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Contract models for freelancers

Simple solutions based on your needs

Self-employed without your own company? No problem.
With PayrollPlus you can look for your own clients and use your preferred contract model in order to invoice them in accordance with the law.

Social protection and insurance cover

Regardless if you use the contract models of PayrollPlus as a freelancer, contractor or consultant, we will pay your salary. This means you will be registered for our collective insurance (sick day allowance, accident insurance, pension fund) automatically. OASI, child allowance and tax contributions deducted at source will be paid by PayrollPlus and you can claim unemployment support (ALV).



Conventional staff leasing and two innovative contract models

Please choose your preferred contract model.
Note the different agreements that need to be fulfilled for each contract model.


Staff leasing
(AVG: Arbeitsvermittlungsgesetz  – Staff Leasing Law)
PayrollPlus Flex
Contract/service contract (Code of Obligations)
PayrollPlus Smart
Transfer of your contract (OR)
Focus is on the settlement of hours workedFocus is on the fulilment of the contractYou wish to use your own contracts
Duration and level of employmentGuaranteedNot guaranteedGuaranteed in your own contract
Salary/remunerationGuaranteed by youAgreed between you and contractor for performance of the contract/serviceAgreed in your own contract
Right to issue
Lies with the deployment companyLies with contractor, not youLies with you
Employment contractBetween you and PayrollPlus in accordance with article 19 of the AVGOn commission between PayrollPlus and contractorBetween you and employee
Adherence to labor
By PayrollPlusBy PayrollPlusBy you
Contract confirmation/agreementMust be signed by you in accordance with article 22 of the AVGBetween you and contractorBetween you and PayrollPlus; PayrollPlus handles salary payments, insurance, OASI/ALV deductions
Credit checkYour company is in Switzerland: you must be solvent

Your company is abroad: deposit to cover the salary costs

None – contractor can use the PayrollPlus online tool to send invoicesNone
Notice periods
  • Two days from first to third month
  • Seven days from fourth to sixth month
  • One month from seventh month onwards

Longer notice periods are possible

  • As agreed between you contractor
  • Between PayrollPlus and contractor: two days in trial period, then one month
Based on own contract, but at least in accordance with CO/NAV/CBA
Trial periodsThree monthsThree monthsThree months
Value added taxYes, on total invoice amountYes, on total invoice amountNo on salary costs, yes on PayrollPlus fees
Payment of salaryWithin two working days of receipt of approved time sheet, automatically on 25th day of month for monthly salaryWithin two days of receipt of payment from clientWithin two days of receipt of our payment, on 25th day of month for monthly salary

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