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Argentina is a developing economy that ranks 2nd highest in Latin America on the Human Development Index. It is an attractive country for businesses to grow and expand due to its economic and political conditions. It benefits from manufacturing, transport, media and communication, science and technology, and the tourism industry. The country has exhibited considerable growth in the internal market size and a growing share of the high-tech sector.

Major economic hubs:

Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Rosario, Mendoza And San Miguel De Tucumán

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Data Engineer, JavaScript Developer, Data Analyst, E-Commerce, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Service Manager, Web Designing

Public and Provincial Holidays

Employee Leaves

The laws of Argentina require all employers to provide their employees with a number or types leave, depending on what they are owed.


Resident Tax Information                                            

The residents of Argentina are taxed on their worldwide income, but they may be eligible for foreign tax credits if the money was earned in certain countries.

The income taxes for residents of Argentina are below —

Social Security                                          

The contribution that both employers and employees pay toward social security is a mandatory requirement in Argentina.                                          

The rate of contributions are as below —

Statutory Benefits

The employee benefits that an employer must provide their employees in Argentina include unemployment insurance, retirement and healthcare.                                      

Working hours and overtime pay

The employees in Argentina are not allowed to work more than eight hours per day and forty-eight weekly. There must also be rest breaks throughout the course of every shift, which cannot exceed seven entire calendar days without any violations occurring or being reported for overtime payment purposes (nighttime workers aren’t eligible).

The maximum overtime hours cannot exceed

3 hours a day

30 hours a month, or,

200 hours a year

The Argentine labor authority has put forth new guidelines that will require employers to obtain approval before requiring their employees work overtime. Overtime pay that an employer must pay includes —  

Overtime on weekends is 50% of the employee’s regular salary

Overtime on Sundays and public holidays is twice the employee’s regular salary                

additional month pay                        

The law in Argentina requires employers to offer 13th month salary or aguinaldo. The payment is due on June 30 and December 18 each year, with two installments coming half way through each season respectively

The 13th-month pay in Argentina is calculated as 50% x (the highest monthly salary received in the last 6-month period).  

Social security

Employers are required to enroll their Argentine employees in the country’s social security system. The employer will deduct employee contributions towards this benefit from each paycheck

Argentine social security provides the following benefits  

  1. Pension
  2. Health insurance
  3. Social insurance
  4. Life insurance
  5. Labor risk insurance
  6. Occupational disease trust fund

Statutory leaves

All employers must provide their employees in Argentina with

  • Annual leaves
  • Public holidays
  • Sick leaves
  • Maternity leaves
  • Paternity leaves
  • Other leaves

Fringe Benefits

In Argentine, fringes benefits are given to employees. These can be either monetary or non-monetary depending on the business requirements and budgets set for providing them as well as what goals one might want their company reach through this practice of offering perks that help attract quality staff members who will work hard towards achieving those objectives.

  • Meal vouchers
  • Flexible work hours
  • House rent allowance (HRA)
  • Additional paid time off
  • Company transportation

Exempt Benefits

Certain exempt benefits in Argentina include —

Education and childcare expense

Pension and other social security contributions

Mortgage deductions up to ARS 20,000 annually

Life insurance premiums

Funeral expenses

Rental expenses up to 40% of the gross expense with a maximum capping of ARS 167,678.40

Medical care expenses and contributions  Domestic staff compensation up to a maximum of ARS 167,678.40              

Long-term Incentives

In order to motivate their employees and reward them for achieving long term goals, some employers offer these types of incentives. This is a great way that an organization can show appreciation while also shaping the future workforce by promoting hard work and dedication at key positions within its company.

Depending on the seniority and years of service, employees can receive long-term incentives such as profit sharing.

Commonly provided long-term incentives in Argentina include —

  • Employee stock options  
  • Performance-based compensation
  • Voluntary pension contributions  
  • Group health insurance and dental insurance

Termination/Severance in Argentina

Termination Process

Termination in Argentina can take place with few restrictions.

The employer must notify the termination of the employee in writing. An employer is required to give a minimum of 15 days to 2 months notice period of dismissal, while an employee must give 15 days notice for resignation.

An employer can terminate the contract on mutual agreement, a just cause, or grounds of misconduct and would not be required to give any notice period or payment in this case.

Notice Period

The notice period for employees during the probationary period is from 15 to 30 days, while for permanent employees, it ranges from 15 to 60 days.

Severance Pay

Severance payment for those employees who are dismissed without a just cause is equivalent to one month's salary on each year of service, or a fraction of a year exceeding 3 months.

According to the statutory law of Argentina, severance payment for employees dismissed for redundancy is equivalent to half of the payment as per.

No severance payment is due for dismissals with just cause.

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