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Have an enterprise level payroll department and a HRMS with Employee Self-Service at a per employee cost

​Praxima Services Includes

  • Full Payroll Outsourcing

  • Hybrid Payroll Outsource

  • International Payment Management

  • Local Filing

  • Social Security Filing

  • Interact with Local Authorities

  • Human Resources Management System

  • Integration with all Accounting and Third Party


Benefits of outsourcing to Praxima


Local Tax Compliance


Secure Data Transferring


Responsive Administrators


Increase Productivity


Industry Experts

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Full International Quality Payroll Provider in Senegal

Payroll in Senegal

Payroll taxes are payable by the employer at 3% of the taxable gross salary.  Senegal makes use of the PAYE system in which the employer withholds personal income tax from the employee's wages.   

TAX RATES  |  2022


Taxable income in West African Frank (CFA)

Up to 630 000                              0%    

630 001 – 1 500 000                  20%  

1 500 001 – 4 000 000               30%

4 000 001 – 8 000 000               35%  

8 000 001 – 13 500 000             37%  

Above 13 500 000                        40%


Only the employer contributes to the social security contributions which consists of 7% towards family benefits and between 1% and 5% towards industrial accidents, depending on the type of business.  Both the employer and employee contributes towards the employee's retirement.  For general staff, the employers contributes 8.4% and the employee 5.6% up to a maximum of XOF 360 000.  For executive staff, an employer will contribute 3.6% and the employee 2.4% up to a maximum of XOF 1080000.  The employer shall subscribe medical coverage to all employees, of which the level will depend on the type of agreement.  Usually the employee is reimbursed for 80% of his/her medical expenses, however the law provides a range of 50% to 80%.    


The tax year in Senegal is a calendar year running from January to 31 December.  Joint returns are not permitted, thus each individual is required to file independently.  An employee whose only source of income is derived from employment is exempt from filing a tax return as it is required by the employer to withhold and remit the taxes.  Should a taxpayer receive an income other than that coming from an employment, he/she is required to declare the total amount of income once a year.  Returns are filed on or before 31 January or 30 April, depending the type of income.  Penalties are impose on late payments, late filing, failure to file and or filing incorrectly.  

Tax Residents

An individual will be considered a resident for tax purposes if he/she has a permanent place of dwelling in Senegal, or his/her center of interest is located in Senegal, or lastly, if the individual is present in the country for more than 183 days over any 365-day period.  Residents are taxed on their worldwide income while non-residents will only be taxed on their Senegal-source income.  

Taxable Income


All sources of income, such as wages, salaries, commercial or non-commercial activities and proceeds from agricultural are considered taxable income.  Benefits-in-kind are taxable in accordance with the sales published by the tax administrator or in accordance with their fair market value.   

Exempt Income

Diplomats and foreign consular agents will be exempt from tax on their income earned while exercising their diplomatic or consular functions, if their countries provides the same benefits to Senegal diplomatic and consular staff present.  

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Employee Self-service

Payslip and tax certificate retrieval. Updating of personal particulars. Leave request and balance enquiries



Employee documents folder. Training records. Heath & Safety records. Disiplinary records. Qualifications, resume and hiring records.


Work Flow

Workflow with different approval levels. Full work flow functionality for leave requests, expense and time-sheets


  • Direct payment into employee bank accounts. Emailed password protected pay slips.

  • Payment of taxes, benefit providers and other creditors.

  • Filing of returns to the authorities.

  • Generation and filing of statutory reports.

  • General ledger and 100's of customisable reports.

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