Remote’s guide to employing in

Puerto Rico
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Make employment in Puerto Rico easy. Let us handle payroll, benefits, taxes, compliance, and even stock options for your team in Puerto Rico, all in one easy-to-use platform.

Services available in this country:
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  • Capital City

    San Juan

  • Currency

    United States Dollar ($, USD)

  • Languages

    Spanish and English

  • Population size

    3,285,874

Services available in this country:
Employer of Record ProductContractor Management
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Taxes in Puerto Rico

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

6.2%FICA Social Security (Federal)
1.45%FICA Medicare (Federal)
0.90%FICA Medicare (Federal- additional for excess of 250,000USD (for a married couple filing a joint return), 125,000 USD (for a married individual filing a separate return)
6.00%FUTA (Federal Unemployment Tax)
1.40% - 5.40%SUTA (State Unemployment Tax)
2.90%SUTA New Employer Tax