Employee benefits & policies in Brazil

With so many employee benefits options in Brazil, how do you choose the right benefits for your team?

Ben character at his computer

Employee benefits & policies in Brazil

We’ve done the heavy lifting for you and created a handy guide to employee benefits in the Brazil.

To help you choose the perfect package for your team, we’ve outlined what counts as a:

  • statutory requirement
  • standard benefit
  • great benefit
Question mark
Benefits policies - company policies that involve employee benefits e.g., holidays, flexible working, maternity/paternity, etc.
πŸ“
Statutory
β˜‘οΈ
Market Standard
🌟
Great

Holidays

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

up to 30 paid holidays with restrictions

+7 national holidays

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

30 days paid without restrictions

Flexible Working

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

πŸ‘
Competitive

Hybrid working arrangement

Negotiable for remote

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Work from anywhere for 2 weeks per annum

Sick Leave

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

1- 15 days full pay by employer

15+ by social security

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Unlimited sick days

Paternity Pay

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

5 days paid

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

15 extra days paid

Adoption leave

Maternity Pay

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

120 days paid

Adoption leave

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

60 extra days paid

Other

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

1 day blood donation leave

Vacation bonus = to 1 mos salary

An extra salary after 12 mos

2 days Election day leave

30 days leave for young child carer responsibilities

3 days post marriage leave

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Referral scheme

Question mark
Core benefits - Β traditional employer-paid benefits products e.g., insurances (health/life) and pension with core coverage
πŸ“
Statutory
β˜‘οΈ
Market Standard
🌟
Great

Medical

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

Public healthcare system (SUS): universal and free

Access to primary, outpatient, mental health, hospital care, and prescription drug coverage

πŸ‘
Competitive

Private supplemental medical

Government Regulated

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Access to Accredited hospital list

Access to Premium hospital list

Ability to go out of network, with a higher limit.

Other Health

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

Basic vision included in health plan

πŸ‘
Competitive

Private dental plan

Government Regulated

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Out of network coverage

Pension

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

Employees social security contribution 7.5-14% monthly

Employer contributions 26.8 - 28.8% monthly (social security)

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Employee contribution up to 5% up to 100% match by employer

3-5 year plans

Life Insurance

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

πŸ‘
Competitive

Group life insurance

2X Salary (Dealth, Accident Death, Disability, Funeral Cover)

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Employer contribution to Life insurance plan

3X Salary

Critical Illness

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Long Term disability

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

πŸ‘
Competitive

24x monthly salary

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

36x monthly salary

Question mark
Supplemental benefits - contemporary benefits to give your benefits package an edge e.g., flex allowances & salary sacrifice options
πŸ“
Statutory
β˜‘οΈ
Market Standard
🌟
Great

Wellbeing

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

πŸ‘
Competitive

Subsidised or free gym memberships

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Employee Assistance Program

Learning and Development

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

University admission exam leave

πŸ‘
Competitive

English lessons

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Language courses

L&D budget

Tuition Assistance

Working from Home

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

πŸ‘
Competitive

Remote first policy

New technology budget

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

WFH budget

Salary Sacrifice & Other

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

Daycare or nursery stipend for children under 6 mos

πŸ‘
Competitive
πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Daycare or nursery stipend for children over 6 mos

Profit sharing

Employee stock options

Food & Drink

πŸ“
Statutory

Not applicable

πŸ‘
Competitive

Food vouchers - set amount per day

Prepaid current

πŸ‘
Above & Beyond

Free breakfast/lunch

In office snacks and beverages

Happy hours/socials

What are the tax implications of employee benefits & policies in Brazil

Tax is a tricky one - especially with a global team to manage. Our tax guide simplifies the tax implications of various employee benefits in Brazil for you.

We’ve narrowed down how employee benefits affect:

  • Tax reporting
  • Employer tax
  • Employee tax
Question mark
Benefits policies - company policies that involve employee benefits e.g., holidays, flexible working, maternity/paternity, etc.
πŸ“
Tax Reporting
πŸ‘©β€πŸ’Ό
Employer Tax
πŸ‘«
‍Employee Tax
No items found.
Question mark
Core benefits - Β traditional employer-paid benefits products e.g., insurances (health/life) and pension with core coverage
πŸ“
Tax Reporting
πŸ‘©β€πŸ’Ό
Employer Tax
πŸ‘«
Employee Tax
No items found.
Question mark
Supplemental benefits - contemporary benefits to give your benefits package an edge e.g., flex allowances & salary sacrifice options
πŸ“
Tax Reporting
πŸ‘©β€πŸ’Ό
Employer Tax
πŸ‘«
Employee Tax
No items found.

Join teams around the world getting
90%+ engagement
with their benefits programmes.

By clicking Get started you're confirming that you agree with our Terms and Conditions.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.