Posts with Tag "payroll"

SimplePay: Your Partners in Success

    3 minute read    

In this blog post, our customer success team tell us a bit more about who they are, what they do and how this impacts you.

How SimplePay Handles Feature Requests

    3 minute read    

In this blog post, we outline the process that we follow to evaluate feature requests and select features to add to our development pipeline.

Introducing SimplePay Webinars

    1 minute read    

Our new series of webinars provides another easy way to learn more about payroll in South Africa.

New Feature: Pro-Rate Custom Items

    less than 1 minute read    

SimplePay automatically calculates and applies a pro-rate percentage to the Basic Salary of employees if they do not work for a full pay period i.e. the are appointed after the start of a pay period or terminated before the end of a pay period. We’ve received several requests to allow for the pro-rata percentage to be applied to other items, and are delighted to announce that this functionality is now available for certain custom items.

New Feature: Approver Override

    less than 1 minute read    

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

New Feature: Custom Beneficiaries

    1 minute read    

We’ve expanded our beneficiaries functionality so that you can add beneficiaries for custom items.

New Feature: Payslips Export

    less than 1 minute read    

You can now download a ZIP file with all the payslips within a specific date range for selected employees or pay points.

Updated App: Version 2.0

    1 minute read    

We’ve released version 2.0 of our app with more functionality.

UI Tweaks for Profile Pages

    1 minute read    

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

Automatic Quote Generator

    1 minute read    

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

    2 minute read    

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

Employee Filtering Revamp

    1 minute read    

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

Recap for June

    3 minute read    

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

New Feature: End Service Checklist

    1 minute read    

This new feature reminds you of outstanding employer loans and savings when ending an employee’s service.

New: Foreign Employees Notification

    less than 1 minute read    

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

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

    1 minute read    

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

Update to TERS Application Channel

    1 minute read    

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

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

    1 minute read    

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

National Minimum Wage Increase

    1 minute read    

The national minimum wage rates, as specified in the National Minimum Wage Act, will increase by 3.8% from R20 per hour to R20,76 for employees. This minimum wage increase will be effective from 1 March 2020.

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

    1 minute read    

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

Year in Review and Price Adjustment

    1 minute read    

As 2019 (and the decade) draws to a close, we’d like to thank you for choosing SimplePay as your payroll software provider. We really value the loyalty, ideas, feedback and love that we get from you, our clients.

Automatic Logout Feature

    1 minute read    

Our new optional timeout feature allows you to choose how long the system can be left idle for before automatically logging you out of SimplePay.

We’re App Partner of the Year Finalists

    less than 1 minute read    

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.

New Feature: Employee Leave Expiration

    1 minute read    

You can now specify that leave days carried over from the previous leave cycle expires if not used within a specified time frame.

CF Registration

    1 minute read    

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

CF System Update

    less than 1 minute read    

The Compensation Fund has begun the process of modernising and consolidating their systems. As a result, the CF-Filing system has been offline as of 28 August.

Interest Rate Change for Employer Loans

    1 minute read    

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

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference

    1 minute read    

Small changes can make a big difference, so we have added a new leave report and made some tweaks to entitlement policies.

Bulk Actions for Once-off Payslips

    less than 1 minute read    

We are happy to announce that we have increased our bulk actions functionality to include bulk actions for once-off payslips.

Customise System Items

    1 minute read    

SimplePay’s newest feature lets you create custom items that follow the same tax and payroll rules as system items.

ETI Changes to Remuneration Brackets

    1 minute read    

The brackets for employee earnings that ETI can be claimed on have been updated to account for inflation.

Increased COIDA Threshold

    less than 1 minute read    

The Minister of Labour announced in Government Gazette No. 42092 that there would be an increase in the OID earnings threshold under Section 83 (8) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act no. 130 of 1993).

National Minimum Wage Act

    1 minute read    

The new national minimum wage is set at R20 per hour effective from 1 January 2019.