Belgium

Currency
Euro (EUR)
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employer Taxes
25%

About 

Belgium

Belgium is one of the smallest and most densely populated countries in Europe. Since winning independence in 1830, it has been headed by a hereditary parliamentary constitutional monarch.

Overview

Population
11,585,000
Language
Dutch, French, German
Capital
Brussels
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Country code
+32
Min wage
1,625.72 EUR per month
Working hours
9 AM - 5 PM
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Monthly

Avg employer tax

25%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Social Security for white collar workers: 25.00% (in % on gross wage at 100.00%)
  • Social Security for blue collar workers: 25.00% (in % on gross wage at 108.00%)
  • Students (475 hours) if applicable: 5.43%
VAT

The standard VAT rate in Belgium is 21%.

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 4 Apr: Easter Sunday
  • 5 Apr: Easter Monday
  • 1 May: Labor Day / May Day
  • 13 May: Ascension Day
  • 23 May: Whit Sunday
  • 24 May: Whit Monday
  • 21 Jul: Belgian National Day
  • 15 Aug: Assumption of Mary
  • 1 Nov: All Saints' Day
  • 11 Nov: Armistice Day
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day
Sick days
  • 30 days of sick leave is payable by the employer.
Maternity leave

Maternity leave benefits are calculated based on the following:

  • 82% of the employee's pay (no ceiling) for the first 30 days;
  • 75% of pay (subject to ceiling) from the 31st day onwards;
  • Maximum: 110.23 EUR per day.
Paternity leave

Paternity leave is 15 days after childbirth, taken within the first four months after birth.

Termination

Termination Process

Employers can terminate an employment contract of "indefinite" duration at any time by serving notice or paying severance indemnity.


Notice Period
  • Notice must be delivered in writing and in the appropriate language.

For manual workers:

  • With less than 20 years of service, a 4 week minimum notice must be given.
  • With more than 20 years or more, 8 weeks' minimum notice must be given.

For white-collar workers:

  • Notice period starts on the first day of the month following the month during which the notice takes effect.
  • 3 months notice is given for workers with a annual gross salary of EUR 28,580 working for the company under 5 years.
  • This three month period is increased each additional period of 5 years of service.
  • With an annual gross salary exceeding EUR 28,580 the notice period must be mutually agreed upon.
Severance Pay

4 months of severance pay is given, beginning on the day after the notice period ends.

Workers in the construction sector, and port and ship workers are excluded.

Probation Period
  • Blue-collar workers: up to two weeks
  • White-collar workers: between one and six months if the yearly wage does not exceed EUR 36,000-37,000.

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
Request a detailed quotation
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Belgium

Currency
Euro (EUR)
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employer Taxes
25%

About 

Belgium

Belgium is one of the smallest and most densely populated countries in Europe. Since winning independence in 1830, it has been headed by a hereditary parliamentary constitutional monarch.

Overview

Population
11,585,000
Language
Dutch, French, German
Capital
Brussels
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Country code
+32
Min wage
1,625.72 EUR per month
Working hours
9 AM - 5 PM
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Monthly

Avg employer tax

25%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Social Security for white collar workers: 25.00% (in % on gross wage at 100.00%)
  • Social Security for blue collar workers: 25.00% (in % on gross wage at 108.00%)
  • Students (475 hours) if applicable: 5.43%
VAT

The standard VAT rate in Belgium is 21%.

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 4 Apr: Easter Sunday
  • 5 Apr: Easter Monday
  • 1 May: Labor Day / May Day
  • 13 May: Ascension Day
  • 23 May: Whit Sunday
  • 24 May: Whit Monday
  • 21 Jul: Belgian National Day
  • 15 Aug: Assumption of Mary
  • 1 Nov: All Saints' Day
  • 11 Nov: Armistice Day
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day
Sick days
  • 30 days of sick leave is payable by the employer.
Maternity leave

Maternity leave benefits are calculated based on the following:

  • 82% of the employee's pay (no ceiling) for the first 30 days;
  • 75% of pay (subject to ceiling) from the 31st day onwards;
  • Maximum: 110.23 EUR per day.
Paternity leave

Paternity leave is 15 days after childbirth, taken within the first four months after birth.

Termination

Termination Process

Employers can terminate an employment contract of "indefinite" duration at any time by serving notice or paying severance indemnity.


Notice Period
  • Notice must be delivered in writing and in the appropriate language.

For manual workers:

  • With less than 20 years of service, a 4 week minimum notice must be given.
  • With more than 20 years or more, 8 weeks' minimum notice must be given.

For white-collar workers:

  • Notice period starts on the first day of the month following the month during which the notice takes effect.
  • 3 months notice is given for workers with a annual gross salary of EUR 28,580 working for the company under 5 years.
  • This three month period is increased each additional period of 5 years of service.
  • With an annual gross salary exceeding EUR 28,580 the notice period must be mutually agreed upon.
Severance Pay

4 months of severance pay is given, beginning on the day after the notice period ends.

Workers in the construction sector, and port and ship workers are excluded.

Probation Period
  • Blue-collar workers: up to two weeks
  • White-collar workers: between one and six months if the yearly wage does not exceed EUR 36,000-37,000.

Tax Calculation

*
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
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BE
*
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
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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
الناس يتحدثون

كان ريموت باس فعالاً للغاية بالنسبة لنا حيث لدينا ما لا يقل عن 60٪ من فريقنا يعمل عن بعد، خاصةً لتتبع إذا كان قد تم الدفع للجميع أو اذا يوجد تعويضات ,  حيث لا داعي لفعل ذلك يدوياً لكل فرد مجدداً. فمنصة ريموت-باس حقاً ممتازة لأننا نلتزم بأماكن إقامة لكل فرد من فرقنا البعيدة.

لورينا أ.، موظفة في الموارد البشرية
@NasDaily

مكنت منصة ريموت باس  من أن تصبح شركة سويڤل  أكثر مرونة، مما سمحت لنا بتوظيف أفضل المواهب عن بعد. ريمو- باس تعتبر شريك رائع لتتبع خطط نمو سويڤل بسرعة في العديد من البلدان. تحية خاصة لفريق الدعم على الخدمة المثالية.

فايزان م.، موظف الموارد البشرية العالمية
@SWVL

خدمة رائعة للغاية. نحبها وسنستخدمها في السنوات القادمة، كما أن هناك إدارة عملاء ناجحة وعظيمة!

بدر أ.، المدير التنفيذي
@Soum

أحببنا النظام بأكمله الذي صنعتموه يا رفاق!، فهو سهل الاستخدام ونحب على وجه الخصوص جزء الإشعارات الآلية، حيث يبلغ الموظفين تلقائياً بحالة الدفع ويتلقون الدفع في غضون ساعتين بعد إخطارهم بدلاً من طلبنا يدوياً. شكراً لدعمكم المستمر.

محمد، المدير المالي
@ShortPoint

تجربة منصة ريموت-باس والدعم الذي قدمته في معاملتي الأخيرة كانت مذهلة. أحببت حقاً إشعار المتابعة وتزويدي بالتفاصيل أمر رائع للغاية. شكراً لمساعدتكم.

تارون في.
@NasEducation

استخدام ريموت- باس هو تغيير مطلق لقواعد التعامل في عملياتنا - معرفة أنه لدينا شريكاً موثوقاً به في صفنا حتى في المناطق المعقدة بكفاءة (كان هذا في السابق مشكلة كبيرة لدينا)، فهي سمحت لفرقنا بالتركيز الشامل على خدمة العملاء وتوصيل المنتج.

نينا، مساعدة نائب الرئيس
@Infomineo

كنا نبحث عن منتج بسيط وبأسعار معقولة وريموت باس فعلت ذلك و أكثر. حيث ساعدتنا المنصة في تبسيط وإدارة فرقنا البعيدة. لقد فهمتنا منصة ريموت-باس كشركة و قدمت لنا الدعم والثقة بأننا ممتثلون بالقوانين , وفرقنا البعيدة لديها دعم ممتاز، وبأننا اتخذنا الخيار الصحيح.

بريتا، شريكة أعمال الموارد البشرية
@Eyewa

أحببتها! منصة ريموت-باس أداة ضرورية بالنسبة لنا، يتضمن ذلك امتيازات الحصول على كل شيء في متناول يدي. حيث كان استخدام منصة ريموت باس فعالاً للغاية، حيث أنَّ المنصة سهلة الاستخدام وسريعة، والتواصل مع خدمة العملاء هو حقاً "قيمةً ذهبية".

إياد أ.، رئيس الموظفين
@Unico

منصة  ريموت باس مفيدة  للغاية لأنها تُبسط عملية الدفع لمستشارينا، بنقرتين إلى ثلاث نقرات بسيطة تُنجز المهمة حيث أنها سهلة الاستخدام ومباشرة. أهم شيء هو أنها تقضي على أي مخاطر امتثال قد نواجهها، وتقضي على عملية التحقق المطولة. عموماً، النظام ممتاز، وأوصي به للمؤسسات الأخرى.

رفيق، رئيس قسم الموارد البشرية
@Rizek

هذه الخدمة مفيدة  بشكل لا يصدق بالنسبة لنا حيث قمنا بتوسيع نطاق فريقنا على مستوى العالم. تقوم بخلق انطباع أولي رائع عند إعداد الفرق البعيدة. كل شيء مركَّز في مكان واحد. أحببتها!

روكسانا إل.، مدير الموارد البشرية
@Bankio

عملنا مع ريموت باس هو شراكة قائمة على الثقة والمصداقية التي نفخر بوجودها. من خلال خدمات ريموت باس، تُدار عملية إعداد الموظفين وكشوف الرواتب لفريقنا العالمي بصورة رائعة ويشعر موظفونا بالأمان والاهتمام.

فهد أ.، موظف في الموارد البشرية
@Soum KSA

ذهلت على الفور بواجهة المستخدم لمنصة ريموت باس، فهي سهلة الاستخدام للغاية والتعليقات التي تلقيتها من الموظفين عن بُعد كانت ممتازة. بعد أن قدمت العقود والموظفين عن بعد للعملاء في الشرق الأوسط لعدة سنوات، اعتدت على العملية اليدوية والشاقة للغاية عندما يتعلق الأمر بكشوف الرواتب والامتثال. بعد عرض توضيحي واحد من الفريق في ريموت باس، قمت باستبدال استخدام المزود الحالي، حيث قدمت لي المنصة قيمة وخدمة رائعة.

ديفيد س.، موظف للتجربة الرائدة
@Salt