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  1. Overview: Angola
  2. Global HR Compliance
  3. Global PEO and payroll
  4. Work permit for hiring expats via PEO
  5. Expand without a company set up
  6. Contractor vs. employee: which is better?
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Global PEO and Payroll in Angola

Getting your business up-and-running in Angola can be challenging, especially if you do not speak the native language. Establishing your own business entity in Angola is an option to be considered as you expand abroad. But before you invest valuable resources in setting up business in Angola, you should be fully aware of the risks involved.

Acumen’s Global PEO and Payroll solution was designed especially for companies like yours, to smooth the way for quick, easy and risk-free business operations in Angola, without having to establish a legal business entity.

Acumen International – Your Professional Employer Organization in Angola

Navigating the Angolan legal system and adhering to regulations governing employment and taxation can be challenging for businesses, especially if you are not a native Angolan speaker. Partnering with Acumen International as a global Professional Employer organization (PEO) provides you with the local knowledge and support you need to conduct business in Angola without concern for legal and compliance risks.

Whether you represent international client companies or you are taking your own business operations abroad, Acumen International’s Global PEO and payroll service allows you to hire and payroll local and expat employees in Angola. With Acumen in your corner, you can quickly and easily onboard and compensate your employees without risk of legal repercussions.

International Global Payroll and Taxation in Angola

Individuals are liable to social security contributions on their gross income.

Taxable income includes all cash or in kind benefits, with the exception of the following:

  • Social benefits paid by employers
  • Holiday allowances
  • Values of subscription/participation in complementary social protection schemes.

The contributions are intended to cover family, pension, and unemployment protection.

Foreign citizens working in Angola (without a residence permit) may be excluded from social security in Angola, provided that they prove that they are covered by their home country’s social security system.

Corporate income tax (CIT). The CIT is levied, on the profits deriving from business activities carried out in Angola by resident entities or non-resident entities with a tax permanent establishment (PE), as defined by Angolan domestic legislation.

Investment Income Tax (IIT). The IIT is due on interest, dividends, royalties, and other income of a similar nature.

Personal Income tax (PIT). Groups of taxation. The new tax code introduced the following three groups of taxation:

  • Group A: Income derived from employment and paid by employers under the General Labor Law or civil servants regime, as well as remuneration earned by members of statutory boards
  • Group B: Income derived from self-employment
  • Group C: Income derived from industrial and commercial activities

Individuals receiving work-related income and/or business and professional income in Angola are subject to personal income tax if the compensation is paid by an Angolan entity or if the respective cost of such income is allocated to an entity with a head office, residence or permanent establishment in Angola. 

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How Acumen’s International PEO and Payroll Service can Benefit Your Business in Angola

Compensating your local and expat workforce in Angola and closely adhering to Angolan taxation requirements can divert your attention and resources from activities that help your business grow. A reliable global employment solution like Acumen’s Global PEO and Payroll service can take a substantial burden off your shoulders so you can focus on running your company.

Outsourcing the administrative and compliance tasks involved in employee payroll is one approach, but we have a better solution. Acumen International offers a global PEO and payroll solution that goes beyond outsourcing. We hire and compensate your global workforce on your behalf, and take care of all the details of payroll while ensuring full compliance with Angolan labor and taxation laws.

It is important to note that Acumen does not provide international global payroll services as a standalone solution, but only as a part of our global PEO and Payroll solution.

Our comprehensive global PEO and payroll services are just some of the benefits of partnering with Acumen International. We make it easy for you to achieve your business goals in Angola by officially employing and compensating your best selected global talent – both locals and expats – without concerns for legal and compliance risks faced by global employers.

Disclaimer: Any of the above information is subject to changes imposed by Angolan laws. To get the latest updates on taxation in Angola and in 190 countries worldwide, contact Acumen’s team of global employment experts.

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