Remote’s guide to employing in

Kenya
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  • Capital City

    Nairobi

  • Currency

    Kenyan shilling (KSh, KES)

  • Languages

    Swahili and English

  • Population size

    47,564,296

Services available in this country:
Employer of Record ProductContractor ManagementPayroll

Taxes in Kenya

Learn how employment taxes and statutory fees affect your payroll and your employees’ paychecks in Kenya.

The monthly matching contributions by both employees and employers will rise from the current KES. 400 to 12% of a worker’s monthly pensionable income (6% from the employee and 6% from the employer – both contributing an equal amount), with a maximum contribution of KES. 2,160 for workers earning more than KES. 18,000 per month. Calculated at 6% of the base annual salary.
KES 200 for employer
KES 200 for employee