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Employer Payroll Contributions
Employee Payroll Contributions
Employee Income Tax
The national minimum wage is 32,616 ARS.
Payment is dependent on the type of contract in place and per Sections 126 and 128 of the Argentina Employment Contract Law. Payments are made as follows:
Payments must be made within four working days for monthly or bi-weekly employees and three working days for weekly employees.
Argentinian local law states employees are entitled to receive an additional month’s salary, a 13th-month salary: Aguinaldo. This 13th-month salary is payable in two semi-annual installments, which are due for payment before June 30th and December 18th, respectively. The amount of each installment is equal to 50.00% of the highest monthly wage received during the previous 6-month period.
In Argentina, The Employment Contract Law states that working hours shall not exceed 8 hours per day and 48 hours per week, excluding rest time. However, laws associated work considered unhealthy or with night shifts ( 9 pm – 6 am) limit employees to 7 hours of work.
Overtime hours must not exceed 3 hours per day, 30 hours per month, or 200 hours per year unless prior authorization from the relevant labor authority has been agreed.
Overtime worked on weekdays is paid at an additional 50% of the salary, whereas overtime worked on a Saturday afternoon, Sunday, or Public Holiday would be paid at double the salary.
The typical working week is from Monday to Friday
Employees who have worked for an employer for more than six months are entitled to 2 weeks of annual leave. The amount of holiday entitlement increases with the length of continuous employment, up to a maximum of 35 days.
New employees are entitled to 1 day of leave for every 20 days worked.
The entitled paid vacation for employees in Argentina is dependent on their time with the employer:
During annual leave, the employer must pay the employees’ full salary as well as any other entitled benefits. Annual leave is calculated by dividing the salary payment by 25 and multiplying it by the number of days’ holiday to which the employee is entitled.
There are 16 national holidays. Holidays that fall at the end of the week are moved to the following Monday.
If an employee has worked for a company for less than five years, they are entitled to a maximum of 3 months paid sick leave. Once they have worked for a company for more than five years, the paid sick leave is extended to 6 months.
The employer covers the payment of sick pay; however, the Employment Risk Insurance (which is a compulsory insurance for employers) covers any treatment, sick pay, or rehabilitation for a work-related accident, injury, or illness.
Maternity leave is 90 days, of which the mother must take at least 30 days before the birth of the child. Commonly, the leave is split 45 days on either side of the delivery.
The Argentine Social Security system pays Maternity leave.
New fathers are entitled to 2 days of paid paternity leave.
There are no provisions for Parental leave in Argentina.
The employer must justify any termination with notice unless it is through mutual agreement, the employees’ failure to fulfill their work requirements, severe misconduct, or economic factors.
Employees who have worked for the same company for more than three months but less than five years must provide one month’s notice.
Employees that have worked for the same company for more than five years must provide two months’ notice.
Severance pay is calculated at one month’s salary for each year of employment. However, if an employee’s contract is terminated for economic reasons, they will receive half a month’s pay for each year of service.
An employee may also be entitled to receive remuneration for o the proportion of the year worked and with a proportionate part of the 13th salary, depending on the reason for termination.
In addition, decree No. 886/2021, issued on 23 December 2021, extended the public emergency in occupational matters and established the progressive reduction of the increase in severance payments. In the event of dismissal, in addition to the corresponding severance in accordance with the applicable legislation, the affected employee will be entitled to
The Probation period in Argentina is three months.
During the first three months of employment, should the employer or the employee decide to terminate the contract without cause, the employer has no obligation to pay severance but must notify the employee of the termination 15 days in advance.
There are three categories of residence for Argentina: transitory, temporary, and permanent residence.
Temporary Residency is for foreigners who want to live in the country/territory for an extended period. They can work, study, live, etc. A Work Residence is the residence type applied to foreigners employed by a local company long term. The Work Residence is valid for one year, and this can be extended indefinitely.
Permanent Residence is for those foreigners who want to live in the country/territory permanently.
The rate of VAT in Argentina is 21%.