Social security contributions
The current rate of contributions to the SIO is 19% for local employees (12% employer; 7% employee) and 4% for expatriate employees (3% employer; 1% employee).
These contributions to the SIO are to be withheld by the employer and remitted to SIO on a monthly basis.
Value-added tax (VAT) and excise duty
VAT was implemented in Bahrain on 1 January 2019.
See Value-added tax in the Other taxes section of the Corporate tax summary for more information.
Net wealth/worth taxes
There are no net wealth/worth taxes in Bahrain.
Individuals may also be subject to stamp duties, customs duties, and municipal taxes.
See the Other taxes section in the Corporate tax summary for more information.