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Managing Outsourced Payrolls in United Arab Emirates

Managing Payroll in Nigeria

Nigeria now has the largest economy in the continent of Africa. With 212 million people, and projected to overtake the USA in terms of population by 2050 this vibrant, frenetic nation is certainly a tempting market. Rich in oil and gas, and with a rapidly growing middle class there are plenty of reasons for your company to be present in Nigeria. If you employ people there you will have to run a local payroll. Outsourcing the payroll function may seem the best solution, but the company remains legally liable for any mistakes the outsource partner may make. It is therefore important that the end client is aware of what the major tasks are the outsourcer performs on their behalf, the key deadlines that they need to sign off, and how to interpret key reports and payslip information. This half day course focuses on the major payroll rules in Nigeria.

Attendees will be able to accurately follow a simple pay calculation, and should be able to identify all of the key items on a payslip. You will also be able to:

  • Identify all key jurisdiction deadlines
  • Understand the penalty regimes and the consequences of getting it wrong
  • Have a detailed understanding of the scope of service you are purchasing from an outsource partner
  • Understand how to keep up to date with changes in the country, and be able to challenge your outsourcing provider to ensure such changes are made
  • Identify what information you need to pass to the outsource partner and why you have to provide it
  • The course will cover the following points:

    • Business customs and etiquette
    • Payroll consideration within the ECOWAS trading bloc
    • Federal and State Inland Revenue Services
    • Registering as an employer
    • Nigerian tax residency
    • Special rules for oil and gas workers
    • Tax legislation
    • TIN numbers
    • PAYE records
    • Definition of taxable income
    • Benefits in Kind
    • Tax-free benefits
    • Shares and share options
    • Tax rates and deductible items
    • Form A and Consolidated Relief Allowance
    • Leaver certificates
    • PAYE returns
    • NGO’s obligations
    • E-TaxPay
    • Pension contributions
    • National Housing Fund
    • National Health Insurance Fund
    • Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund
    • Industrial Training Fund
    • Labour Law – Labour Act 2004
    • Working time
    • Minimum Wage
    • Family and Sick leave
    • Vacation

    The course provides 3 hours of CPD credits.


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    Who will it benefit?

    This course equips you with essential management knowledge to take a decision as to whether or not to outsource or have a local team running payroll in-house in United Arab Emirates

    What you'll achieve?

    Delegates will gain an understanding of local payroll legislation and how to compliantly manage an in-house or outsourced payroll provider in Kenya/Uganda.

    Course Content

    This course can be run in house making it suitable for attendance from an entire management team as well as payroll professionals - HR and Finance/Tax managers, giving all senior stakeholders an excellent grounding in what’s in store for the company with employees in Kenya/Uganda or looking to expand their operations into Kenya/Uganda.

    United Arab Emirates

    • Business customs and etiquette
    • Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
    • WFH rules in the UAE
    • Wages Protection System
    • Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation – policing role
    • UAE funds transfer system
    • Penalties for non-compliance
    • Income tax position
    • UAE Double Taxation Agreements
    • GPSSA – contributions and liability
    • GPSSA – reporting and GCC position
    • Abu Dhabi Retirement and Pension Fund
    • UAE Federal Labour Law No 8
    • Holidays and other leave
    • Sickness and maternity rules
    • End of Service Gratuity
    • DIFC specific rules
    • Workers Comp and health insurance
    • DIFC Employee Workplace Savings Scheme
    • A look at relevant government websites

    This course is a must for any foreign company that has employees working in the UK. The course tutor has over 25 years UK payroll experience, and has wide-ranging experience in payroll requirements across a number of different industries including Oil and Gas, Retail, Research and Development, IT and software, Engineering, Finance, and Construction.

    "I have chosen The Learn Centre both for my own knowledge base and in-house training courses for my teams for many years. I have always been extremely impressed with the content of the courses, people engagement and the positive feedback from my staff."

    Ann Chesher
    Head of Employee Services at 1Life (Management Solutions)

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