Hire Employees & Contractors


Compliantly hire your distributed team members in


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Hiring in


isn't so simple. Borderless can help.

To hire new employees in


, your business must have a local legal entity or an Employer of Record like Borderless in place already. Then there’s the management of local employment compliance, taxes, benefits, payroll, and more. Hiring contractors poses similar challenges.

Borderless handles all of that for you, so you can focus on getting to work with your new team member in


while staying fully compliant with local laws and compliance.

Primary Language



Euro (€)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

14 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index

56.36 (45 of 139 nations)

Statutory Leave

20 days

Sick Leave

up to 42 days

Maternity Leave

up to 115 days

Important: Risks of misclassification

In many countries like


, the treatment of employees and contractors is different. If you misclassify a new team member, you could be subjected to penalties and fines. Let Borderless get this right for you, so you don’t have to worry.

Payment Information

Minimum Wage

The minimum wage in Croatia is €700.00 per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard workweek is 40 hours. Overtime is paid at 150% of the hourly rate.

Additional Pay

There is no additional pay detail for Croatia.

Payroll Cycle

For all Borderless customers, payments will be made in equal monthly installments on or before the last working day of each calendar month.

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 16.5%: Social Security Contribution
  • 20%: Employee social security contribution (pension)
  • 36.5%: Total estimated cost

Employee Costs & Taxes

Annual Personal Income Tax Rates

  • 20-30%: Personal Income Tax 
  • 20%: Social Security Contribution

Employment Information

Termination Process

Termination must be provided through written notice, no matter the cause.

Employee contracts may be terminated by just reason such as negligence, fraud, or poor performance.

Notice period

The notice period varies by length of service, and may be 30 days through valid justification.

  • 2 weeks: employees with one year of service
  • 6 weeks: employees with two years of service
  • 8 weeks: employees with five years of service
  • 10 weeks: employees with 10 years of service
  • 12 weeks: employees with 20+ years of service

Probation Period

Probation periods are established through mutual agreement and cannot exceed a year.

Severance Details

Severance of 1/3 month's pay per year of employment is entitled to employees that have worked a minimum of 2 years.

Benefits of working in a country abroad

Borderless Benefits Packages in


When the world is your competition, it pays to incentivize new hires and existing alike. Borderless benefits packages typically include:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Contributions

Learn how to hire quickly and easily in


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