If relevant to the calculation of pay, the following should also be shown on the payslip:
Employee’s pay and overtime rates
Number of ordinary and overtime hours worked
Number of hours worked on a Sunday […]
Contents of Pay Slips
The following information should be reflected on a payslip:
Employer’s name and address
Period for which payment is made
Total salary or […]
Each time workers are paid, employers must give them a payslip containing details of employment, earnings, deductions and the value of their net pay.
Use your Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence is an essential skill for a payroll administrator.
Self Awareness: The payroll department may be stressful to work in, and requires minimal errors. […]
Educate your clients
Understanding how payroll works is not an easy; explain the different payment terms to internal clients, for example “cost to company” and “basic pay”.
Educate your internal […]
How then should a payroll department manage this sensitive relationship between the department and its clients?
It is important to understand the diverse methods of communication that may be […]
businessdictionary.com defines internal clients as “employees who receive services produced elsewhere in an organisation as inputs to their work.”
To simplify the definition, the payroll department is an […]
The contract cannot be ended before the learnership has ended. It ends when the learnership is completed or if the learnership agreement is ended because of specific reasons.
Based on Legislation […]
The contract must contain the information specified in Sectoral Determination 5: Learnerships.
Based on Legislation in Section 18, of the Skills Development […]
If employees are taken on into learnerships, , i.e. they are already working for the employer, they do not need to get a new contract.
This is based on Legislation in Section 18 of the Skills […]
Unemployed learners should have contracts of employment if taken on by companies into learnership agreements. The terms of the contract should specifically state that it is a Learnership Contract, and this comes […]
Please remember that a tax directives cannot be transferred to a new place of employment. If an employee chooses to resign from their place of employment they will have to apply for new tax directive. […]
Copies of letters of employment, service contracts and other relevant documents are required for verification of the terms and conditions of employment.
Should a lump sum payment be requested before the directive was issued, the payment must be taxed based on the tax tables for the year of assessment. The Employee may at a later stage, when he has the directive, […]
If the change is approved, SARS will issue a directive with a directive number and the amount or percentage that should be deducted for the amount that is about to be paid
A company should also apply for a Tax Directive when making any Lumps Sum payments to an Employee. Note that the employer has to submit this request to SARS on behalf of the employee.
As a Tax Payer we are allowed to apply for a Tax Directive from SARS to be taxed at a different tax percentage other that set out in the Tax Tables.
According to the SARS (South African Revenue Service) website “A tax is issued by SARS to instruct the employer / fund how to deduct employees’ tax from certain payments where the prescribed tax tables do not […]
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Remember that the main goal of the payroll department is to ensure that all employees are paid on time and correctly, and that all legal requirements are fulfilled. This will help you reduce any possible conflict […]