Uruguay has a population of more than 3 million people, with large industries including tourism, imports and exports. Getting started in Uruguay can be challenging, with varying tax rates and monthly tax payments required.

Labor and Payroll Considerations:

  • Employment contracts can be written or verbal
  • Employers must register new employees with the Institute of Social Security (BPS)
  • Employers must withhold income tax and social security contributions
  • Employers must contribute to social security
  • Foreign workers intending to work in Uruguay for 6 months or more must obtain a temporary residence permit

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