Employer of Record Services in Uganda

Welcome to Flexi-Personnel’s Employer of Record (EOR) service in Uganda, the solution for companies expanding into the country. As your EOR partner, we offer a compliant and streamlined process to set up and manage your workforce, saving you time and money.

Our Value Preposition

Our EOR service in Uganda provides a comprehensive and flexible solution for companies seeking to expand into the country. As your EOR partner, we handle legal and compliance issues, payroll management, employee benefits, and other services. Our value proposition lies in our ability to provide a stable workforce compliant with local regulations while enabling companies to reduce costs

Know More About Uganda

Uganda is located in East Africa, with approximately 44 million people. The country has a labor force rate of about 16 million people, with most of the workforce employed in the agricultural sector. 

Uganda has made significant strides in economic growth, with a GDP of about $35 billion in 2020 and a projected growth rate of 4.5% in 2021.

The country’s official currency is the Ugandan Shilling, which has remained relatively stable over the past few years. Uganda ranks 116th in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report, with improvements in areas such as registering property and obtaining construction permits.

How we help when you hire us as your EOR partner in Uganda

Expand Quickly into the Ugandan Market

Our global employer of record solutions helps companies set up a compliant and efficient workforce in Uganda, enabling them to enter the market quickly.

Move Long-term Contractors to a Compliant Solution

As the leading EOR company in Uganda,we help companies transition from long-term contractors to a compliant and stable workforce, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance.

Provide a Stable Workforce for Your Business

We offer employee benefits such as health insurance, pensions, and other benefits to ensure your employees are well cared for. And offer your new employees the same benefits and security as other staff members within your organization.

Reduce Compliance Risk

Our EOR service minimizes employment and regulatory compliance risks, ensuring that our clients focus on their core business operations

We ensure compliance with local regulations and laws, HR management, and payroll management, ensuring our clients are always up-to-date with regulatory requirements.

Reduce Cost vs. a ‘Traditional’ Set-up for a Small Number of Employees

Our EOR service offers an affordable alternative to traditional setups, especially for companies with few employees.

Reduce Processing and Back Office Time

We streamline processes and minimize administrative tasks, saving our clients time and money

Employment Dynamics in Uganda

Uganda Public Holidays

Uganda has fourteen public holidays, including Christian and Muslim holidays, among others. Below is a table outlining the public holidays in Uganda.

New Year’s DayJanuary 1
NRM Liberation DayJanuary 26
International Women’s DayMarch 8
Good FridayVaries
Easter MondayVaries
Labor DayMay 1
Martyrs’ DayJune 3
Eid al-FitrVaries
Heroes’ DayJune 9
Eid al-AdhaVaries
Independence DayOctober 9
Christmas DayDecember 25
Boxing DayDecember 26
Day of the African Child
Minimum Wage

The minimum wage in Uganda varies depending on the sector, with the lowest minimum wage being UGX 130,000 (approximately USD 36) per month in the agricultural sector and the highest being UGX 650,000 (approximately USD 180) per month in the mining and quarrying sector. It is important to note that the government reviews and adjusts the minimum wage every year.

Visa and Work Permits

Foreign nationals require a work permit to work in Uganda legally. Several types of work permits exist, including short-term, long-term, and dependent permits. The application process for a work permit can be lengthy and complicated, but our EOR service offers processing of work visas and permits as part of our services, saving our clients time and effort.

Working Hours

The standard working hours in Uganda are 8 hours per day and 48 hours per week, with a maximum of 6 working days per week. Overtime work is compensated at 1.5 times the normal hourly rate. There are also regulations around rest periods and breaks for employees, which we ensure our clients comply with.

Taxes in Uganda

Corporate Taxes

The corporate tax rate in Uganda is 30% for resident companies and 35% for non-resident companies. There are other taxes, such as Capital Gains Tax, Branch Remittance Tax, and Withholding Tax.

Individual Income Tax

Uganda’s individual income tax rate ranges from 0% to 40%, depending on the income level. The tax year in Uganda runs from 1st July to 30th June of the following year.

VAT, Sales, and GST Tax

Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged at a rate of 18% on all goods and services in Uganda, while Sales Tax is charged at a rate of 14% on specific goods and services. There is no Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Uganda.

Flexi Personnel EOR Services in Uganda

At Flexi-Personnel, we offer a range of services as part of our EOR service, including

Payroll Administration and Tax Reporting

We manage all aspects of payroll, including tax reporting, ensuring that our clients comply with local regulations and laws. Our employer of record payroll service is here to make your expansion easier.

Local Labor Law Compliance

As an international employer of record partner, we ensure compliance with local labor laws, including employment contracts, benefits, and statutory requirements

Expatriate Services

We provide services to foreign employees, including visa and work permit processing.

Processing of Work Visas and Permits

We handle the application process for work visas and permits, ensuring that your foreign employees can work in Uganda legally

Benefit Management

We offer employee benefits such as health insurance, pensions, and other benefits to ensure our client’s employees are well cared for.

Employee Onboarding and Contract Management

Our EOR service offers an affordable alternative to traditional setups, especially for companies with few employees

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