South Sudan Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in South Sudan Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in South Sudan ?

With our South Sudan 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 South Sudan’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.

South Sudan Country Overview

Geographic location: South Sudan is a landlocked country bordered by Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya.

Population: South Sudan is a multilingual country with over 60 languages spoken. The official language of South Sudan is English – introduced during the colonial era.

Economy: South Sudan has great potential for investment, with rich supplies of natural resources such as diamonds, gold and petroleum. However, South Sudan is still subject to economic stagnation because of renewed conflicts in the country.

Payroll in South Sudan - What You Should Know

  • Population: 11,381,377
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $12 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): -10.8%
  • Inflation, consumer prices: 10.5%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 0.0%
  • Unemployment Rate: 13.9%
  • Capital: Juba
  • Currency: South Sudanese pound
  • Languages: English

Employer Contribution

  • 6.00% of the employer’s emoluments must be contributed to social security.

Employee Contribution

  • Employees do not contribute to social security in South Sudan.
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

    South Sudan levies a sales tax instead of VAT.

    The standard rate is 20% – applied to manufacturers, importers, and service providers in South Sudan.

Paid Time-Off

Employees are generally entitled to:

  • 21 days of paid annual leave for 1-3 years of employment
  • 25 days of paid annual leave for 3-15 years of employment
  • 30 days of paid annual leave for 15+ years of employment

Sick Leave

In South Sudan, workers are entitled to 12 days of paid sick leave.

Maternity Leave

In South Sudan, women are entitled to at least 90 days of paid maternity leave.

Paternity Leave

In South Sudan, men are entitled to 2 weeks of paid paternity leave to be taken within three days of the birth of their child or immediately following miscarriage by their wife.

In South Sudan, valid grounds for termination include:

  • The inability of an employee to perform their work
  • Gross misconduct
  • Redundancy
  • Force majeure

In the above-mentioned cases, the employee must provide a written notice containing the reason for dismissal.

The notice periods in South Sudan are as follows:

    • 1 month by either party for an employee in continuous service of the employer for one year or more;
    • 2 weeks for an employee with 6 months to 1 year of service;
    • 1 week for an employee with less than 6 months of service.

After serving for at least 6 months under the same employer, an employee is entitled to severance pay.

Severance pay is due whenever:

  • the employee has been unfairly dismissed by their employer
  • the employee dies in the service of their employer
  • the employee terminates the employment contract due to physical incapacitation
  • the employment contract is terminated due to the death and insolvency of the employer
  • in any circumstance where the Labour Code requires so
  • New Year’s Day (1st January)
  • Good Friday (10th April)
  • Holy Saturday (11th April)
  • Easter Sunday (12th April)
  • Easter Monday (13th April)
  • Labor Day (1st May)
  • SPLA Day (16th May)
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Independence Day (9th July)
  • Martyrs’ Day (30th July)
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Christmas Day (25th December)

South Sudan 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.