Global payroll in Singapore

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Rivermate's global payroll solution helps companies hire remote employees in Singapore . 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 Singapore.

1. Grow your team in Singapore 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 Singapore

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

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

With Rivermate, you can run Singapore 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 Singapore

Once you've determined the best Singapore payroll option for your company, you'll need to collect some information from employees in order to add them to your payroll. Begin by acquiring their personal identification number, tax deduction card, and emergency contact information. When an employee begins working and provides you with their tax deduction card, they become a part of the social security system and are eligible for benefits.

4. Taxation rules for global payroll in Singapore

Singapore is governed by the Central Provident Fund, a nationally mandated benefit or social security program akin to a retirement fund in the United States. As a cost paid to the CPF by the employer, you should budget approximately 17% of your employees' salaries. CPF contributions are not required for reimbursements of COVID-19-related expenses such as home office equipment, utilities, and transportation. The Singapore government has a number of assistance programs in place for employers who are unable to make CPF contributions due to COVID-19.

Singapore has a progressive tax system with rates ranging from 0% to 22%. Your employees' taxes will be determined by their salary, but they will only be taxed on income earned in the country. As an employer, you must prepare an annual wage report by March 1 using Form IR8A and Appendix 8A, Appendix 8B, or Form IR8S. Some tax filing deadlines have been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

5. Payroll options for companies in Singapore

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

1. Internal Payroll. This payroll option is applicable for already established companies in Singapore. 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. Singapore payroll outsourcing: Outsourcing your payroll to an Employer of Record in Singapore, 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 Singapore

It is the obligation of the employer to ensure that all payroll-related transactions are properly documented and recorded. All salaries and compensation payments must adhere to the local minimum wage as well as other applicable laws and regulations.

Rivermate's payroll services in Singapore can assist you in staying in compliance with the country's ever-changing payroll rules. We provide an all-inclusive solution that covers everything from compliance and reporting to salary payments.)

7. How to manage payroll in Singapore

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

8. Entitlement and termination terms in Singapore

When a local employee is terminated, the employee's salary must be paid on the last day of employment if the employee resigns and serves the notice period; within seven days of the last day of employment if the employee resigns without notice and no notice period is served; on the last day of employment if the termination was for misconduct; and on the last day of employment if the termination was for cause.

9. Compensation in Singapore

Singapore does not have a minimum wage policy.

10. Working hours and overtime in Singapore

Weekly working hours should not exceed 44. Employees who work fewer than five days per week should not exceed nine hours per day. Individuals who work five or more days per week should not exceed eight hours per day.

11. Employee benefits in Singapore

Singapore offers universal healthcare, which is financed via a combination of government subsidies and obligatory payments from businesses and workers. Citizens and residents must join in MediShield Life, a national basic health care insurance plan that covers major hospitalization and certain outpatient expenses. While the government subsidizes premiums and the expenses of some treatments, there is an annual deductible of between SGD 1,500 and SGD 3,000, as well as co-payments ranging from 3% to 10%.

Most executives seek additional health and life insurance, although a small business may provide a stipend in place of obtaining insurance. Executives working for US technology firms in Singapore often seek stock options.

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

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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