Global payroll in Croatia

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

1. Grow your team in Croatia with Rivermate as your global payroll provider

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in , particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in 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. Introduction to global payroll in Croatia

If you are interested in hiring a remote team in Croatia, or even just individual remote employees in Croatia, then you have come to the right place!

Rivermate is an Employer of Record (EOR) that offers Croatia payroll solutions. As a Croatia payroll provider, we will cover everything from salary, benefits, employer-to-employee contributions, and especially payroll compliance in Croatia. We are confident Rivermate’s payroll solutions Croatia will help you grow as a business—because now, you won’t have to worry about your payroll solutions Croatia. We take care of everything payroll!

With Rivermate, you can run Croatia payroll services in just one click—regardless of currency, benefits, insurance, and your local labor laws. Everything is automated. Our priority is for you to focus on your company’s strategy and growth.

Our Rivermate Global Payroll services are made especially for startups and scaleups. We know that startups try to be extra prudent when it comes to choosing a payroll provider, so it is our mission at Rivermate to be your most reliable and cheapest payroll provider option. So if you’re looking for global payroll providers for small businesses, look no further and book a call with us now!

3. How to set up global payroll in Croatia

After determining which Croatia payroll options are best for you, you must set up the proper payroll procedure for all of your employees. Keep employee records because you'll need to show them to a Labour Inspector if asked. Each employee requires a written employment contract that details the nature of the work, working hours, salary, and other details.

Then you must ensure that your monthly payroll calculation is correct based on the number of days or hours worked by your employees during the month. You will pay employees' net salaries and report any deductions to the appropriate authorities.

4. Taxation rules for global payroll in Croatia

Understanding your tax obligations as an employer is one of the most important aspects of payroll. Although there is no state-sponsored social security system in Croatia, employers are required to contribute to health insurance, unemployment insurance, and accident insurance. These fees range between 0.5% and 15%. If you hire someone under the age of 30 on a permanent basis, you are exempt from paying any social security contributions for five years.

5. Payroll options for companies in Croatia

Companies that wish to expand their operations globally have four different payroll options in Croatia. These payroll options are:

1. Internal Payroll. This payroll option is applicable for already established companies in Croatia. It includes devoting an entire Human Resources staff to running the company's payroll procedures.

2. Remote Payroll. Smaller firms may lack the capacity to handle their own payroll, but they may add their workers to the parent company's payroll. This action, on the other hand, requires considerable thinking. You must guarantee that you follow the rules and laws of each nation.

Working with a local outsourcing firm is one method to retain money in the local economy, but you'll still need to study all of the local rules and regulations, since you'll be held responsible.

3. Croatia payroll outsourcing: Outsourcing your payroll to an Employer of Record in Croatia, such as Rivermate, is another alternative for Andorra payroll outsourcing. We can manage all aspects of your payroll, including compliance. Send us a note and we'll get back to you as soon as possible!

6. Payroll compliance Croatia

Keeping a solid, accurate record of your payroll data in a fully compliant manner is critical to effective payroll management in Croatia.

The Croatian Labor Law, as well as the country's Constitution, establish the majority of the rules and regulations governing employment in Croatia.

7. How to manage payroll in Croatia

Companies that have a business presence in Croatia have different ways of managing payroll. However, most of the options you have for running payroll in Croatia are either expensive or require establishing a subsidiary in Croatia. The cheapest, most efficient, and most reliable payroll processing system in Croatia is by outsourcing payroll to Employers of Record (EOR) in Croatia. Rivermate is one of those Employers of Record.

At Rivermate, we offer you the most efficient, most compliant, and cheapest HR and Payroll Management services in Croatia. We do this by taking care of your payroll-related needs, such as keeping track of your employees’ financial records, including incentives, gross and net salary, and payslips, all the while staying compliant with the labor laws in Croatia. Because we do your online payroll management for you, you can have absolute focus on your business’ strategy and growth.

Rivermate is all about growth through collaboration and we achieve this by offering the most reliable yet cheapest services for managing payroll for small businesses in Croatia.

8. Entitlement and termination terms in Croatia

Employers have the right to cancel a fixed-term contract for the following reasons: business, personal, or employee misbehavior. It demands notification and a written explanation of why the employment relationship is being terminated. If the cause is misbehavior, a warning should be issued and the employee given an opportunity to explain his or her actions.

Severance pay is provided, as are other statutory benefits, such as paid time off.

9. Compensation in Croatia

Croatian labor laws mandate a monthly minimum wage of 4,250 HRK or 562.80 EUR (2021), which equates to approximately $680 in US currency at the moment. Employees can bargain for a raise or bonus in their employment contract or through a collective bargaining agreement. However, a bonus for the thirteenth month is not customary in Croatia. Instead, employees frequently receive performance-based bonuses. Although it is not mandatory, many Croatian employers will give employees annual raises based on their service.

10. Working hours and overtime in Croatia

The standard workweek consists of 40 hours spread over five days. Overtime is limited to ten hours per week. Employers must obtain written authorization from employees to expand the scope of their work.

11. Employee benefits in Croatia

Croatia has a required health insurance program that is integrated with the mandatory employer social insurance programs. As a result, companies seldom give extra private health care coverage.

Croatian employees frequently receive advantages like as corporate cars, mobile phones, performance-based incentives, and seasonal presents such as cash, business items, or shopping vouchers during Christmas and Easter.

12. Why choose Rivermate as your global payroll provider in Croatia

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

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