Establishing and maintaining a Slovenia payroll
Slovenia’s economy has developed rapidly over the last few decades, and the country presents many opportunities for foreign businesses looking to expand.
One important element of expanding into Slovenia for many businesses will be the hiring of local staff, along with the associated payroll setup and management. This can often be a complex process, with long waiting times and delays regularly hindering expansion.
A popular way to bypass the complexity of Slovenian employment is to outsource your payroll setup and management. At Horizons, we will work with you to build and run a compliant, fully functional Slovenian payroll to help you kickstart your expansion, whether or not you already have a registered entity in the country.
If you have an entity in Slovenia
Have you already registered an entity in Slovenia? Our payroll experts can take care of all of your payroll setup and management, helping you employ a workforce in Slovenia in compliance with local employment laws and managing your ongoing HR, contracts, and more.
This service is ideal for larger organizations and those who have already registered a presence in Slovenia but are looking to streamline their expansion.
If you don’t have an entity in Slovenia
If your business has not registered an official entity in the country, then you have the option of hiring through our Slovenian subsidiary. We can act as employer of record in the country, set up and manage your payroll, and handle associated HR, administration, and compliance.
This solution provides a low-risk and flexible route of entry into the Slovenian marketplace so you can get all the benefits of hiring locally without the hassle, and can focus on the important work of expanding your business.
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Slovenia payroll guide
What are the withholdings and tax rules in Slovenia?
Employers and employees in Slovenia are required to pay a percentage of salary toward various social security schemes such as pensions, workplace accident insurance, and so on. These contributions total 22.1% for employees and 16.1% for employers.
Entitlements and terminations in Slovenia
Probation periods for employees in Slovenia are capped at six months. After this, it becomes more difficult to terminate an employment contract, and in most cases, a notice period of between 15 and 80 days will be legally required, with the length depending on the duration of an employee’s service.
Severance payments may also be required, which is between one-fifth and one-third of monthly salary for every year worked, depending on the length of service.
How to establish a Slovenia payroll
Any business aiming to establish a payroll and hire staff in Slovenia will generally need to establish a legal entity in the country and follow the country’s unique administrative procedures. However, this process can take longer than expected, as you will need to closely follow Slovenia’s unique and often confusing business laws.
Another way to handle your payroll setup is to outsource to Horizons. Our outsourcing can streamline your entire hiring and payroll process, facilitating your Slovenia expansion and ensuring you are fully prepared to make grow your business successfully. Our employer or record service means that you can even benefit from our solutions if you have not registered a legal entity in Slovenia, utilizing our Slovenian subsidiary to act as employer of record for your employees.