Tunisia Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Tunisia Compliantly

Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Tunisia ?

With our Tunisia 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 Tunisia’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.

Tunisia Country Overview

Geographic location: Situated between Algeria and Libya, Tunisia borders the Mediterranean Sea.

Population: The population of Tunisia has seen a 0.83% increase between 2021 and 2022. Trends point to a 0.76% increase in 2022. Arabic is both the most spoken and the official language in Tunisia.  

Economy: The Tunisian economy is mainly driven by the services sector. According to the United States International Trade Commission, Tunisia was the United States’ 96th largest goods export market and 86th largest goods import market on the globe in 2021.

Payroll in Tunisia - What You Should Know

  • Population: 11,935,764
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $46.84 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 3.3%
  • Inflation, consumer prices: 5.7%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 1.4%
  • Unemployment Rate: 16.8%
  • Capital: Tunis
  • Currency: Tunisian Dinar
  • Languages: Arabic

Employer Contribution

  • 16.57% of the employer’s emoluments must be contributed to social security.

Employee Contribution

  • 9.18% of the employee’s emoluments must be contributed to social security.
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

    The standard VAT rate is 19% in Tunisia – applied to the supply of goods and services both local and imported in the country. Some supplies and services are subject to an exclusive 7% and 13% rate.

Paid Time-Off

Employees are generally entitled to one day of paid leave per month, totaling to 12 days a year.

Sick Leave

Tunisia does not specify the number of sick days an employee can receive. However, to be eligible for sickness benefit, an employee must have worked 50 days in the last two quarters or 80 days in the last four quarters before sickness began.

Maternity Leave

In Tunisia, women are entitled to a maximum of 30 days of paid maternity leave. The employee then receives 66.7% of her daily earnings – but only if she contributed to social insurance for at least 80 days in the four quarters leading to the birth.

Paternity Leave

In Tunisia, men are entitled to 1 day of paid paternity leave within the first seven days following childbirth.

  • An employer can only terminate a worker by providing a justified reason.
  • Before being dismissed by their employer, a worker has the right to appeal their case in front of a disciplinary council.
  • 1 months’ notice must be provided to the employee.
  • Unless they have been dismissed due to grave misconduct, an employee is entitled to severance pay.

In Tunisia, severance pay is equivalent to one day’s pay for each month of employment (up to a maximum of three months’ pay).

  • New Year’s Day (1st January)
  • Revolution and Youth Day (14th January)
  • Independence Day of Tunisia (20th March)
  • Martyrs’ Day in Tunisia (9th April)
  • Labor Day (1st May)
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Republic Day (25th July)
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Women’s Day (13th August)
  • Islamic New Year
  • Evacuation Day (15th October)
  • Prophet’s Birthday
  • National Revolution Day (17th December)

Tunisia 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.