Remote’s guide to employing in

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

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  • Capital City

    Seoul

  • Currency

    South Korean won (₩, KRW)

  • Languages

    Korean

  • Population size

    51,709,098

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Taxes in South Korea

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

1.15%Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance is calculated at 4.50% of the base monthly salary which is capped at 5,900,000.
4%National Health Insurance Contribution is calculated at 4% of the base monthly salary (NHI: 3.54% + LTCI 0.46%). A monthly cap of 3,653,550 applies.
1.15%Employment insurance is calculated at 1.15% of the base monthly salary.
0.4590%Long-term care Insurance is calculated at 0.4590% (12.95% of the NHI contribution rate) of the base monthly salary. A monthly cap of 3,653,550 applies.