Libya – Social Security Contribution Percentage Change

The contribution rate has been increased for all nationalities including Libyans but Pakistanis are exempted.

Nov 23, 2022 1 min read

Lebanon – Amendment to sickness and maternity ceiling amount

On 25 October 2022, the Lebanon Ministry of Finance issued a decree to modify the ceiling amount for sickness, maternity, and family allowance contributions. The sickness and maternity contribution ceiling amount has been increased from 5,000,000 LBP to 5,600,00...

Nov 16, 2022 1 min read

Singapore – Social Security Rate Change

CPF contributions for individual aged 55 to 70 and who earn less than 750 Singapore dollars per month will increase effective from January 2023.

Sep 15, 2022 1 min read

Lebanon – Transportation Allowance Modification

On 12 August 2022, the President of the Republic of Lebanon signed Decree 9849 which modified the daily transportation allowance as per below: Each day of actual attendance at the work premises will be remunerated at a rate of 95,000 LBP for private sector emp...

Sep 1, 2022 1 min read

Pakistan Payroll Outsourcing Alert

Pakistan– Amends Personal Income Tax Rates for 2022-2023 Tax Year. On 30 June 2022, the President of Pakistan enacted the Finance Act of 2022. The Act provides for changes to the personal income tax rates

Jul 18, 2022 1 min read

Bahrain Payroll Outsourcing Alert

The employer contribution to social insurance for Bahraini nationals is increased by 2%, bringing the total contribution to 17%.

Jul 12, 2022 1 min read

Poland Payroll Outsourcing Alert

The latest round of policies, announced recently, will reduce income tax from 17% to 12% for those earning up to 120,000 zloty (€25,300) annually.

Jul 12, 2022 1 min read

Lebanon Payroll Outsourcing Alert

Lebanon – Sickness and Maternity Contribution Ceiling Amount Updated. On 23 June 2022, the Lebanon Ministry of Finance issued a decree that modified the ceiling amounts of Sickness and Maternity social security contributions. The monthly ceiling for social se...

Jul 7, 2022 1 min read

Lebanon Payroll Outsourcing Alert

Cost-of-living allowance introduced and new amendments to sickness, maternity and family allowances. On May 19, 2022, the Lebanon Ministry of Finance issued a decree that introduced a mandatory cost-of-living allowance, subject to the following terms: Emplo...

Jun 22, 2022 1 min read

The Kingdom of Bahrain Payroll Outsourcing Alert – Social Security Change

Due to the implementation of the provision of Law No. (14) for the year 2022 which amends some provision of Social Insurance law, as promulgated by Legislative Decree no. (24) for the year 1976, the changes summarized below come into effect on 1st May 2022: Soci...

May 18, 2022 2 min read

Lebanon Payroll Outsourcing Alert

Lebanon – The Deadline for Filing 2021 Income Tax Declarations has been Extended On February 28, 2022, the Lebanon Ministry of Finance extended the deadline for employers to declare income tax withheld during 2021. The deadline for filing 2021 declarations and pay...

Mar 4, 2022 2 min read

United Arab Emirates Payroll Outsourcing Alert

United Arab Emirates - The Federal Decree Law no. 33 of 2021 concerning the regulation of labour relations (the “New UAE Labour Law”) will take effect on February 2, 2022. Fixed-Term Employment Contracts All employees must be employed on fixed-term employment...

Feb 17, 2022 4 min read