Employer of Record in Palestine

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Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Palestine . We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business. Our Employer of Record (EOR) solution is beneficial to companies that want to hire remote employees in a breeze. On this page you will find employment information for Palestine.

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1. Grow your team in Palestine with Rivermate as your Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Palestine , particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Palestine effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Summary

Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين, romanized: Filasṭīn), also known as the State of Palestine (دولة فلسطين, Dawlat Filasṭīn), is a de jure sovereign state in Western Asia. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) governs it and claims the West Bank and Gaza Strip. However, Israel has occupied its claimed territory since the 1967 Six-Day War; the West Bank is currently divided into 165 Palestinian enclaves under partial Palestinian National Authority (PNA) civil rule, and 230 Israeli settlements into which Israeli law is "pipelined," while Gaza is ruled by Hamas and has been subject to a long-term blockade by Egypt and Israel since 2007.

Following World War II, the United Nations (UN) issued a Partition Plan for Mandatory Palestine in 1947, which advocated for the establishment of autonomous Arab and Jewish nations as well as an internationalized Jerusalem. The Jews supported the Partition Plan, while the Arabs opposed it. A civil war erupted out shortly after the United Nations General Assembly accepted the proposal as Resolution 181, and the plan was never executed. On the 14th of May 1948, the day following Israel's independence, neighboring Arab nations invaded the former British Mandate and battled Israeli troops in the First Arab–Israeli War. The Arab League then formed the All-Palestine Government on September 22, 1948, to manage the All-Palestine Protectorate in the Egyptian-occupied Gaza Strip. Except for Transjordan, which had invaded and then annexed the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, it was quickly recognized by all Arab League members. Though the All-Palestine Government's stated authority included the whole former Mandatory Palestine, its practical jurisdiction was restricted to the Gaza Strip. During the Six-Day War in June 1967, Israel gained the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, the West Bank and East Jerusalem from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria.

Yasser Arafat, then-PLO Chairman, declared the foundation of the State of Palestine on November 15, 1988, in Algiers. A year after the Oslo Accords were signed in 1993, the PNA was founded to manage (to varied degrees) regions A and B in the West Bank, which included 165 enclaves, as well as the Gaza Strip. Following Hamas's victory as the dominant party in the PNA parliament in the most recent elections (2006), a dispute erupted between it and the Fatah party, resulting in Hamas's takeover of Gaza in 2007. (two years after the Israeli disengagement).

As of February 2020, the population of Palestine was 5,051,953, ranking it 121st in the world. Although Palestine claims Jerusalem as its capital, the city is under Israeli sovereignty; the international community does not accept either Palestine's or Israel's claims to the city. The State of Palestine has been recognized by 138 of the 193 UN members and has been a non-member observer state in the UN since 2012. Palestine is a member of the Arab League, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Group of 77, the International Olympic Committee, UNESCO, UNCTAD, and the International Criminal Court, among other organizations.

Hiring talented employees in a short span is not an easy task. Partnering with an Employer of Record (EOR) like Rivermate in Palestine is your best option, giving your organization enough time to focus on other aspects of international expansions like project management and inventory management. The EOR takes care of all the compliance and legal issues while helping you speed up hiring using their knowledge of domestic employment practices and virtual onboarding tools. Top EORs also have provisions for the e-signing of documents to enable faster onboarding.

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4. Types of leave

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5. Employment termination

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6. Working hours

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

General working schedule


7. Minimum wage

There is no information about the minimum wage for this country.

The monthly minimum wage in Palestine is set at ₪1,450.

8. Employee benefits

There is no information about the employee benefits for this country.

Mandatory benefits postulated by law include a probationary period, pay on annual leaves, public holidays, sick leaves, maternity leave, paternity leave, and overtime pay. Statutory benefits also include social security benefits

9. Taxes

There is no information about the taxes for this country.

Corporate tax

The taxable income of any legal entity is taxed at a rate of 15%. Telecommunications firms and other businesses that have a franchise or a monopoly in the Palestinian market, on the other hand, are subject to a 20% income tax.

Individual income tax

Unless there is a specific tax exemption under the Income Tax Law, all realized earnings in Palestine from any source for any individual are taxed.

Employees in Palestine are taxed on their earnings, salaries, and perks based on the following annual brackets and rates:

From 1 to 75,000 Israeli shekels (ILS): 5%

From ILS 75,001 to ILS 150,000: 10%

From ILS 150,001 and above: 15%

VAT, GST and sales tax

On VAT-eligible transactions, the VAT rate in Palestine is 16%. VAT on acquisitions of goods, services, and fixed assets, whether for domestic or international sales, is refundable. Imported products are subject to VAT at the amount of 16%. This input VAT is either subtracted from the output VAT or claimed from the VAT authorities.

10. VISA and work permits

There is no information about VISA and work permits for this country.

Palestine's visa policy refers to special entrance requirements entering Palestinian areas. There are no visa restrictions placed on foreign nationals other than those imposed by Israel's visa policy.

The Israeli government controls entry to the West Bank, while Hamas controls access to Gaza. Visitors who arrive via the Allenby Bridge-King Hussein border crossing and make their ties to or intentions to go to the West Bank known may be issued an entrance stamp that allows them to travel solely in Palestinian Authority-controlled parts of the West Bank.

Exiting Gaza across the Erez border into Israel needs both a Hamas departure permission and an Israeli entrance permit. Israel provides permission mostly to persons seeking medical treatment, but also to certain merchants, Israeli workers, and students and sportsmen traveling abroad. In December 2019, 2,500 Gaza people entered Israel via the Erez gate. Exiting into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing is uncertain and needs prior approval from Egyptian officials. The bridge often shuts for lengthy periods of time, preventing people from leaving the Gaza Strip.

Visitors of Palestinian descent who cross the border from Jordan into Israel and the West Bank must have a Palestinian Authority passport or travel permit in order to exit and may only arrive through the Allenby Bridge. While Israeli passport holders are not permitted to cross via the Allenby Border Crossing and must instead utilize the Jordan River Crossing and the Yitzhak Rabin Crossing.

11. Employer Of Record service terms

There is no information about the Employer of Record (EoR) service terms for this country.

Employment contracts

There is currently no information regarding employment service terms in the State of Palestine.

With Rivermate being your Employer of Record (EoR) in Palestine, you do not have to worry about the employment contracts, as we take care of that.

Minimum assignment length

There is currently no information regarding employment service terms in the State of Palestine.

Payment currency

Israeli New Shekel

13.Opening a subsidiary in Palestine

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

How to set up a subsidiary

Subsidiary laws

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

Establishing an entity in Palestine to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Palestine has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Palestine 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 (EOR) solutions in Palestine 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 Palestine via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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