Overview

Capital
Doha
Currency
Qatari Riyal
Date Format
dd/mm/yyyy

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Taxes

Employer
10% - Pension
5% - Pension
Employee

Minimum Wage

General

There is no minimum wage, low-paid employees are protected by agreements with certain countries.

Payroll Contributions

Pension Fund
 
Employee: required to contribute 5% of their wages to pension fund.

Leave

Public Holidays
 
 

Termination

Termination Process

Workers of 1-5 years are entitled to one months notice. Workers of over 5 years are entitled to two months notice.

Notice Period

Those employed for 1-5 years are required to provide one months notice. Those employed for over 5 years must provide two months notice.

Severance Pay

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.

VAT

General

Currently, there is no VAT. There are plans to introduce it in the first quarter of 2018.