Posts with Tag "cloud payroll"

How working from home may have cut your tax bill

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At SimplePay we love going the extra mile for our customers and their employees. Normally this involves making your payroll obligations a breeze, but sometimes there are aspects of income tax law that we like to highlight as they can benefit both you and your employees!

New Feature: Approver Override

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Our new approver override feature allows full admins to approve requests when approvers are on leave.

Budget Speech – 24 February 2021

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Our latest blog post covers the changes to payroll announced in the 2021 budget speech.

National Minimum Wage Increase

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Our latest blog post covers the increases to the national minimum wages, due to take effect on 1 March 2021.

TERS: Updates and Clarifications

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Our new blog post aims to shed some light on the newly revamped TERS process by detailing some of the changes made.

UI Tweaks for Profile Pages

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We’ve made changes to our user interface on profile pages.

Lockdown Level 2

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Today’s blog outlines the changes brought by lockdown level 2, as well as giving a comparison between each level of lockdown

Automatic Quote Generator

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We’ve created an automatic quote generator that allows you to receive a formal quote in PDF format straight to your inbox.

PAYE vs Income Tax

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We’ve renamed ‘Tax’ on the system to ‘Tax (PAYE)’.

Employee Filtering Revamp

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We’ve revamped our employee filters to make it more convenient to find and select employees.

Ending Service on SimplePay

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Processes to follow should you sadly need to end service of any type on SimplePay.

Recap for June

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Here’s a recap of the new features and important information released this past month.

Update: June TERS Applications

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Update on technical issues experienced in TERS applications for the month of June

New Feature: Show More Payslip Info

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We have added a feature that allows you to view all payslip items without previewing the payslip.

Additional COVID-19 ETI Changes

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The revised Disaster Management Tax Relief bills have given rise to ETI changes.

New: Foreign Employees Notification

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A new notification will alert you of foreign employees when submitting UIF Declarations.

Upcoming ETI changes for the May EMP201

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Changes to the Employment Tax Incentive Act have been announced in the Second Revised Draft Disaster Management Bill.

TERS Applications for May Open

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This blog provides details on the opening of COVID-19 TERS applications, as well outlining the key differences between this month’s and April’s processes

TERS: Foreign Workers Update

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In this blog we reiterate points that were shared in a UIF webinar relating to TERS applications for foreign employees.

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

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As a result of the latest repo rate change, the official interest rate for employer loans will change effective 1 June 2020.

UIF Submissions Update: 18/05/2020

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Update on the progress of the UIF’s processing time of submissions, especially in relation to TERS, as well as measures we are taking to aid the process.

COVID-19 TERS Update

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Summary of the latest guide from the UIF, aimed at providing guidance to employers, post submission. Also details for those intending to apply in May.

New SARS Code and System Item for Disaster Relief Funds

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We have created a new system item to assist with the special tax treatment and reporting requirements for COVID-19 relief payments from various organisations, such as the South African Future Trust (SAFT).

UIF Submission Update

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Update on the electronic UIF submission turnaround time, provided through SimplePay.

Employment Tax Validation Process

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An overview of SARS’ employment tax validation process, as well as updates on the SDL payment holiday and the recent expansion to parental leave benefits.

Lockdown Update: 8 May

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In today’s blog we have an important update on how best to interpret employee TERS benefit entitlements and the effect of additional payments by employers to employees participating under the scheme. We shall also touch base on tracking of UIF applications, updates from SARS and cast our eyes forward with respect to ETI.

Lockdown Recap Blog #3

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This is the third in our series of lockdown recap blogs, providing a wide array of information to help you through lockdown

Lockdown Update – 29 April

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Updates and clarifications on the TERS payouts and employer payments, expansion of the deferment of PAYE, as well as other topical news

Lockdown Update – 28 April

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A summary of the key points from the Minister For Finance’s speech last Friday, outlining the path forwards.

Lockdown Update – 24 April

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Updates on the distribution of TERS funding to employees, expansion of the TERS benefit and TERS application tracking.

Lockdown Update – 23 April

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This blog summarises both updates to the TERS process and details of the new economic measures that were revealed by President Ramaphosa to aid businesses.

Update to TERS Application Channel

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Employers can no longer apply to TERS via email. A new online application method is now available.

Lockdown Recap #2

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A supplementary summary of the developments that have occurred over past week, in addition to answers to further frequently asked questions.

COVID-19 UIF Quick Reference Guide

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In an effort to alleviate payroll strain and to make the various UIF codes and forms simpler for employers to understand, we have put together a summary of how these all work.

Support for Business – COVID-19 TERS

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An overview of the COVID-19 TERS scheme, detailing the requirements, rewards and process involved for businesses.

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

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The repo rate has decreased by 100 basis points, resulting in the official interest rate for employer loans changing to 6.25%.

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

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The repo rate has decreased by 25 basis points, resulting in the official interest rate for employer loans changing to 7.25%.

We’re App Partner of the Year Finalists

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SimplePay is delighted and proud to announce that we have been chosen by Xero as a finalist for the App Partner of the Year: South Africa.

Interim Filing Season Now Open

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The Interim Employer Reconciliation filing season with SARS is now open and ends on 31 October 2019.

CF Registration

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You can pre-register for access to the new online platform for the Compensation Fund.

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

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The repo rate has decreased by 25 basis points, resulting in the official interest rate for employer loans changing to 7.5%.

Tax Return Submissions Are Open

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You can now inform your employees that they file their tax returns via eFiling and the MobiApp