Social security: 16.5%
Chamber of Commerce contributions: €5 - €527
Social security: 20% capped at EUR 970 monthly and EUR 12,095 annually
Municipal tax 10% - 18% depending on the city of residence, levied as a surtax to the income tax liability.
|GROSS INCOME||PROGRESSIVE TAX RATE|
|Up to €47,780||20%|
Paternity leave: 10 days
Sick leave: 18 months. First 42 days are paid by the employer, the rest by Croatian Health Insurance Fund (“Hrvatski zavod za zdravstveno osiguranje or HZZO”) at a rate between 70% and 100%. The rate could be determined by a collective or employment agreement.
Parental leave: 4 months per child per parent for the first two children, increased to 15 months per child for subsequent children or twins
Maternity leave: 98 days + extra time until the child turns 6 months
HQ country employment & payroll
Independent contractor agreements
Direct local employer setup
Partnering with an Employer of Record Croatia (temp agency licence holder)
As with every other country, there are certain costs associated with employing a worker in Croatia that come on top of the gross salary you are offering. A Croation employer must contribute to social security, which covers work accident insurance, pension, family and maternity benefits. They also have to make contributions to the Chamber of Commerce. To view the exact percentages and amounts given the salary you are planning to offer, you can use our handy calculator tool.
Boundless as the legal employer files all pertinent taxes and social contributions as they relate to the compliant employment of an individual in Croatia.
In Croatia, both employers and employees have to pay taxes. For employers, these include social security, which covers work accident insurance, pension, family and maternity benefits. They also have to make contributions to the Chamber of Commerce. For employees, these are social security contributions, as well as municipal and income taxes. To get a clear overview of both employee and employer taxes, use our salary breakdown calculator, submitting any additional data needed and get a downloadable pdf like this one.