horizons logo
Start hiring

13th month pay
in Mexico.



PAYROLL TAX 36.69% – 43.72%


TIME TO HIRE 12 hours

Hire and pay talents
with Horizons in
180+ countries

Is there a 13th month pay in Mexico?

Yes there is 13th month pay in Mexico.

How is the 13th month pay calculated in Mexico?

13th month pay is calculated as 15 working days of salary pay.

When is the 13th month salary paid in Mexico?

13th month salary is paid on December 20th each year.

Does the 13th month salary amount to any extra payment by the employer?

Yes this is an extra (bonus) payment the employer has to make.

Is the 13th month salary taxable in Mexico?

Yes, 13th month salary is taxable income.

Hiring in Mexico, Made Easy

Your business can easily hire employees in Mexico without opening a local entity. We handle local employment law, complex tax regulations, and international payroll in 180+ countries worldwide. All you need to do is focus on your business.


13th month pay is required and is mandatory in Mexico.

No, 13th month pay is the only mandatory bonus of payment in Mexico. However, when the employee takes their vacation days in Mexico, a vacation premium needs to be paid. Vacation premium is paying the employee 125% of their salary during the time they take their annual leave. Annual leave is 6 days for new employees, and increase by two day each year the employee stays with your company.

Success stories from businesses we’ve helped enter and grow in new markets.

Client Testimonials

Get started with Horizons