May 10, 2023 1 min read

Lebanon Revises Transportation, Schooling, Cost of Living Allowance and Minimum Wage

Article Navigation

In official Gazette No. 17, dated 26 April 2023, the government of Lebanon has amended the limits for the following allowances:

School AttendedAnnual Exemption Amount per child (LBP)
Public Schools/ Handicapped Institutions3,000,0005
Private Schools & Universities6,000,0006
Public Universities3,000,0007

*It is to be noted that there is no change in the eligibility and limitations imposed on the above schooling exemptions.

In addition, the government has increased the minimum wage7 to LBP 9,000,000 from LBP 2,600,000. The daily minimum wage is now LBP 410,000.

The effective date of the above amendments is April 26, 2023.

Please contact your Mercans’ services delivery team for any additional information regarding the implications of the above change

[1] Decree number 11224
[2] Decree number 11226
[3] Decree 11228
[4] LBP 3,000,000 p.a per child subject to maximum limit of LBP 9,000,000
[5] LBP 6,000,000 p.a. per child subject to maximum limit of LBP 18,000,000
[6] LBP 3,000,000 p.a per child subject to maximum limit of LBP 9,000,000
[7] Decree number 11226

Mercans Recommend

View PDF

Lebanon renews Transportation, Schooling, Cost of Living expenses and Minimum wages

1.01 MB

Article Navigation

Most viewed posts

View all posts

Lebanon – Sickness and Maternity Contributions Set To Raise

Contributions will be raised to LBP 18,000,000 from the existing limit of LBP 5,600,000.

Sep 18, 2023 1 min read

Singapore – Central Provident Fund Ceiling Changes

Effective from 1 September 2023, the Central Provident Fund Board has amended the additional income ceiling for monthly mandatory contributions. CPF Ordinary Wage (OW) ceiling limits, the amount of OW that attract CPF contributions in a calendar m

Sep 12, 2023 1 min read

Kenya – 2023 Statutory Changes

Effective from 28 July 2023, the Kenyan Government has lifted the suspension barring the implementation of the 2023 Finance Act. The Finance Act of 2023 proposed the below changes to take effect from the 1st of July 2023: Exemption of travel allo

Aug 15, 2023 2 min read

Oman Announces New Labor Law

Effective from 25 July 2023, the Omani government through Royal Decree No. 53/2023 issued the New Labor Law which replaces the Old Labor law issued through Royal Decree No. 35/2003. Please find the previous and new law comparison in the below tabl

Aug 11, 2023 1 min read

HR Blizz Acquires an Accounting Software Award from Leading B2B Rev...

HR Blizz earned another notch on its belt when a major B2B software marketplace granted our accounting software a major award. FinancesOnline, one of the leading software directories today, confers HR Blizz with a Rising Star Award, acknowledgin

Aug 10, 2023 3 min read

New Salary capping limit for payment of Social and Health Insurance...

Effective from 1 July 2023, the Ho Chi Minh City Social Insurance authority with Notice no. 2651/TB-BHXH dated 7 Juy 2023 increased the ceiling amount of salary for payment of compulsory social insurance, occupational accident and disease insurance,

Jul 31, 2023 1 min read