New Social Insurance Law Enforced in Qatar

The law is applicable to all Qatari nationals, working in public or private sector with a minimum age of 18 years and a permanent job of duration not less than 1 year.

Jan 11, 2023 3 min read

UAE introduces unemployment insurance scheme from January 01, 2023

The unemployment insurance scheme provides financial support to Emiratis and residents working in the federal and private sectors

Dec 30, 2022 2 min read

UAE to increase Emiratisation in private sector

Non-compliant establishments shall pay AED 6,000 on monthly basis starting from January 2023 for every citizen who has not been employed

Dec 30, 2022 1 min read

Turkey Announces 2022 Payroll Parameters

Official Journal has brought the regulations to the Income Tax Law, Corporate Tax Law and Other Laws

Dec 23, 2022 2 min read

Egypt announces social security contribution for the year 2023

Egypt had announced that the monthly social security minimum and maximum contribution base amount will increase on an annual basis until the tax year 2027.

Dec 16, 2022 1 min read

UAE scraps visa residency passport stamps from December 12, 2022

UAE will issue a new generation of Emirates ID cards to expatriates that include all the details that were previously mentioned on the residency stickers affixed to passports.

Dec 16, 2022 1 min read

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