Sri Lanka

Currency
Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Payroll Frequency
Weekly, bi-weekly, or semi-monthly
Employer Taxes
15.00%

About 

Sri Lanka

An island country in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka lies off the eastern coast of the Indian subcontinent. Sri Lanka is a diverse, multinational state and is the highest-ranked South Asian country on the Human Development Index.

Overview

Population
22,156,000
Language
Sinhala, Tamil
Capital
Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Currency
Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Country code
+94
Min wage
10,000 LKR per month
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
45 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Weekly, bi-weekly, or semi-monthly

Avg employer tax

15%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Provident Fund (EPF): 12%
  • Employee Trust Fund: 3%
VAT

8%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays
  • 14 Jan: Tamil Thai Pongal Day
  • 17 Jan: Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
  • 4 Feb: National Day
  • 16 Feb: Navam Full Moon Poya Day
  • 1 Mar: Mahasivarathri Day
  • 17 Mar: Madin Full Moon Poya Day
  • 13 Apr: Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
  • 14 Apr: Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
  • 15 Apr: Good Friday
  • 16 Apr: Bak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 1 May: May Day
  • 3 May: Id Ul-Fitr
  • 15 May: Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 16 May: Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 14 Jun: Poson Full Moon Poya Day
  • 10 Jul: Id Ul-Alha
  • 13 Jul: Esala Full Moon Poya Day
  • 11 Aug: Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
  • 10 Sep: Binara Full Moon Poya Day
  • 9 Oct: Milad un-Nabi
  • 9 Oct: Vap Full Moon Poya Day
  • 24 Oct: Deepavali
  • 7 Nov: Ill Full Moon Poya Day
  • 7 Dec: Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day
Sick days

All employees can have seven sick days per year.

Maternity leave

The amount of maternity leave depends on the number of children that a mother already has. If she is expecting her first or second child, she is entitled to twelve weeks of maternity leave (two before the birth and ten after). If she is expecting her third child (or any number above that), she is entitled to six weeks of maternity leave (two before the birth and four after).

Paternity leave

There is no legal entitlement to paternity leave in Sri Lanka.

Termination

Termination Process

Terminating an employee's contract for a non-disciplinary reason typically needs the Commissioner of Labor's written approval.

Notice Period

Notice periods are generally set out in employment contracts.

Severance Pay

Employers who have fifteen or more staff are required to pay severance pay to any employees who have completed at least five years' service. The rate of pay is half a month's salary per year of service.

Probation Period

Probationary periods cannot be longer than one year for senior employees or six months for other employees (in some cases the maximum limit on a probationary period is three months).

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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Sri Lanka

Currency
Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Payroll Frequency
Weekly, bi-weekly, or semi-monthly
Employer Taxes
15.00%

About 

Sri Lanka

An island country in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka lies off the eastern coast of the Indian subcontinent. Sri Lanka is a diverse, multinational state and is the highest-ranked South Asian country on the Human Development Index.

Overview

Population
22,156,000
Language
Sinhala, Tamil
Capital
Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Currency
Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Country code
+94
Min wage
10,000 LKR per month
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
45 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Weekly, bi-weekly, or semi-monthly

Avg employer tax

15%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Provident Fund (EPF): 12%
  • Employee Trust Fund: 3%
VAT

8%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays
  • 14 Jan: Tamil Thai Pongal Day
  • 17 Jan: Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day
  • 4 Feb: National Day
  • 16 Feb: Navam Full Moon Poya Day
  • 1 Mar: Mahasivarathri Day
  • 17 Mar: Madin Full Moon Poya Day
  • 13 Apr: Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
  • 14 Apr: Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
  • 15 Apr: Good Friday
  • 16 Apr: Bak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 1 May: May Day
  • 3 May: Id Ul-Fitr
  • 15 May: Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 16 May: Day following Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
  • 14 Jun: Poson Full Moon Poya Day
  • 10 Jul: Id Ul-Alha
  • 13 Jul: Esala Full Moon Poya Day
  • 11 Aug: Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
  • 10 Sep: Binara Full Moon Poya Day
  • 9 Oct: Milad un-Nabi
  • 9 Oct: Vap Full Moon Poya Day
  • 24 Oct: Deepavali
  • 7 Nov: Ill Full Moon Poya Day
  • 7 Dec: Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day
Sick days

All employees can have seven sick days per year.

Maternity leave

The amount of maternity leave depends on the number of children that a mother already has. If she is expecting her first or second child, she is entitled to twelve weeks of maternity leave (two before the birth and ten after). If she is expecting her third child (or any number above that), she is entitled to six weeks of maternity leave (two before the birth and four after).

Paternity leave

There is no legal entitlement to paternity leave in Sri Lanka.

Termination

Termination Process

Terminating an employee's contract for a non-disciplinary reason typically needs the Commissioner of Labor's written approval.

Notice Period

Notice periods are generally set out in employment contracts.

Severance Pay

Employers who have fifteen or more staff are required to pay severance pay to any employees who have completed at least five years' service. The rate of pay is half a month's salary per year of service.

Probation Period

Probationary periods cannot be longer than one year for senior employees or six months for other employees (in some cases the maximum limit on a probationary period is three months).

Tax Calculation

*
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
LK
*
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
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