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capital city
Swaziland
currency
South African Rand, Swazi Lilangeni
language spoken
English and Swati
payroll frequency
Monthly
employer taxes
None
vat - standard rate
15%
cost of living index
High ($712)
gdp - real growth rate
Per Capital: $ 3,415.46
termination process
Easy
employee protections
Moderate
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Overview

Swaziland has a population of 1.16 million people and is ranked number 40 in Africa in terms of nominal GDP ($4.52 Billion). Additionally, Swaziland practices a free-market economic system.

Public Holidays

1 January- New Year's Day

15 April- Good Friday

18 April- Easter Monday

19 April- King's Birthday

25 April- National Flag Day

2 May- International Workers' Day

26 May- Ascension Day

22 July- King Father's Birthday

29 August- Reed Dance

6 September- Somhlolo Day

26 December- Boxing Day

26 December- Christmas Day

Minimum wage

The minimum wage in Swaziland is 531.6 E for domestic workers, 420 E for unskilled workers, and 600E for skilled workers.

Payroll cycle

A Payroll Administrator in Swaziland earns roughly 4,380 SZL per month on average. Salaries range from 2,370 SZL to 6,620 SZL (lowest to highest) (highest).

This is the monthly average pay, which includes housing, transportation, and other benefits. Salaries for Payroll Administrators vary greatly depending on experience, abilities, gender, and region. 

Taxation

In Swaziland, employees pay income tax as follows;

0-100,000E : 0+20% of the E0 excess

100,000-150,000E : E20,000 +25% of the excess of E100,000

150,000-200,000E : E32,500+ 30% of the excess E150,000

Above E200,000 : E47,5000+ 33% of the excess E200,000

Leaves

Parental Leave

Female employees are usually entitled to twelve weeks of maternity leave, from which six weeks must be taken before childbirth. Notably, only two weeks of maternity leave are paid for over one year when the employee has worked. There is, however, no statutory provision for paternity leave.

Termination process

Both the employee and the employer are allowed to terminate employment by offering the required notice. Further, severance pay is granted worthy ten working days for every completed year of service.

Notice Period

In Swaziland, notice is required before terminating employment. According to the employees ' years of service, the notice period is typically between one week and one month. However, no notice is needed during the probation period.

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