Thinking of employing someone in France? As with every other country, certain costs are associated with employing a worker that come on top of the gross salary that you are offering. For France, those include Social security, Work accident insurance. Forfait Social (only applicable for certain remunerations and Transportation tax ()only companies with 11+ employees based in Paris or its surrounding areas).
In France, employees pay several taxes, which are deducted from their gross salary by their employers. The amount of income tax that the employee contributes depends on the amount of income that they earn. All employees also make social security contributions, supplemental pension, and Contribution d’Equilibre Général (CEG).
Use our interactive employment cost calculator to see the total salary costs in France outlined in the sections above. You can also get a detailed employee cost breakdown in pdf (like this one but with actual data), which will show the take-home pay that employees will get.
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