Hire in Brazil

Brazil PEO &

Employer of Record

Hire & manage teams remotely in Brazil without a local entity. We handle HR compliance, payroll & taxes so you can focus on your business.

Business Language


Salary Currency

Brazilian Real (R$, BRL)

Payroll tax

28% - 30.5%

Payroll Cycle


Time zone

UTC -2 to -5

Capital city


Hire Employees in Brazil

NNRoad provides employer of record (EOR)professional employment organization (PEO) services to ensure that your business in Brazil complies with local labor laws and regulations. We process monthly payroll and act as the Employer of Record, taking on all local employer liabilities.

Hiring with NNRoad

Pay as you go

No set-up or overhead costs to global expansion.

One P.O.C.

One point of contact for all your EOR employees.


Ensured compliant contracts and operations.

Fast Hiring

Start working with your remote employees in a week.

Foreigner Visas

NNRoad assists with overseas foreign hires visa needs.


Access your payroll reports on our portal.

Employer of Record in Brazil

Employer of Record (EOR) services are for companies who do not have a legal entity in Brazil, but who want to hire localy. Employment and full liability are outsourced to NNRoad.


Candidate Selection

You interviews & select the candidates you want to hire in Brazil.


Employee Onboarding

We sign a local labor contract with your employees based in Brazil.


Compliance & Payroll

We manage monthly payroll, mandatory benefits & all HR compliance in Brazil.


Payroll Reporting

See all payroll reports on our platform & focus on your business in Brazil.

Recruiting process outsourcing – including but not limited to resume screening, shortlisting candidates, coordination for interviews, and assistance for salary negotiation.

Hiring and termination of employees/local labor contracts (contract administration – engagement, extension termination and conversion to permanent hire).

On-boarding and off-boarding employees following labor law practice.

Complete payroll solution and benefit administration

Employee management – employee record retaining, time keeping, bonus and allowance management, expense and claims, and leave employee database management accordingly to the local law.

Mandatory insurance compliance (i.e. pension, labor and health insurance) according to the local labor laws.

Payment management (Invoicing customers/clients and vendor payments).

Work VISA application assistance, if needed.

Local individual income tax reporting.

Payroll & PEO in Brazil

Professional Employment Organization (PEO) services are for companies who have a legal entity in Brazil, and want to outsource their payroll. Employment liabilities are shared between your organization and NNRoad.


Compliance & Payroll

We manage monthly payroll, mandatory benefits & all HR compliance in Brazil.


Payroll Reporting

See all payroll reports on our platform & focus on your business in Brazil.

Registering the necessary company and personnel information for payroll calculation in the payroll software and system

Monthly Payroll Processing

Year-End Adjustment and Annual Declaration

Taxes & Payroll in Brazil

Employee Income Taxes:

Individual income tax rates in Brazil are based on progressive tax brackets.

For more information on income tax in Brazil, visit this link.

Tax Brackets

0%: 0R$ – 22,848R$
7.5%: 22,849R$ to 33,920R$
15%: 33,921R$ to 45,012R$
22.5%: 45,013R$ to 55,976R$
27.5%: >55,976R$

Sample Calculation

Income tax on an annual salary of 100,000R$
0% x 22,848R$ = 0
7.5% of 11,071R$ = 830.32R$
15% of 11,091R$ = 1,663.65R$
22.5% of 10,963R$ = 2,466.68R$
27.5% of 44,024R$ = 12,065.10R$

830.32 + 1,663.65 + 2,466.68 + 12,065.10 = 17,025.75R$

Employer Costs in Brazil

Employer Contribution

Employers contribute to social security funds on behalf of their employees, with contributions ranging from 20% to 22% of the employee’s salary. For more details on employer contributions, refer to this source.

Employee Contribution

Employees also contribute to social security funds, with contributions ranging from 7.5% to 11% of their salary. For more details on employee contributions, refer to this source.

Benefits & Insurance in Brazil

Pension Fund

Employees in Brazil contribute to a pension fund to secure retirement benefits.

Healthcare Insurance

Healthcare insurance in Brazil provides coverage for medical expenses and treatments.

Working Hours in Brazil

Working Hours Per Week

The standard working week in Brazil typically consists of 44 hours, spread over five days.


Overtime work in Brazil is compensated at higher rates than regular hours, with regulations governing maximum hours and compensation rates.

Termination Laws in Brazil

Legal grounds for termination in Brazil include just cause, such as misconduct or poor performance. For more information, refer to this source.


Severance pay is typically equal to one month’s salary for each year worked.

Notice Period

Employers must provide 30 days’ notice for termination, while employees must provide 15 to 90 days’ notice depending on their length of service.

Employment Contract in Brazil

Employment Contract

Probation Period

Probation periods in Brazil allow employers and employees to assess suitability for the position.

Types of Leaves in Brazil

Annual Leave

Employees are entitled to 30 days of paid annual leave.

Sick Leave

Paid sick leave is provided for up to 15 days per year.

Maternity Leave

Maternity leave is 120 days with full pay.

Paternity Leave

Paternity leave is 5 days with full pay.

Public Holidays in Brazil

Public Holidays

January 1 – New Year’s Day
Date varies – Carnival
Date varies – Good Friday
April 21 – Tiradentes Day
May 1 – Labor Day
Date varies – Corpus Christi
September 7 – Independence Day
October 12 – Our Lady of Aparecida
November 2 – All Souls’ Day
November 15 – Republic Day
December 25 – Christmas Day


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