With our Senegal 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 Senegal’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.
Geographic location: Senegal is located in the westernmost part of the African continent, bordered by Mauritania, Mali, and Guinea.
Population: Senegal’s official language is French. However, it is spoken by only around 37% of the population. Around 72% of Senegal’s inhabitants speak Wolof
Economy: The country’s economy is mainly based on agriculture, mining, chemicals, and metalwork. Senegal offers plenty of trade and investment opportunities, thanks to its advanced infrastructure.
Value-added tax (VAT)
The standard VAT rate is 18% in Senegal. Activities related to tourism are subject to a reduced rate of 10%.
Financial activities such as banking, money transfers, and more are subject to a special tax rate of 17%.
Employees are generally entitled to 24 days of paid annual leave.
In Senegal, workers are entitled to a minimum of five days of paid sick leave per year.
In Senegal, women are entitled to 14 weeks’ paid maternity leave – 8 of which must be taken postnatal.
There is no statutory paternity leave in Senegal.
In Senegal, the general notice period for termination is 15 days. However, technicians wishing to resign must provide two months’ notice.
Employers may terminate workers for just cause with a written notice.
Employees in Senegal are entitled to severance pay for each year of service at a rate of 25 to 40% of their average wages over the past 12 months.
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.