Ukraine

Currency
Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Payroll Frequency
Bi-monthly
Employer Taxes
22%

About 

Ukraine

The second-largest country in Europe by area, Ukraine is a developing country that ranks as Europe’s poorest country alongside Moldova. However, the fertility of its plains makes it one of the world’s biggest exporters of grain.

Overview

Population
41,362,393
Language
Ukrainian
Capital
Kyiv
Currency
Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Country code
+380
Min wage
36.11 UAH per hour or 6,000 UAH per month
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Bi-weekly

Avg employer tax

22%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Unified social contributions: 22% (minimum 6,000 UAH, maximum 97,500 UAH)
VAT

20%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays in 2024
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 7 Jan: Orthodox Christmas Day
  • 8 Mar: Women's Day
  • 24 Apr: Orthodox Easter Sunday
  • 25 Apr: Orthodox Easter Monday
  • 1 May: Labor Day
  • 2 May: Labor Day Holiday
  • 9 May: Victory Day
  • 12 Jun: Orthodox Whit Sunday
  • 13 Jun: Orthodox Whit Monday
  • 28 Jun: Constitution Day
  • 24 Aug: Independence Day
  • 14 Oct: Defender's Day
  • 25 Dec: Catholic Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec: Catholic Christmas Day Holiday
Sick days

Paid sick leave is four months. The first five days are paid for by the employer, with the remainder paid by the national Social Insurance Fund, with the amount depending on the employee’s length of service:

  • 6 months or less: payment is minimum wage
  • 3 months to 3 years: 50% of salary
  • 3 to 5 years: 60% of salary  
  • 5 to 8 years: 70% of salary
  • 8 or more years: 100% of salary
Maternity leave

Maternity leave in Ukraine is paid from the Social Insurance Fund at a rate of 100% of the mother’s salary for 126 days (70 of which must be taken before the due date and 56 after the birth).

Paternity leave

Fathers are not entitled to paid paternity leave, but they can take two weeks’ unpaid leave or take some of the mother’s days of maternity leave if she returns to work.

Termination

Termination Process

Termination processes vary according to the type of contract, the reason for termination, the employment agreement, and any collective agreements that are in place. Strong protections exist to prevent the dismissal of pregnant women, women with children under three, and pre-pension employees.

Notice Period

Employers wishing to terminate a contract must give two months’ notice. Employees wishing to do the same must give 14 days’ notice in writing. Notice periods are not required if termination is by mutual consent.

Severance Pay

Severance pay is equal to one month’s salary for every two years’ service.

Probation Period

Probation periods vary depending on job role (from one month for unqualified employees to three months for specialist or managerial posts).

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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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Ukraine

Currency
Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Payroll Frequency
Bi-monthly
Employer Taxes
22%

About 

Ukraine

The second-largest country in Europe by area, Ukraine is a developing country that ranks as Europe’s poorest country alongside Moldova. However, the fertility of its plains makes it one of the world’s biggest exporters of grain.

Overview

Population
41,362,393
Language
Ukrainian
Capital
Kyiv
Currency
Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Country code
+380
Min wage
36.11 UAH per hour or 6,000 UAH per month
Working hours
8 hours per day
Weekdays
Monday to Friday
Work hours per week
40 hours per week

Payroll

Cycle

Bi-weekly

Avg employer tax

22%

Taxation

Tax breakdown - Employer
  • Unified social contributions: 22% (minimum 6,000 UAH, maximum 97,500 UAH)
VAT

20%

Holidays / PTO

Public holidays
  • 1 Jan: New Year's Day
  • 7 Jan: Orthodox Christmas Day
  • 8 Mar: Women's Day
  • 24 Apr: Orthodox Easter Sunday
  • 25 Apr: Orthodox Easter Monday
  • 1 May: Labor Day
  • 2 May: Labor Day Holiday
  • 9 May: Victory Day
  • 12 Jun: Orthodox Whit Sunday
  • 13 Jun: Orthodox Whit Monday
  • 28 Jun: Constitution Day
  • 24 Aug: Independence Day
  • 14 Oct: Defender's Day
  • 25 Dec: Catholic Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec: Catholic Christmas Day Holiday
Sick days

Paid sick leave is four months. The first five days are paid for by the employer, with the remainder paid by the national Social Insurance Fund, with the amount depending on the employee’s length of service:

  • 6 months or less: payment is minimum wage
  • 3 months to 3 years: 50% of salary
  • 3 to 5 years: 60% of salary  
  • 5 to 8 years: 70% of salary
  • 8 or more years: 100% of salary
Maternity leave

Maternity leave in Ukraine is paid from the Social Insurance Fund at a rate of 100% of the mother’s salary for 126 days (70 of which must be taken before the due date and 56 after the birth).

Paternity leave

Fathers are not entitled to paid paternity leave, but they can take two weeks’ unpaid leave or take some of the mother’s days of maternity leave if she returns to work.

Termination

Termination Process

Termination processes vary according to the type of contract, the reason for termination, the employment agreement, and any collective agreements that are in place. Strong protections exist to prevent the dismissal of pregnant women, women with children under three, and pre-pension employees.

Notice Period

Employers wishing to terminate a contract must give two months’ notice. Employees wishing to do the same must give 14 days’ notice in writing. Notice periods are not required if termination is by mutual consent.

Severance Pay

Severance pay is equal to one month’s salary for every two years’ service.

Probation Period

Probation periods vary depending on job role (from one month for unqualified employees to three months for specialist or managerial posts).

Tax Calculation

*
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
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UA
*
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