Croatia EOR Services
Easily hire and onboard new employees in Croatia with Native Teams’ employer of record services. We will ensure that your business follows Croatia’s labour laws, taxes, and payroll management.
Why use an employer of record services in Croatia?
When considering hiring new employees in Croatia, it is obligatory to establish physical offices within the country. This process involves various time-consuming steps, such as registering an office address, opening a local bank account, and adhering to local tax regulations.
By utilising Native Teams' employer of record services in Croatia, you can begin the hiring process without the need to establish a legal entity in the country. This approach not only saves you valuable time and resources but also ensures that your business remains fully compliant with all applicable laws and regulations.
How do EOR services in Croatia work?
When utilising our Employer of Record (EOR) service in Croatia, you can hire a new employee while maintaining complete control over their work.
Meanwhile, Native Teams takes the role of their legal employer, manoeuvering various responsibilities such as payroll processing, tax obligations, benefits administration, and administrative fees. Your sole obligation will be to make payments to the leasing company, covering these expenses while we handle all other aspects seamlessly.
Requirements for employment in Croatia
Here are a few of the legal and tax requirements that employers must adhere to when hiring employees in Croatia:
According to Croatian law, employment contracts must be in writing. The contract should include the start date, type of work, working hours, annual leave, duration, salary, and notice period.
Minimum wage requirements
All employees in Croatia must receive at least the minimum wage. Exceptions to this rule are management board members and executive directors.
Social security contributions
Employers are responsible for deducting a certain amount from their employees’ salaries to pay for social security contributions. In Croatia, employees are entitled to health, pension, unemployment, maternity, work accident, and family benefits.
Employers must pay income taxes or any other type of tax on behalf of their employees.
Foreign workers from the EU, Switzerland and EEA and their family members don’t have to get an employment permit or a residence permit to work in Croatia. However, for workers outside of these countries, a work permit or work registration certificate is required.
Obtaining a tax number
Employers and employees must obtain a tax number or OIB (‘osobni identifikacijski broj’), which is necessary for registering for health insurance, opening a local bank account, and paying taxes.
Compliance with labour laws
Employers must follow Croatian labour laws, which include overtime, working hours, leave entitlements and termination procedures.
Please note that Croatian laws and regulations can change. So, it’s important to keep abreast of the latest developments regarding labour law.
Features of Croatia employer of record with Native Teams
Why choose Native Teams as your Croatia employer of record?
Native Teams operates with legal entities in 55+ countries worldwide and has gained recognition for its exceptional Employer of Record (EOR) services, facilitating business expansion into Croatia.
Our team of tax, legal, and compliance experts is available to assist you with all aspects of employee recruitment, payroll management, and handling administrative tasks, including HR administration, risk management, and more. We provide comprehensive support to ensure your hiring and employee management processes are efficient and compliant.Book a call