Mali

  • Officially the Republic of Mali it is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is bordered by Algeria to the north, Niger to the east, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire to the south, Guinea to the south-west, and Senegal and Mauritania to the west.
  • Its size is just over 1,240,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) with a population of 14.5 million. Its capital is Bamako.
  • Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara, while the country’s southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Sénégal rivers.
  • The country’s economic structure centers on agriculture and fishing. Some of Mali’s prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent, and salt.
  •  The national language is French.
  • The currency is the West African CFA franc (XOF) (1 EUR = 656 XOF).

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  • Expat Africa Payroll through a network of local partners is able to offer the Contractor a global immigration solution in Mali including: Business Visa and Work Permit.
  • Business Visa – Expat Africa Payroll ensures that the contractor is fully compliant to work in the country and seeks all avenues in ensuring that the specific requirements of the country are met.
  • Expat Payroll Africa will ensure that all requirements are fulfilled and that the contractor is fully aware of any developments needed to ensure a successful acquisition of the business visa.
  • Work permit – Applying for a work permit may be done whilst in the country or before the contractor is deployed in the said location.
  • Expat Africa Payroll ensures that the contractor obtains the work permit in the correct way to ensure that he/she is not disrupted by local authorities in any form once the work process has commenced.
  • A work permit may take a few weeks to secure but Expat Africa Payroll ensures that the work permit application process is done in the most efficient way possible and that all requirements are adhered to, including and informing the contractor and end user of any additional requirements that may be needed.
  • We highly advise the Contractor to directly apply for a work permit before entering the country.
  • The process of obtaining these various documents is very difficult however Expat Africa Payroll ensure that the process is done with utmost efficiency to ensure that the contractor is deployed in a timely fashion.
  • Personal income tax rate: up to 50%
  • Social security tax by employer: 22%
  • Social security tax by employee: 3.6%
  • VAT: 15% of value added
  • Expat Africa Payroll can provide the Contractor with a lot of “in-country” services such as assistance in opening a bank account, in finding an accommodation, car hire, driving licence conversion, local mobile phone…
  • Expat Africa Payroll can also arrange for the Contractor a medical and repatriation insurance.
  • The insurance is very flexible and the cover will depend on the requirements of the Contractor, and his/her family.

For more information, do not hesitate to contact Expat Africa Payroll: Email:info [at] expatafricapayroll [dot] com

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