Guide to hiring employees in the Philippines

Guide to hiring employees in the Philippines

Complete guide to hiring employees in the Philippines. From taxation to salary standards, here's everything you need to know about having employees in the Philippines.

Guide to hiring employees in the Philippines

The Philippines is a tropical archipelago country located in the western Pacific Ocean. It is made up of more than 7,000 islands and islets and shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Japan to the northeast, Palau to the east and southeast, Indonesia to the south, Malaysia and Brunei to the southwest, Vietnam to the west, and China to the northwest.

The capital city of the Philippines is Manila. A majority of Filipinos live on the island of Luzon. The second-largest island in the Philippines is Mindanao, in the south.

In order to hire employees in Vietnam, you need a company registered in Vietnam. An alternative is to use a service provider called an employer of record to hire your employees.

In the following pages, we will cover the key aspects of hiring and managing employees in the Philippines.

Hiring in the

Philippines made easy

Emerhub's employer of record service allows you to hire anyone in the Philippines with minimum bureaucracy. Your employees will be formally on our payroll while working entirely for your company.

No need to set up a local company in the Philippines. You manage your employee, we take care of taxes, local HR matters, etc.

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