New employers need to register with the Social Security Service. Free software is available to help employers to manage their Social Security & Income Tax payments, called “Returns Creator”.

This software can be accessed by clicking here after gaining an employer code or tax reference. Employees pay 6.8% of their gross earnings and employers pay 6.7%. Self-employed individuals pay 11%.

Social Security - Locate Guernsey

A wide range of social security benefits are available to Guernsey and Alderney residents and reciprocal agreements exist with a number of countries to preserve social insurance entitlements for migrant workers.

For more information contact Social Security Employers’ Enquiries click here.