Hiring in Estonia

A former Soviet Republic, Estonia (Eesti Vabariik) is a member of the European Union and a flourishing independent democracy that rates highly in terms of GDP and ease of doing business. Estonia is famous for its rich history, innovative tech industry and digital-first approach to international business.

Employers from across the world are attracted to Estonia because of the country’s progressive ethos, strong local economy, high human development index, and solid democratic system. It is easy to hire in Estonia and Estonians enjoy some of the best working practices and employment laws in the former CIS nations, as well as Europe.

Estonia has built a reputation as an international hub for tech talent. As well as investing large amounts into education specially for IT and communications skill sets, Estonia has some of the highest internet speeds on earth and a fully-developed gig economy centred around IT services on a global scale. This makes Estonia a popular talent pool for many tech firms.

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Why use TopSource Worldwide in Estonia?

We free your teams from the burden of managing payroll across borders, working diligently to ensure a seamless process across all activities.

We’ll manage the data flow from you to every local market and will return data to you in a readable format for each of your key teams, including payroll journals if needed.

Our services combine process excellence with a human-centric approach, and our top priority is always the care and compliance of your payroll — no matter where in the world you operate.


  • Leverage our experience and ensure in-country Payroll compliance.
  • Reduce processing and back office time.
  • Align processes, reducing complexity and risk
  • A single, centrally managed payroll system that delivers a fluid and consistent service to you and your employees.
  • Flexibility of service — adapting to your needs, regardless of the market.
  • The option to work with other providers you already have in place, if needed.
  • Global HR data management and data tracking where required.
  • Global payments support for both employees and authorities.
  • A dedicated team and account manager so that you always have a central point of contact

What TopSource Worldwide provides in Estonia

  • Simplicity – we provide one monthly consolidated invoice for the services provided inclusive of salaries, taxes, fees and employee expenses. This reduces banking costs and your finance teams time spent.
  • One point of contact – a single Account manager looking after all your Payroll.
  • Compliance – all funds payable to the employee are processed through payroll. You receive monthly evidence of taxation paid to the competent authorities in country.
  • All services are provided by in-country experts that are professionally qualified in their respective fields.
  • Electronic payslips for all employees.
  • All Statutory filing completed by TopSource Worldwide.

We appreciate each situation and business is different. That is why we offer a consultative and bespoke solution to every client. We know one size does not ‘fit all’.

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