Czech Republic
Hire Employees & Contractors

Czech Republic

Compliantly hire your distributed team members in

Czech Republic

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Hiring in

Czech Republic

isn't so simple. Borderless can help.

To hire new employees in

Czech Republic

, 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

Czech Republic

while staying fully compliant with local laws and compliance.

Primary Language



Czech koruna (Kč, CZK)

Payroll Frequency


Public Holidays

13 days

Employer Taxes


Cost of Living Index

$$$ (#55 of 140, 2023)

Statutory Leave

20 days

Sick Leave

380 days, 14 of which are paid by employer

Maternity Leave

28 weeks

Important: Risks of misclassification

In many countries like

Czech Republic

, 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 Czech Republic starts at 17,300 CZK per month.

Overtime Pay

The standard work week is Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. Employees receive 125% of their standard wage for overtime. If they work on the weekend, they receive 110% of their pay. For work performed on holidays, employees receive pay along with paid time off.

Additional Pay

The Czech employment market is quite competitive. While bonuses are not mandatory, many companies choose to include them in salary packages to attract top talent.

Payroll Cycle

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

Employer Costs & Taxes

  • 24.8%: Social Security and Pension 
  • 2.1%: Sickness 
  • 1.2%: Unemployment 
  • 9%: Health Insurance 

Employee Costs & Taxes

  • 6.5%: Social Security and Pension 
  • 4.5%: Health Insurance 

Income Tax

  • 15% on the first 1,935,552 CZK 
  • 23% on everything above

Employment Information

Termination Process

Employers can terminate staff with just cause. Otherwise, a notice period and/or severance will be required. 

Notice period

Two months starting from the first day of the month after the notice was issued. 

Probation Period

Probation periods are mandatory in Czechia. The minimum is 60 days and the maximum is six months. 

Severance Details

Severance pay in Czechia depends on the employee’s length of service: 1 month for 1 year, 2 months for 2 years, and 3 months for 3 years or more. 

Benefits of working in a country abroad

Borderless Benefits Packages in

Czech Republic

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

Czech Republic

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