Bahrain

Individual - Other taxes

Last reviewed - 16 August 2020

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.

Consumption taxes

Value-added tax (VAT) and excise duty

VAT has been implemented in Bahrain as of 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.

Local taxes

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.