4. Types of leave

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Paid time off

Public holidays

Sick days

Maternity leave

Paternity leave

Parental leave

Other leave

5. Employment termination

There is no information about employment information for this country.

Termination process

As an employer, you have the right to terminate a worker's employment if you have a legitimate basis to do so based on their conduct or capacity to manage operations. You are prohibited from terminating an employee's employment for any of the following reasons: trade union activity or membership; nationality, color, race, social origin, gender, family responsibilities, pregnancy, marital status, religion, or political opinion; exercising a mandate to represent workers; receiving a good faith complaint against you for alleged law violations; and absence for maternity leave, illness, or an ac If you terminate an employee's employment without notice or before the notice period has expired, you must compensate the employee for the remainder of the notice period's pay and benefits. A woman who has just given birth has the right to discontinue her work at any moment. She may do so without prior notification or payment of indemnification.

Notice period

No statutory obligation exists for a notice period.

Probation period

There is no statutory requirement regarding probationary period.

Severance pay

Severance and redundancy pay must be determined in consultation with the Consultative Council on Labor and Employment and must be proportional to the employee's tenure and position (CCTE).

6. Working hours

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

General working schedule

Except in exceptional circumstances, the legal working week cannot exceed 40 hours.

Women and young workers are entitled to a 12-hour daily rest period. All employees are entitled to a weekly rest period of 24 consecutive hours, which must be observed primarily on Sundays or Fridays. Sunday work may be necessary on occasion to ensure the safety of operations or to address an emergency.

Overtime

If overtime work is required for urgent, seasonal, or other justifiable reasons, the additional hours must not exceed 20 per week. Additional compensation is available to employees who work overtime, on holidays, at night, or on rest days.

7. Minimum wage

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

Comoros' minimum wage is 55,000 Comorian francs (KMF). Salary expectations for your employees will vary according to their roles and industries.

8. Employee benefits

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

Employers are not obligated to make social security contributions on behalf of their employees, but they must register their business with the system.

While extra incentives and perks are not required, companies may choose to consider expanding their employees' benefits options in order to build a highly competitive benefits package.

9. Taxes

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Corporate tax

Comoros is a tax-free jurisdiction. Corporations are not subject to income, capital gains, profit, or other types of direct taxes, regardless of their residency status.

Individual income tax

Comoros is a tax-free jurisdiction. Corporations are not subject to income, capital gains, profit, or other types of direct taxes, regardless of their residency status.

VAT, GST and sales tax

Comoros is a tax-free jurisdiction. Corporations are not subject to income, capital gains, profit, or other types of direct taxes, regardless of their residency status.

10. VISA and work permits

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To enter Comoros, you will undoubtedly need a visa. We can affirm, however, that the Comoros Government offers visas on arrival to all nations. You must, however, have a valid passport and pay a charge at the Hahaya airport. The Tourist visa in Comoros has a validity period of 45 days and costs EUR 30.

If you want to travel for another purpose, you may apply for a different sort of visa. Apply for a long-stay visa, which costs EUR 255. You may also get a multiple entry visa for the same amount. Comoros Immigrations also provides a ten-year residency visa for EUR 274.40. Although you have access to these apps, there may be additional documentation required for them.

If you're merely passing through Comoros, you don't need a visa as long as you don't remain more than 24 hours. In these instances, you must also remain in the international transit zone.

You may apply for a tourist visa in Comoros as soon as you arrive, according to the Comoros visa rules. This form of visa is accessible to all nations, although there is a charge. Although prices are shown in local currency, you may pay with euros at Hahaya Airport.

The tourist visa for Comoros costs 15,000 KMF, which is around EUR 30. To ensure a smooth admission, you must follow the directions at the airport or any other point of entry.

11. Employer Of Record service terms

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Employment contracts

The labor laws of the Comoros do not specify a particular sort of employment contract for new recruits. The labor laws, on the other hand, does give certain rules for hiring procedures. Remember to add as much data as possible regarding your company's needs and the position's duties.

Minimum assignment length

You and your employee may agree on a fixed-term or indefinite contract. You may institute a trial period for a maximum of six months if both parties agree. However, you must submit a written contract for the trial time before concluding a formal arrangement.

Payment currency

Comoros Franc (KMF)

Euro (EUR)

United States Dollar (USD)

13.Opening a subsidiary in Comoros

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How to set up a subsidiary

Once you have the resources necessary to begin the subsidiary establishment process, follow certain recommended practices to effectively traverse the local regulations.

1. Reserve Your Business Name

You must confirm and reserve your business name. There is no charge to reserve the name.

2. Investing Capital

Ascertain that you fulfill the minimum capital requirements and deposit the required amount in a bank. When you complete the transaction, get documentation of the deposit to provide to the Commercial Court in the next step.

3. File the Articles of Association.

You must take your company's articles of incorporation to a public notary and have both the documents and your proof of deposit authenticated. For authentication services, this procedure will cost 22,500 Comorian francs (KMF).

You must next submit your articles of association with the Ministry of Finance and pay a registration fee of KMF 16,000 as well as roughly KMF 500 in stamp duty for each page of the articles.

4. File an application with the Commercial Court

You'll need to register your firm with the Commercial Court, which will cost you about KMF 15,000 in registration and related expenses. For registration, please provide the following documents:

(a) Two copies of a list of your company's managers, colleagues, and administrators who are authorized to act on its behalf

(b) Your real estate title or lease

(c) A statement of your capital

(d) Certified copies of your statutes from the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)

(e) Each manager's criminal history

5. Get a Professional License

The Tax Administration requires a cost of 10% of your yearly leasing value plus a specified price to get your company's professional license. You may then get your business books legalized in court for KMF 1,000 per book.

6. Apply for Social Security.

During the startup procedure, you must register your firm for social security.

Subsidiary laws

To form a corporation in Comoros, you must adhere to certain standards outlined in the country's commercial legislation. The procedure takes roughly 16 days, so make sure you have enough time to complete all of the tasks.

To begin establishing your company's presence in the nation, the legislation requires a minimum paid-up capital of KMF 100,000. To have legal standing in the nation, you must also register with all necessary authorities and ministries.

13. Why choose Rivermate as your Employer of Record / PEO in Comoros

Establishing an entity in

Comoros

to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in

Comoros

has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into

Comoros

simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record solutions in

Comoros

give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business.

Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in

Comoros

via our Employer of Record / PEO solution.

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