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Mexico

. Hassle-free.

With Deel, your business can easily hire employees in

Mexico

. No more worrying about local laws, complex tax systems, or managing international payroll. Deel takes care of everything in 150+ countries.

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Hire employees in

Mexico


without setting up an entity

Usually, to hire in

Mexico

, your business needs to set up an entity. That means a local office, an address registered as a subsidiary and an account with a local bank. This, plus navigating regional payroll, tax, and HR laws, can take months.

Mexico

also treats contractors differently than full-time employees, so misclassifying a contractor could lead to penalties. Deel lets you can hire employees in

Mexico

quickly, easily, and compliantly. We even automate tax document collection, payroll, benefits, and more.

We partner with local lawyers to ensure you’re compliant

With labor law experts in 150 countries, you can pick from a library of localized contracts to legally onboard your international team in minutes.

We’ll make sure your team get the best benefits

Deel allows you to legally hire and provide benefits for employees in

Mexico

within minutes.
All in one manageable online dashboard.

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Quick Overview

Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN)

Capital: Mexico City

Official language: Spanish

Payroll Cycle: Monthly

Statutory Holidays

Paid Time Off

In Mexico, employees are entitled to paid holidays based on the length of the labor relationship:

  • 1 year of employment - 6 days' paid leave
  • 2 years of employment - 8 days' paid leave
  • 3 years of employment - 10 days' paid leave
  • 4 years of employment - 12 days' paid leave
  • 5+ years of employment - The holiday period will increase by 2 days of paid leave for every 5 years of service.

Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Constitution Day
  • Benito Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Easter
  • Labor Day
  • Independence Day
  • Day of the Dead
  • Revolution Day
  • Mexican Revolution
  • Day of Virgin Guadalupe
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Additional regional holidays may also apply.

General Taxation

Individual Income Tax

The individual income tax depends on many variables, such as marital status, level of income, etc. The average ranges up to 35%

Employer Tax

41% of employee salary

Additional information

Employment Contract Details

Employment contracts must be in writing and in Spanish.

Probation Period

The probation cannot be higher than 1 month, except for managerial positions or specialized technical positions, in which case it cannot exceed 6 months.

Maximum working hours and overtime

Normal working hours are 48 hours per week (Monday‐Saturday), 8 hours per day plus 30 minutes per day for lunch.

Minimum Wage Requirements

The Minimum Wage is MXN 141.70 per day.

Bonus and expense payments

In Mexico, there is a statutory requirement to pay a 13th salary bonus a year.

Parental Leave

  • Maternity leave is granted for 42 calendar days prior to and 42 calendar days after childbirth; this can be extended for a further 60 days (on half pay). During maternity leave, employees receive an allowance equal to 100% of the average salaries paid by the state, capped at 25 times the general minimum wage in force in the Federal District
  • Paternity leave: employees are entitled to 5 business paid days funded by the employer.

Termination requirements for employees in

Mexico

Contracts may be terminated by mutual agreement or unilaterally with cause or without cause.

In Mexico, severance payment depends on the employee’s length of labor relationship:

  • Up to 1 year of employment - 3 months' wages
  • For each year of employment - additional 20 days' wages
  • Seniority Premium: for each year of employment - 12 days' wages with a maximum cap of 2x the minimum daily wage

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This has by far the singular tool that made my contracting work amazing. It used to be that contract management and payouts was a nightmare — Deel makes everything so easy especially with its Transferwise integration. Everyone gets paid on time and kept happy. I also contacted their support a couple of times for some small questions and they’ve been nothing short of amazing. If you’re a contractor or someone who hires contractors then definitely give Deel a go.

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