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April Payroll & Employment Law Updates

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Erez Greenberg
May 01, 2022

Here are the most recent CountryPedia updates by region to keep you up-to-date on payroll taxes, salary benchmarks, benefits, regulations, and more.

Americas

Belize 🇧🇿

  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.

El Salvador 🇸🇻

  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.

Guatemala 🇬🇹

The minimum salary in Guatemala is now as follows:

  • Agricultural activities: 2,872.55 GTQ
  • Non-Agricultural activities: 2,959.24 GTQ
  • Export and Maquila activities: 2,704.35 GTQ

Mexico 🇲🇽

  • The minimum wage rose to 172.87 MXN per day and to 260.34 MXN in the Free Economic Zone of the Northern Border

Nicaragua 🇳🇮

  • The national minimum wage now ranges from 4,723.95 NIO per month for the agriculture, forestry, and fishing industry and 10,571.78 NIO per month for construction, financial institutions, and insurance.

Panama🇵🇦

  • Minimum wages now typically range from 326.56 USD to 971.35 USD per month.

APAC

Cambodia 🇰🇭

  • The minimum wage for a probationary worker is now set at 778,000.00 KHR, whereas a regular employee has a minimum wage of 786,000.00 KHR.

Indonesia 🇮🇩

  • The standard rate of VAT in Indonesia increased to 11.00%

Kazakhstan 🇰🇿

The national monthly minimum wage is now 60,000.00 KZT

  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.

Uzbekistan 🇺🇿

  • The national minimum wage in Uzbekistan is now 822,000 UZS.
  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.

EMEA

Bulgaria 🇧🇬

  • The Minimum Wage increased from BGN 650 to BGN 710.

Ghana 🇬🇭

  • The daily minimum wage in Ghana is now 13.53 GHS or 365.31 GHS per month.

Greece 🇬🇷

  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.

Kenya 🇰🇪

  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.
  • The standard working week should not exceed 56 hours now.
  • Employers are now required to provide extra pay to employees who work during night hours (between 10 pm and 6 am) if time off in lieu is not provided. The pay amount must be not less than 1.2 times the regular hourly salary.
  • An employee is entitled to 10 consecutive calendar days of leave at least once out of the minimum 15 calendar days of leave.

Kuwait 🇰🇼

  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.

Poland 🇵🇱

  • The minimum wage for local hires is now 3,010 PLN gross per month, and 19.70 PLN gross per hour for civil contract workers.
  • Payroll contributions and personal income tax rates have been updated.

We update our CountryPedia constantly to ensure that you have the most accurate and detailed local payroll and labor laws from around the world.

Visit our CountryPedia for all the up-to-date changes.

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