Contractors in Croatia can be set up as Employees.
Tax year – the tax year is the calendar year for individuals.
Immigration – citizens of the EU or the EEA do not need a work and residence permit. Foreign citizens (who are not EU or EEA citizens) must obtain a work permit in order to perform activity as an employee.
Workr Fees – €575 per month plus €350 set up fee. This applied to both the employed and self-employed solutions
Registration – the candidate will need to have a tax and social security number, assistance will be provided to obtain these. It is also a requirement for the candidate to have a Croatian address and bank account to complete their registration.
Contract – a standard Croatian employment contract will be issued to the candidate.
Employers social security – contributions are 16.5% of the gross salary with no income ceiling.
Employees social security – contributions are 20% for social insurance.
Tax – income tax ranges from 20-30%. There is also a Surtax that applies dependent on the city you live and this ranges from 10-18%.
Benefits – each calendar year, an employee is entitled to receive at least 20 working days of paid annual leave. Public holidays are not counted as part of the annual leave.