ABSSB Contribution Rate Increase

The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board (ABSSB) wishes to advise ALL Employers that in accordance with the amended Regulations for Collection of Contributions No. 60 of 2016, the contribution rate will increase by 2%, as of February 1st, 2017.

Therefore, the new contribution rates are as follows:

  • Private Sector employees pay 5%; Private Sector employers pay 7%
  • Public Sector employees pay 4%; Public Sector employers pay 7%
  • Self-employed contribution remains at 10%.