Employer Payroll Tax
Employee Payroll Taxes
Minimum wage refers to the lowest rate payable to migrant workers in Qatar. It is currently 750 QAR/month.
There is no 13th salary.
Maximum of 6 days, 8 hours per day, for 48 hours. During Ramadan, the workday drops to 6 hours. Day off is generally Friday.
Hours worked above 48 are paid at an additional 25%. Night work is paid at an additional 50%.
15 days of paid leave after a year of service; 20 days after 5 years of service.
11 public holidays.
2 weeks of paid sick leave, after 3 months of service. A medical certificate is required.
Employees receive 50 days paid leave which can begin before baby is born.
No paternity leave.
No parental leave.
Hajj pilgrimage leave for Muslim employees only: 2 weeks unpaid, available once during employment period.
Employees with indefinite contracts can be terminated at will with one-month notice for those with less than 5 years’ service, and 2 months for those with more than 5 years’ service.
Those employed for 1-5 years are required to provide one month’s notice. Those employed for over 5 years must provide two months’ notice.
Employees leaving a position are entitled to EOSB (end of service benefits). These benefits are agreed upon mutually between employer and employee and must equal at least 3 weeks of employees’ gross salary for each year employed.
Not more than 6 months.
Currently, there is no VAT. There are plans to introduce it in the near future.