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.
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.
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.
Employees are generally entitled to 30 days of paid annual leave at a rate of two and a half days per month.
In Togo, workers are entitled to 5 days of paid sick leave per year.
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.
There is no statutory paternity leave in Togo.
In Togo, an employment contract can be terminated if
The notice periods in Togo are as follows:
Severance pay in Togo is regulated in proportion to the employee’s seniority:
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.