables to name a few are subject to a reduced rate of 10%.

    A 5% rate is applied to cement and qualifying exports declared to customs are zero-rated.

Paid Time-Off

Employees are generally entitled to 24 days of paid annual leave.

Sick Leave

In Gabon, workers are entitled to a maximum of 6 months of sick leave.

Maternity Leave

Women are entitled to up to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave – 6 of which must be taken prior to birth.

Paternity Leave

Men are entitled to 10 days of paid leave for family events – including childbirth.

Notice periods in Gabon are as follow:

  • < 1 year of service: 15 days
  • 1-3 years of service: 1 month
  • 3-5 years of service: 2 months
  • 5-10 years of service: 3 months
  • 10-15 years of service: 4 months
  • 15-20 years of service: 5 months
  • 20-30 years of service: 6 months

After 2 years of continuous service, employees in Gabon are entitled to severance pay, regulated as follows:

  • After 2 years of employment: 0.4 month of pay
  • After 4 years of employment: 0.8 month of pay
  • After 5 years of employment: 1 month of pay
  • After 10 years of employment: 2 months of pay
  • After 20 years of employment: 4 months of pay
  • New Year’s Day (1st January)
  • Easter Monday (13th April)
  • Women’s Day (17th April)
  • Labor Day (1st May)
  • Ascension Day (21st May)
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Whit Monday (1st June)
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Assumption of Mary (15th August)
  • National Day (16th to 17th August)
  • All Saints’ Day (1st November)
  • Christmas Day (25th December)

Gabon Payroll Done The Easy Way. The Right Way.

12 Years of Experience

Over more than a decade, Africa HR Solutions has become a leading payroll service provider across Africa with a proven track record of success with over 400 clients across many industries.

Bulletproof Compliance

Ensuring your operations are carried out compliantly is a must. From country-specific regulations to government laws, we make sure your company is up to code with Africa's legislation at all times.

+44 Countries in Africa

Operating in more than 44 countries in Africa, our team of experts gathered the required knowledge and local expertise to handle your needs and demands - wherever, whenever.

Single Point of Contact

Avoid unnecessary headaches and mistakes thanks to our centralized services and manage everything from a single database. A single point of contact for all of your needs across the continent.

Maximize your ROI

It is cheaper to let a third-party organization handle your payroll than to do it yourself. By saving on the overall cost of payroll, you can reallocate your budget elsewhere to promote company growth.

Swift Payroll Implementation

With Africa HR Solutions you are one call away from implementing an accurate and timely payroll operation to ensure your talents are paid on time no matter where they are in Africa.

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Countries We Cover

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.