Employer of Record Greece
Payroll & Tax in Greece
A beginners guide to understanding payroll and tax in Greece
Employer of Record Greece
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How we can help
Our fully-compliant payroll service in Greece ensures your employees are paid on time, every time
Whatever the territory or region, you need to attract and retain the best talent. But different countries and different cultures mean different employee expectations. Greece is no exception.
Payroll is key for any business; paying the correct salary to your business’s employees is vital. Using Agility EOR means that your employees in Greece are paid on time, every time.
Agility EOR offers the following payroll services in Greece:
what to expect
How does Payroll in Greece work?
|Amount||Date of Payment|
|Christmas Bonus||1 months wages (prorated for under 1 years employment)||Before Dec 21st|
|Easter Bonus||0.5 months wages (prorated for under 1 years employment)||Mid April|
|Vacation Bonus||0.5 months wages (prorated for under 1 years employment)||Mid July|
Years of service
Wage per month
Wage per month
Up to 3 years
3 – 6 years
6 – 9 years
Over 9 years
Tax in Greece
Greek employers’ costs include:
- 13.33% – Pension Fund
- 3% – Supplementary Pension
- 4.3% – Health Insurance
- 0.25% – Supplementary Health Insurance 0.25%
- 1.41% Additional Contributions & Unemployment Insurance
Greek employees’ costs include:
- 6.67% – Pension Fund
- 2.15% – Health Care
- 0.4% – Health in Benefit
- 3% – Supplementary Insurance
- 1.2% – Unemployment
- 2.20% – High Occupational Risk (industry specific)
The tax brackets for individuals are between 9% and 44%. The tax system applies progressive rates on income. Rates as a whole may also be affected by a wide variety of other variables, such as marital status and family size.
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We are Greece Employer of Record experts
We have extensive experience helping businesses expand their workforce in the Greece. Take a look at our areas of expertise below:
Learn more about how you can attract and retain staff in Greece with both statutory and enhanced employee benefits
Unsure about what’s required when employing staff in Greece? Find out about Greece Work Permits and Visas here
Wondering what it’s like to live and work in Greece? We’ve got you covered in our extensive guide, including the do’s and don’ts
Without Agility EOR, our ability to move quickly and scale would be extremely limited. Superb work from A to Z.
Frequently Asked Questions
Payrolling the employees is a key part of the service offered by an employer of record company. The EOR will calculate and remit all taxes, social securities and similar payments, on behalf of both employer and employee. The client will be invoiced in advance by the EOR company, for the total cost of the payroll.
Yes. Our clients are free to dictate the structure of the employees’ remuneration including any bonuses or commissions they wish to offer. In some countries, there is a statutory requirement to provide “bonuses”, for example in the form of Christmas or holiday allowances.
Yes. Agility EOR will calculate what pay is due upon termination of an employee, factoring in such things as any untaken leave entitlements.
We find that most of our clients are in the Tech, IT, Finance and Professional Services industries. However, we have acquired the skills, knowledge and experience to help all industries across the globe.
As a private company, we’re not beholden to shareholders or asset-shredding Private Equity targets. We aim to build long-term relationships with our clients. At Agility EOR, our approach is that we never forget that our business is all about people. Our Employer of Record solutions are tailored to each requirement, not a one-size-fits-all tech platform. We do the right thing by our clients and by the laws of each country we operate in. And we believe in openness; if we don’t feel we can offer you the best solution for a specific territory, we’ll say so.
We pride ourselves on our personable-approach so once you enter your new employees details into our dedicated platform, we’ll arrange a call with you to go through the details of the employment contract where together we can review and amend to your requirements. We liaise directly with your employee to build a rapport and obtain the necessary information to hire them compliantly, and set them up ready for their first payroll.
We never stop delivering! Even if you’re employee has been onboarded and is happily working for you and being paid each month, we’re here to partner with you whenever you or your employees need us. Even your ex-employees may need our assistance for tax documents, proof of employment requests etc… Our service never stops!