Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Hungary

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Recruitment Agency Costs in Hungary

In Hungary, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Hungary below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Hungary

An employer can expect to contribute 17% in social contributions on top of an employee’s salary. This includes 15.5% social contribution tax and 1.5% that goes to the vocational training fund.

Employee Income Taxes in Hungary

Employees in Hungary all pay a flat rate income tax of 15%. Employees also pay 18.5% in social security contributions.

Employee Probation in Hungary

A probation period is optional in Hungary, but it can be included in employment contracts at the agreement of the employer and the employee. It cannot exceed three months.

Employee Overtime in Hungary

Employees in Hungary work eight hours per day and 40 hours per week.Overtime hours during the week are paid at a rate of 150%. Overtime hours on weekends and bank holidays are paid at a rate of 200%.

Employee Notice in Hungary

Termination of a permanent contract with cause requires a notice period of at least 30 days. This can be extended in proportion to the length of the service, if the termination is carried out by the employer.

Employers terminating an employee can offer a “garden leave” for half of the notice period. During this period, the employee will be exempt from work duties, but is still entitled to their absentee pay.

Termination in Hungary

In Hungary, both the employee and employer must provide notice of termination in writing that contains a justified reason for dismissal.Severance pay varies depending on the length of employment.

How to Recruit in Hungary

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