Niger has a population of more than 23 million people, with crucial industries including mining, agriculture, and service. There are several types of business structures available in Niger, and the corporate tax rate is 30%.

Some labor and payroll considerations when expanding in Niger include:

  • Minimum wage is 30,047 CFA West African Francs per month ($49 USD)
  • Employment contracts must be written
  • Employers must register employees with the Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale (CNSS)
  • Niger uses a Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system
  • Income tax and social security (pension) contributions must be withheld from employee pay
  • Employers must contribute to social security including work injury, employee pension, and family allowance benefits
  • Foreign nationals must arrive in Niger with a visa, then apply for work authorization with the Ministry of Employment

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