Posts with Tag "uif"

TERS Update and Claims for Workers Affected by Unrest

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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.

UIF TERS Update – Applications open for Annexure A Establishments

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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.

TERS Extension: 16 March to 25 July 2021

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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.

UIF Payment Process Relaxed

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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.

COVID-19 TERS Update

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Our latest blog post covers the information released in the UIF’s latest TERS update letter.

TERS Update and September Recap

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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

July Recap Blog

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Recap of the month of July and a look ahead to what’s waiting for in August.

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.

Lockdown Recap Blog #5

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Recap blog, summarising the recent content covered over the past fortnight.

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.

UIF Submission Update

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

New Feature: Individual UI 19 Forms

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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.

Lockdown Recap and FAQ #1

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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.

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.

2017 UIF Increase: The Facts

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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.

UIF Reform Postponed

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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.

UIF Limit Increased

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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.