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Saudi Arabia - Other taxes and levies

Saudi Arabia - Other taxes and levies

Taxation of international executives


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Social security tax

Are there social security/social insurance taxes in your country? If so, what are the rates for employers and employees?

Type of employee Pension Unemployment Occupaitonal Hazardeous
  Employer share Employee share Employer share Employee share Employer share Employee share
Saudi citizen 9% 9% 1% 1% 2% N/A
Non Saudi Citizen N/A N/A N/A N/A 2% N/A

Gift, wealth, estate, and/or inheritance tax

Are there any gift, wealth, estate, and/or inheritance taxes in your country?


Real estate tax

Are there real estate taxes in your country?

Currently, Saudi Arabia does not impose any real estate taxes.

Sales/VAT tax

Are there sales and/or value-added taxes in your country?

Currently Saudi Arabia deos not impse any sales /VAT tax.

Unemployment tax

Are there unemployment taxes in your country?

See section about social security taxes.

Other taxes

Are there additional taxes in your country that may be relevant to the general assignee? For example, customs tax, excise tax, stamp tax, and so on.

Local taxes

Saudi Arabia imposes cusotms duty at rates ranging from 5% to 20%.

Provincial Health Premiums


Employer Health Tax


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