Setting up and managing payroll in Georgia
If you and your organization are interested in expanding into Georgia, one of the initial steps will probably be establishing an official entity in the country, setting up a payroll, and hiring employees. Unfortunately, this can regularly take longer than expected, with complex administrative procedures and unique business laws that can stall progress.
One way to bypass the process of setting up a payroll in Georgia is to outsource the complex administrative work and ongoing management. At Horizons, we will establish and run your Georgia payroll, ensuring full compliance with local legislation. Our outsourcing services are perfect for organizations with or without a Georgia-based entity and could save you thousands in expansion costs.
If you have an entity
If your organization already has an entity registered in Georgia, then we can help you by setting up and managing your in-country payroll. We’ll ensure everything is in full compliance with Georgian legislation and ready to go as quickly as possible, so you don’t have to worry about the complex details and can focus on your expansion.
If you don’t have an entity
If you haven’t set up an entity in Georgia, our Georgian subsidiary can work as your employer of record. Our team will handle all of your payroll, contracts, associated legal work, and associated administration, helping you focus solely on a successful expansion.
This service is ideal for any organization aiming for full flexibility and low risk while expanding into Georgia. You will remain autonomous and have full control over your Georgian workforce while not having to deal with any of the complex administration and compliance work.
The simplest way to expand into Georgia
Georgia payroll guide
What are payroll tax and withholdings rules in Georgia?
Employees and employers in Georgia do not need to pay toward social security funds. The income tax rate in Georgia is a flat 20%.
Entitlements and terminations
In Georgia, the usual notice period for terminations is 30 days. This does not apply during probation periods, which are limited to six months.
How to establish a Georgia payroll
One option for your payroll in Georgia payroll is to establish it internally. This can be a viable choice for larger organizations looking to build a long-term presence in the country, but it can also be very expensive and can cause delays.
Alternatively, you can outsource the setup and management of your payroll to Horizons. We will ensure that your expansion into Georgia is as simple as possible, helping you get started in the county faster and more efficiently. Additionally, we can offer our employer of record service, so even organizations without an in-country can benefit from our outsourcing services.
Your all-in-one solution for payroll outsourcing and Georgia expansion
Horizons’ Georgia payroll, PEO, and employer of record services can help your business to quickly and compliantly begin trading in Georgia, whether or not you already have an established entity in the country. This allows your business to begin your operations in Georgia in as little as 48 hours and could save as much as 82% in expansion costs.
Our team of Georgia expansion experts can also take care of your company’s payroll, benefits, and any other associated administration in the country. As the only global PEO with an in-house recruitment team, Horizons can also source, recruit, and onboard your local employees, giving you more capacity to focus on your expansion efforts.