How to hire remote employees in

Andorra

Andorra is home to some great remote talent. Want to know how you can hire that talent, legally, without wading into months of paperwork and thousands of dollars in fees? In the next few minutes, we’ll teach you.

Country snapshot

CURRENCY
Euro
EMPLOYER TAXES
15.5%
PAYROLL FREQUENCY
Monthly
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Catalan

What to know before you hire in 

Andorra

Andorra’s a tiny country, but it’s famous for a few things: Great outdoor activities, quaint mountainside villages, and low taxes. As such, it’s a popular place for remote talent to live. Found somebody there you want to hire? On this page, we’ll teach you how to bring that person onto your team—if your company isn’t based in Andorra.

If you want to successfully hire in 

Andorra

, you have two options:

Hire talent as contractors

Laws about hiring contractors are significantly more simple in 

Andorra

. Onboarding talent takes days, not weeks or months. Both you, the company, and your talent have more flexibility. And in many cases, since you’re remote, the talent you’re hiring is better classified as a contractor, anyway. Of course, it’s not possible in every case, but it’s what we built Panther for.

Hire talent as employees

This is the long route. You can either establish a physical presence with an entity and register as an employer, or you can use an Employer-of-Record (EOR) solution. Odds are, you’ll find using an EOR to be the easier route. Still, using an EOR in 

Andorra

 is expensive—it can often be $500 per month per employee—and sometimes prone to lengthy onboarding times.

Why hire independent contractors in 

Andorra

Hiring contractors is normally the easier, faster, more flexible choice—but don’t just take it from us. Below are the specific benefits and drawbacks to hiring contractors in 

Andorra

.

It’s the fastest way to hire globally

Hiring employees takes months, at the minimum. When you hire with Panther’s locally-generated contracts, it’s a matter of days or weeks. This means you can hire the best talent, fast, without losing them to a hellish procession of paperwork.

It’s a lot cheaper

It costs just $0 to sign up for Panther, then $49 per month to hire your contractors with Panther. If you hired employees manually (or did contracting on your own), you’d likely be on the hook for thousands of dollars each month. Setting up an entity alone can cost tens of thousands of dollars.

It’s more flexible for you & your team

Hiring contractors in 

Andorra

 means you’re generally not on the hook for things like health insurance and paid time off. This makes hiring flexible for you, and it gives your talent more options.

It’s less risky than hiring employees

Hiring employees is a bigger commitment, and generally puts you at a bigger risk for legal fees. When you hire contractors overseas, your biggest risk is misclassification—but even then, misclassification penalties are often minimal and just require you to pay off any compensation that the person would have been owed as an employee.

Some people want to be employees

The contractor life isn’t for everyone—some people want the security that being an employee often appears to provide. Though it’s rare, this does happen, and it’s one disadvantage of manage an all-contractor team.

You might not have as much control over your talent

Most countries’ contractor-employer relationship laws stipulate that the employer can’t set fixed working hours, among other things. These laws give contractors more freedom over how and when they do their work than an employee would have. In reality, however, most contractors are willing & able to work on the company’s schedule—it’s a matter of setting expectations beforehand.

How can I pay people in 

Andorra

?

If you’re hiring contractors in 

Andorra

, you can pay them with Panther in a single click. You won’t need to worry about complicated wire transfers, fees, or currency conversions. We’ll take care of it all. Just make a click and your contractor will get paid in their currency of choice. This is a valuable bonus for talent in countries where the local currency is particularly weak—most people appreciate the ability to receive their payment in stronger currencies.

Hiring and paying your team in 

Andorra

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Get great currency conversion rates
Pay $0 in platform fees
Run payroll in seconds
Let Panther automatically create & store invoices
Let Panther automatically write locally-compliant contracts
Let Panther automatically file local tax documents

Hire and pay without Panther

Pay all your contractors individually
Do all currency conversions yourself
Shoulder the burden of platform fees
Spend hours each month making payments
Manually track & store invoices
Manually write & sign contracts
Manually file relevant tax documents

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If you want to hire employees in 

Andorra

If you’ve read up until this point, you’ll know that it’s easier, cheaper, and more flexible to hire contractors in Andorra than employees. Still, there are valid reasons why you might want to hire employees instead. The content below is for you—we’ll cover employer taxes and obligations in Andorra.

Taxes in 

Andorra

Employer tax

Social security

Individual tax

Leave

Paid Time Off (PTO)

In Andorra, employees are entitled to 30 days of paid yearly vacation in addition to public holidays. More vacation days may be included in employment agreements and collective bargaining agreements.

Employee’s leave is normally scheduled by collective agreement or by agreement between the employer and the employee. If there is no such agreement, the employer schedules the leave, based on the needs of the business. Employees must be notified of when they will receive leave at least 45 days in advance.

Public Holidays

There are 14 public holidays.

Sick Days

Employees are entitled to 12 months of sick leave, which may be extended in six month increments for up to three years. Employees are paid a varied proportion of their salary depending on how much sick leave they require. Salary is determined by the employee's average daily earnings over the previous 12 months of employment, or minimum pay if no earnings are available.

Maternity Leave

Female employees receive 20 weeks of paid maternity leave and two additional weeks for each additional child in the event of multiple births or adoptions.

The expecting woman can start her maternity leave up to four weeks before the due date. Benefits are provided at 100% of a female employee's average daily wages for the previous 12 months worked out of the previous 24 months.

Benefits are paid at 100% of the female employee’s average daily earnings, based on the last 12 months worked of the 24 months prior to leave. Part of the female employee’s maternity benefit is paid to the father either after birth of the child or after the female employee returns to work.

Paternity Leave

The father receives a portion of the female employee's maternity benefit either after the kid is born or after the female employee returns to work.

Beginning six weeks after the birth, the child's father, or the mother's spouse or partner, has the option of taking the balance of the mother's maternity leave.

Parental Leave

There are no provisions in the Andorra law regarding parental leave.

Other Leave

No Info.

Marriage Leave

No Info.

Bereavement Leave

No Info.

Termination

Termination Process

In Andorra, the contract may be terminated in the following circumstances:

  •  upon the expiration of the term or termination of the work for which the employee was hired; upon mutual agreement of the parties;
  • upon the death or permanent disability of the person worker from performing the work contracted;
  • upon the death, incapacity, or retirement of the employed person; upon the worker's deprivation of liberty by a court
  • upon the worker's declaration of ban.

Notice Period

The notice period is one day for every month of service, up to 90 days. Employment contracts may have a variety of various notice provisions.

Employees are expected to provide their employer between 14 and 30 days notice of their resignation.

Severance Pay

The Severance Pay in Andorra depends on the Duration of Employment:

  • If an employee is terminated without cause, he or she is entitled to the equivalent of two months' salary plus one week's pay for each full year of service, if the employee has worked for the employer for up to five years.
  • If the employee has worked for more than five years but less than fifteen, he is entitled to three months' salary plus two weeks' pay for each year of service.
  • Employees who have worked for their employer for at least 15 years are entitled to six months' salary plus three weeks' pay for each year of service.

Probation Period

Probation period is cannot exceed one month.

Employee requirements in 

Andorra

Working Hours

The standard work in Andorra is 40 hours over five days.

Overtime

In Andorra, employees overtime is only allowed if a shortage of staff makes it necessary for the available employees to work extra hours, if there is a temporary increase in the business’ activities (e.g., the month of December for a retailer that sells many items related to Christmas), or if other extraordinary circumstances require it.

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