Today’s post covers the opening of TERS applications for new claim codes, as well as some information about the recently announced benefit program for workers affected by the recent civil unrest in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
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Today we follow on from our previous blog post, in which we discussed the latest iteration of the UIF’s Temporary Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) initiative for the most recent lockdown periods between 16 March and 25 July 2021.
As promised in our last blog post, the aim of today’s post is to give an overview of the new COVID-19 TERS Direction and the process to apply for and receive TERS benefits.
The UIF contribution ceiling has been increased from R14 872 to R17 712, effective from 1 June 2021.
In this post, we discuss the requirements for non-sectoral TERS claims which can be made from 13 April 2021.
This blog post highlights important information on the TERS extension.
To reduce queueing at labour centres the UIF is cutting back on red tape and engaging directly with employers. To find out more details, read our latest blog post.
Our latest blog post covers the information released in the UIF’s latest TERS update letter.
Our blog today covers the recent overhaul of the TERS process, as well as some important changes for businesses brought by Level one of lockdown
Recap of the month of July and a look ahead to what’s waiting for in August.
Overview of the Budget 31 conference speech by the Department of Labour, covering the announcement of an extension to COVID-19 TERS, amongst other related proposals.
We’ve expanded our EMP201 webview to include breakdowns and variances for PAYE, SDL, UIF and ETI.
A brief consolidation on the TERS application process for the month of May and update on June applications.
New feature: retrieve your monthly UIF submission and responses from the UIF effortlessly from SimplePay
In addition to the existing tax trace and the new ETI trace announced on 5 June 2020, we now also have a UIF, SDL and Retirement Deduction trace.
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
In this blog we reiterate points that were shared in a UIF webinar relating to TERS applications for foreign employees.
New feature for UIF submissions: now both submissions and responses from the UIF can be downloaded for better record keeping.
Recap blog, summarising the recent content covered over the past fortnight.
You can now download the files for UIF Declarations that were successfully submitted to the Department of Labour.
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.
Update on the electronic UIF submission turnaround time, provided through SimplePay.
You can now download pre-populated UI-2.7 forms for employees terminated with codes 9, 10, 17, 18 or 19.
Update 21 April: The Department of Employment and Labour has opened a dedicated UIF toll free hotline, running 8am – 10pm Monday to Friday. The number is 0800 030 007.
Update 23 April: We have received confirmation that the TERS benefit paid by employers to their employees will not be subject to PAYE, SDL or UIF. You may pay this amount off-system if you choose, but we recommend waiting until we have updated our system to include a new TERS benefit item. We will send out a notification when the system has been updated.
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.
On Monday 23 March, President Ramphosa announced a 21 day lockdown from 23:59 on Thursday 26 March. Read more in this blog post.
South Africa’s new parental, adoption and commission parent leave is effective.
Learners and employees who intend to repatriate must now contribute to UIF from 1 March 2018.
There has recently been an increase in the limit that must be used when UIF benefits are calculated. However, the limit for monthly contributions has not changed yet. The maximum monthly contributions are still R148.72 for employer and employee. As soon as a change to the contribution limit is announced, our system will be updated to keep you compliant.
In February, the Finance Minister announced a proposed reform that would see the UIF earnings cap reduced to R1000. This essentially means that no matter how much anyone earns, UIF deductions would only be calculated from a maximum amount of R1000.
From 1 Oct. 20012, the annual limit for income subject to UIF contributions has increased from R149,736 to R178,464. That results in a new monthly limit of R14,872 and a weekly limit of R3,432.