New minimum national monthly salary in Albania starting from July 2012

The Council of Ministers has recently decided to approve decision no. 411, “On some amendments and additions to Decision no. 1114, dated 30.06.2008” and decision 445, “On the determination of the national minimum monthly salary”.

Starting from starting from July 2012, the minimum monthly salary for the purpose of calculating the social and health insurance contributions shall be not less than 18,295 ALL, the maximum monthly salary shall be 91,475 ALL.

In addition, the self-employed registered as physical persons or partnerships, with or without employees, shall pay the for themselves the fixed monthly amount of 5,488 ALL for social and health insurance contributions.

Starting from July 2012, the minimum national monthly salary will be 21,000 ALL.