Capital: Madrid

Language: Spanish

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Payroll Cycle: Monthly

Paid Holidays: Employees with a 36-hour workweek in Spain are entitled to 22 business days of paid holiday per year after one year of continuous employment; otherwise, they are entitled to 23 business days.

Individual Income Tax: The individual income tax is determined by a variety of factors, including marital status, level of income, and so on. The average ranges from 19 to 47 percent.

Employer Cost: About 32.6 percent of employee salary

Additional information

Employment Contract Specifications: Contracts registered with local authorities must be written in Spanish. Bilingual wording, on the other hand, is permitted. Contracts that last more than four weeks must be in writing.

Probation Period: Depending on the job category, the maximum probation period is 6 months. Temporary contracts will have a 15-day trial period, while the rest of the contracts will have a trial period of 3 to 6 months.

Requirements for Minimum Wage: The monthly minimum wage is EUR 1,108.30.

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Overtime and maximum working hours: The weekly maximum working time is 40 hours (1,800 hours per year). Flexible work schedules can be agreed upon, but only up to 9 regular hours of work per day.

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