Legislation

Egypt Solidarity Levy Tax

Egypt Solidarity Levy Tax

The Egypt Solidarity Levy Tax was introduced by the Egyptian Government honouring Martyrs, Victims missing and injured in war, terrorist and security operations, and their families, effective 1 March 2021.

The contribution is calculated at 0.05% of the employees Gross Income.

Click here for Law No. 4 of 2021.

Click here for the official document.

Solidarity Levy Tax (Terrorist & Security Operations) Highlights

The “Solidarity Levy Tax (Terrorist & Security Operations)” component has been created effective 1 March 2021.

Solidarity Levy Income Marginal Rate
Gross Income 0.05%

Impact of the Egypt Solidarity Levy Tax on payroll:

  • These changes have been applied effective 1 March 2021.
  • Customer payrolls wanting to exempt employees from the payment of this tax can use the “Solidarity Levy Tax (Terrorist & Security Operations) Exemption” component.
  • Customer payrolls on the non-cumulative MTD tax method can use the “Solidarity Levy Tax (Terrorist & Security Operations) Adjustment” component to post adjustments.
  • No other statutory changes have been announced.

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