Somalia Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Somalia Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Somalia ?

With our Somalia 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 Somalia’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.

Somalia Country Overview

Geographic location: Somalia holds a strategic location on the Horn of Africa. Its close proximity to the Middle East makes it a potential regional economic hub.

Population: Somalia has a mostly young population totaling around 16,359,500. Somali and Arabic are the most spoken language in the country.

Economy: The country’s economy mainly thrives on livestock farming and telecommunications. Its last-recorded GDP was estimated at around $7.29 billion.

Payroll in Somalia - What You Should Know

  • Population: 16,359,500
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $7.29 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 3.3%
  • Inflation, consumer prices: N/A
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 6.7%
  • Unemployment Rate: 19.9%
  • Capital: Mogadishu
  • Currency: Somali Shilling
  • Languages: Somali, Arabic

Employer Contribution

  • Social security contributions are not mandatory for employers in Somalia

Employee Contribution

  • Social security contributions are not mandatory for employees in Somalia
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

    The standard VAT rate is 5% in Somalia.

Paid Time-Off

Employees are generally entitled to 15 days of paid annual leave per year.

Sick Leave

In Somalia, there is no statutory paid sick leave.

Maternity Leave

In Somalia, women are entitled to a maximum of 16 weeks of paid maternity leave.

Paternity Leave

There is no statutory paternity leave in Somalia.

In Somalia, an employment contract can be terminated by either party. The notice periods are as follows:

    • For manual workers: not less than 10 days
    • For non-manual workers: not less than 30 days

Severance pay in Somalia is distributed at the following rates:

  • For redundancy dismissal for a worker with 1 year of service: 4.3 weeks of pay
  • For redundancy dismissal for a worker with 5 years of service: 21.7 weeks of pay
  • For redundancy dismissal for a worker with 10 years of service: 43.3 weeks of pay
  • New Year’s Day (1st January)
  • Labor Day (1st May)
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Independence Day (26th June)
  • Independence Day (1st July)
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Ashura
  • Prophet’s Birthday

Somalia 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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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.