* Playroll continues to analyse immediate opportunities and fulfilled roles by recruitment partners, contractors and employers to identify in-demand jobs.

Capital City
St. John’s

East Caribbean Dollar (Esc)


ECT (GMT +4)

Employment Cost

Annual Leave

30 days

In-demand Specialties*
Operations Manager, Marketing Manager, Marketing Analyst

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Employees in Antigua and Barbuda

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Key Considerations Before Hiring In Antigua and Barbuda

Employing in Antigua and Barbuda requires employers to own a legal entity in the country and manage payroll, tax, benefits and compliance through their own in-country resources. Grow your team in Antigua and Barbuda with our Employer of Record solution, ensuring streamlined, compliant business expansion with no entity.

Playroll allows you to hire employee's in Antigua and Barbuda quickly, easily and we even automate tax document collection, benefits, payroll and more.

Good To Know

Antigua and Barbuda's location in the Caribbean provides strategic access to regional markets and serves as a hub for businesses targeting the Caribbean and North American markets.

The country is known for its tourism industry, with beautiful beaches and resorts, presenting opportunities for businesses in the hospitality and tourism sectors.

English is the official language, facilitating communication for businesses operating in an English-speaking global market.

Antigua and Barbuda has a well-established financial services sector, offering opportunities for businesses in banking, finance, and related industries.


Fundamental Aspects of Employment in Antigua and Barbuda

Probationary Period in Antigua and Barbuda

Working hours in Antigua and Barbuda

Overtime in Antigua and Barbuda

Navigating Key Aspects of Payroll in Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda has a robust and complex payroll and tax system, and as an employer, it pays to understand payroll process basics.

Fiscal Year in Antigua and Barbuda

Payroll Cycle in Antigua and Barbuda

Minimum Wage in Antigua and Barbuda

Minimum wages and salaries in Antigua and Barbuda

Bonus Payments in Antigua and Barbuda

Comprehensive Overview of Employment Taxes in Antigua and Barbuda

Understanding the tax obligations for both employers and employees is crucial when operating in Antigua and Barbuda's business landscape. This section explains how taxes and statutory fees affect payroll and individual earnings in Antigua and Barbuda.

Employer Tax Contributions

Employer payroll contributions are generally estimated at an additional on top of the employee salary in Antigua and Barbuda.

Tax Rate Tax Type

Employee Payroll Tax Contributions

In Antigua and Barbuda, the typical estimation for employee payroll contributions cost is around .

Tax Rate Tax Type

Individual Payroll Tax Contributions

Tax Rate Income Bracket

Pension in Antigua and Barbuda

The tax-related information provided in this guide is intended for general guidance and informational purposes only. Reach out to our dedicated team for insights on remote hiring in Antigua and Barbuda tailored to your needs.

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Understanding the Protocols for Termination of Employment in Antigua and Barbuda

When it comes to terminating employment in Antigua and Barbuda, understanding the legal obligations regarding severance pay and contributions is essential. Below is a detailed overview of the key considerations for both employers and employees.

Termination Process

Notice Period

Severance Pay

Annual Leave Entitlements and Company Policies in Antigua and Barbuda

The annual leave entitlement in Antigua and Barbuda is 30 days for a full time worker. These can include public holidays on top of that or within those days, which would otherwise be unpaid.

Public Holidays in Antigua and Barbuda

Holiday Date

Paid Time Off in Antigua and Barbuda

Maternity Leave in Antigua and Barbuda

Paternity Leave in Antigua and Barbuda

Sick Leave in Antigua and Barbuda

Parental Leave In Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda's Benefits Built Into Playroll

Competitive benefits package in Antigua and Barbuda

Playroll is committed to providing tailored, competitive benefits packages that are designed not only to attract but also retain top talent worldwide. Our global team of benefits experts build custom local packages to ensure your employees in Antigua and Barbuda's needs are met. Typically our packages contain some or all of the following benefits.

Health Insurance
Pension or 401k
Life and Disability Insurance
Vision Insurance
Dental Insurance
Discounts & Perks

Playroll Supplementary Benefits For Employment In Antigua and Barbuda

Make your benefits package in Antigua and Barbuda a talent magnet with Playroll's local plans. We offer benefits that are compliant, comprehensive, and flexible — all at competitive rates. Speak with our local territory experts to explore the localized benefits we can offer you, while you scale your team.

Statutory benefits for employment in Antigua and Barbuda

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Playroll's Expertise in Facilitating Work Visas for Antigua and Barbuda

At Playroll we're all about empowering employees to work anywhere, making mobility possible for global teams. We sponsor visas and hire the employee for you, so you don’t have to worry about payroll, taxes, and more.

It's important to note, visa support can be complicated. There are many variables that affect whether sponsorship is possible, including one’s nationality, education, marital status, and the immigration policy for the country in question.

Unfortunately, this means we can’t support visas everywhere - with that being said, we handle the entire visa process in-house, and dig into your situation to give you an overview of what to expect if we're able to help with visa sponsorship in Antigua and Barbuda.

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