Togo Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Togo Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Togo ?

With our Togo 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 Togo’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.

Togo Country Overview

Geographic location: Togo is a country found in the western region of the African continent.

Population: Togo is a multilingual country with over 40 languages actively spoken. The official language in Togo is French and the government designated 2 indigenous national languages in 1975 – Ewé (Ewe: Èʋegbe) and Kabiyé.

Economy: Togo is a low-income country that relies heavily on its agricultural sector. Its predominant exported products include coffee, cocoa bean, and jasmine rice.

Payroll in Togo - What You Should Know

  • Population: 8,478,242
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $8.41 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 5.3%
  • Inflation, consumer prices: 1.8%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): -0.8%
  • Unemployment Rate: 4.0%
  • Capital: Lomé
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Languages: French, Ewé, Kabiyé

Employer Contribution

  • 17.5% of the employer’s emoluments must be contributed to social security.

Employee Contribution

  • 4.00% of the employee’s emoluments must be contributed to social security.
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

    The standard VAT rate is 18% in Togo. Companies that supply services in the financial, insurance, medical, and transport fields are exempt from VAT.

Paid Time-Off

Employees are generally entitled to 30 days of paid annual leave at a rate of two and a half days per month.

Sick Leave

In Togo, workers are entitled to 5 days of paid sick leave per year.

Maternity Leave

In Togo, women are entitled to a maximum of 14 weeks of paid maternity leave – including 6 weeks in the postnatal period. Should they need it, an employee can extend their leave by 3 weeks in case of a complication or illness related to their pregnancy.

Paternity Leave

There is no statutory paternity leave in Togo.

In Togo, an employment contract can be terminated if

  • Both parties come to a mutual agreement
  • The contract reached its expiry date based on the term stipulated in its terms
  • There is a case of force majeure

The notice periods in Togo are as follows:

    • 1 month for workers, employees, and similar staff
    • 3 months for supervisors, managers, and similar staff
    • 5 days for paid workers per hour.

Severance pay in Togo is regulated in proportion to the employee’s seniority:

  • A lump sum of 35% of the employee’s average annual salary for an employment period of one to five years.
  • A lump sum of 40% for six to nine years.
  • A lump sum of 45% for 10 or more years.
  • New Year’s Day (1st January)
  • Easter Monday (13th April)
  • Independence Day (27th April)
  • Labor Day (1st May)
  • Ascension Day (21st May)
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Whit Monday (1st June)
  • Martyrs’ Day (21st June)
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Assumption of Mary (15th August)
  • All Saints’ Day (1st November)
  • Christmas Day (25th December)

Togo 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.

We Can Help. Just Tell Us How!

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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.