Employ Candidates Compliantly in Albania

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  1. Overview: Albania
  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 Albania

For international businesses expanding in the European Union, Albania has great allure due to its rich cultural heritage and splendorous architectural achievements.

Getting your business up-and-running in the Albania can be challenging, especially if you do not speak the native language. Establishing your own business entity in Albania is an option to be considered as you expand abroad. But before you invest valuable resources in setting up business in Albania, 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 Albania, without having to establish a legal business entity.

Acumen International – Your Professional Employer Organization in Albania

Navigating the Albanian legal system and adhering to regulations governing employment and taxation can be challenging for businesses, especially if you are not a native Albanian 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 Albania 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 Albania. 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 Albania

Albanian law applies the principle of worldwide taxation. Resident entities are taxed on all sources of income in and outside the territory of Albania, while non-resident entities are taxed on income generated only in the territory of Albania.

Consequently, these taxes may vary from ALL 20,000 to ALL 550,000. .

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Non-payroll taxes in Albania

The following incomes are exempt when determining taxable income for PIT purposes:

  • Benefits in kind earned by employment relationships (which are taxed via payroll).
  • Lump-sum allowances for business travel, according to the amounts determined by the fiscal legislation.
  • Income received from social and health insurance schemes.
  • Student scholarships.
  • Remunerations received in case of diseases or misfortunes.
  • Compensation received as a result of expropriation.
  • Income exempted according to international agreements.
  • Compensation received from ex-proprietors or political prisoners.
  • Payment of contributions made by any member of a voluntary pension fund, as well as payments of contributions made by the employer or any other contributor up to the limits provided by the Law ‘On Voluntary Pension Funds’.
  • Income resulting from the return on investment, including capital gains from investments to the pension fund.
  • Income from pensions and other similar remuneration of foreign citizens of Albanian origin or those of the European Union.

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

Compensating your local and expat workforce in Albania and closely adhering to Albanian 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 Albanian 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 Albania 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 Albanian laws. To get the latest updates on taxation in Albania and in 190 countries worldwide, contact Acumen’s team of global employment experts.

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