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SALARY PAYMENT IN Swedish Krona (SEK, kr)




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Is there a 13th month pay in Sweden?

There is no mandatory 13th-month benefit in Sweden. Any annual bonuses are voluntary on the part of employers.

How is the 13th month pay calculated in Sweden?

There is no mandatory 13th-month salary in Sweden.

When is the 13th month salary paid in Sweden?

There is no mandatory 13th-month salary in Sweden. Any and all annual bonuses are paid at the discretion of the employer.

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

Since there is no 13th month pay in Sweden (not in practice, nor legally required), any bonus offered by an employer in Sweden would represent an extra amount on top of the agreed-upon salary.

Is the 13th month salary taxable in Sweden?

There is no mandatory 13th-month salary in Sweden. However, any other bonuses paid would be subject to income tax.

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Your business can easily hire employees in Sweden without opening a local entity. We handle local employment law, complex tax regulations, and international payroll in 185 countries worldwide. All you need to do is focus on your business.


No, there is no 13th month pay period in Sweden.

No, there are generally only 12 pay periods in Sweden. Any bonuses paid are at the sole discretion of the employer, both for the amount of the bonus and the payout time.

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