Foreign consultants working as independent freelancers on temporary assignments have to be managed in a compliant manner
If a foreign consultant is working in the Nordics, it is most likely the local company’s responsibility to secure a correct handling of the income tax, social security contributions, work permit etc. according to local legislation.
With GTS Nordic as a trusted partner, we can advice on various compliant set-ups tailored to the needs of your company.
How can GTS Nordic assist you?
For all non-EU passport holders, it is required to obtain a valid work permit when contracting and working in the Nordics.
As a part of our payroll and management services, we can sponsor work and residence permits as well as Business Visas for non-EU passport holders.
Working in the Nordics without a valid work permit can lead to substantial penalties and fines for your company as well as deportation for the consultant. GTS Nordic will be your guarantee for a professional and compliant handling of foreign consultants.
Our expert team tailor to the needs of each individual consultant at each stage of their relocation – prior to arrival, during the assignment and once it is time to leave again.
GTS Nordic is a premium service company catering to the needs of all foreign consultants who are to work in the Nordics enabling our team to assist Scandinavian and International Companies with any mobility assignment.
We are privileged to work with global partners to ensure that the consultants arrive in their new settings with ease. We inform and guide them in every step of the process to ensure all mandatory registration is fulfilled.
GTS Nordic can assist in every aspect of the relocation including:
At GTS Nordic, we arrange for all statutory reporting to local authorities, such so that you have one less thing to worry about.
Our team of specialists provide a high level of service and ensure dedication and focus on your unique needs. We are able to provide and facilitate payroll in accordance to local legislation – tailored to your preferred set-up, mix of employees and requirements.
We ensure to keep you well informed on legislative changes to ensure on full compliance with local law and legislation.
Our payroll consultants and accountants have focus on your data being processed timely and correctly in order to secure an on-time payment of salaries and correct reporting/settlement towards the different authorities in accordance with the strict GDPR rules.
Is there a minimum amount of employees?
No, we are able to handle one single person or 250 persons - and the recommend set-up might change in accordance with how your business develops in Denmark.
What tax schemes can GTS facilitate?
We are able to handle all the different tax schemes such as the Normal Progressive Income Tax, The §48e - Expat Taxation Scheme, HydroCarbon Taxation and the International Hired-out of Labour Tax.
When do you run the monthly payroll?
Your payroll is processed once a month and typically the net payment is made available for the employee(s) at the last working day of the month.
Do you have fixed costs?
The payroll fee depends on the actual services required, the complexity and the number of persons to be pay-rolled.
What are the social contribution rates?
In Denmark, basically all the social security costs are included in the employees income tax. The employer costs is therefore approx. 80 € / month / person.
The social contribution taxes in Norway are divided in two parts; one for the employer and one for the employee. The employer pays 14,1% of the gross salaries, and the employee pays 8,2%.
The social contribution in Sweden is paid by the employer and is 31,42% based on the gross salary for normal income taxation. For SINK taxation it is 19,86%.