Bahrain

Currency
Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employer Taxes
12.00%

About 

Bahrain

Bahrain, is a country located on the Persian Gulf. It is home to a diverse population.

Overview

Population
1,501,635
Language
Arabic
Capital
Manama
Currency
Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Country code
+973
Min wage
No statutory minimum wage for the private sector
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Sunday to Thursday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Monthly

Avg employer tax

12%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Pension: 9%
  • Work injury: 3%

VAT

5%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays in 2024
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 1 May: Labor Day
  • 2 May: Eid al-Fitr
  • 3 May: Eid al-Fitr Holiday
  • 4 May: Eid al-Fitr Holiday
  • 9 Jul: Eid al-Adha
  • 10 Jul: Eid al-Adha Holiday
  • 11 Jul: Eid al-Adha Holiday
  • 30 Jul: Islamic New Year
  • 8 Aug: Ashura
  • 9 Aug: Ashura
  • 8 Oct: Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
  • 16 Dec: National Day
  • 17 Dec: National Day Holiday
Sick days

Sick leave amounts to 55 days in total (1-15 are on full pay, 16-35 are on half-pay, 36-55 are unpaid).

Maternity leave

Maternity leave amounts to 75 days (1-60 are on full pay, 61-75 are unpaid).

Paternity leave

Paternity leave amounts to one day of paid leave.

Termination

Termination Process

Employers must have sufficient grounds for termination and must provide a notice period.

Notice Period

If either party wishes to terminate the contract, they must give 30 days' notice. The employer can also give payment in lieu of notice.

Severance Pay

Severance pay depends on the employee's length of service:

  • Three years or less: 15 days salary per year
  • Four years or more: 30 days salary for each year
Probation Period

Probation periods can last up to a maximum of three months.

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Tax Calculation

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Employer cost
Total monthly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross monthly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net monthly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross monthly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
Employer cost
Total yearly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross yearly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net yearly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross yearly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
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Bahrain

Currency
Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employer Taxes
12.00%

About 

Bahrain

Bahrain, is a country located on the Persian Gulf. It is home to a diverse population.

Overview

Population
1,501,635
Language
Arabic
Capital
Manama
Currency
Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Country code
+973
Min wage
No statutory minimum wage for the private sector
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Sunday to Thursday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Monthly

Avg employer tax

12%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Pension: 9%
  • Work injury: 3%

VAT

5%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 1 May: Labor Day
  • 2 May: Eid al-Fitr
  • 3 May: Eid al-Fitr Holiday
  • 4 May: Eid al-Fitr Holiday
  • 9 Jul: Eid al-Adha
  • 10 Jul: Eid al-Adha Holiday
  • 11 Jul: Eid al-Adha Holiday
  • 30 Jul: Islamic New Year
  • 8 Aug: Ashura
  • 9 Aug: Ashura
  • 8 Oct: Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
  • 16 Dec: National Day
  • 17 Dec: National Day Holiday
Sick days

Sick leave amounts to 55 days in total (1-15 are on full pay, 16-35 are on half-pay, 36-55 are unpaid).

Maternity leave

Maternity leave amounts to 75 days (1-60 are on full pay, 61-75 are unpaid).

Paternity leave

Paternity leave amounts to one day of paid leave.

Termination

Termination Process

Employers must have sufficient grounds for termination and must provide a notice period.

Notice Period

If either party wishes to terminate the contract, they must give 30 days' notice. The employer can also give payment in lieu of notice.

Severance Pay

Severance pay depends on the employee's length of service:

  • Three years or less: 15 days salary per year
  • Four years or more: 30 days salary for each year
Probation Period

Probation periods can last up to a maximum of three months.

Tax Calculation

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BH
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Employer cost
Total monthly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross monthly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net monthly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross monthly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
Employer cost
Total yearly cost of employment
GBP 9,633
Gross yearly salary costs
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes and contributions
GBP 8,334
Employee cost
Net yearly salary
GBP 5,137
Gross yearly salary
GBP 8,334
Estimated taxes & social security
GBP 8,334
Request a detailed quotation