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!
Posts with Tag "cloud payroll"
Our new approver override feature allows full admins to approve requests when approvers are on leave.
Our latest blog post covers the changes to payroll announced in the 2021 budget speech.
Our latest blog post covers the increases to the national minimum wages, due to take effect on 1 March 2021.
We’ve expanded our permissions functionality to include an option for read-only access.
You can now bulk assign leave policies to employees not on the company default policy.
Our blog post today summarises the information contained in the UIF’s update letters for TERS September / October applications.
Today’s blog post contains a refresher on ETI in addition to a filing reminder for those who have not already done so.
Our new blog post aims to shed some light on the newly revamped TERS process by detailing some of the changes made.
We’ve made changes to our user interface on profile pages.
Hourly paid employees can now use self-service to submit their hours worked for the period.
Today’s blog outlines the changes brought by lockdown level 2, as well as giving a comparison between each level of lockdown
We’ve created an automatic quote generator that allows you to receive a formal quote in PDF format straight to your inbox.
We’ve renamed ‘Tax’ on the system to ‘Tax (PAYE)’.
We’ve changed the label for Compassionate Leave to align with the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
We have a new opt-in feature for employee claims via self-service.
Latest blog exploring the new opportunities for businesses, provided by Productivity SA.
We’ve revamped our employee filters to make it more convenient to find and select employees.
We’re introducing a new 3-step process for company transfers.
The repo rate has been decreased to 3.5%, impacting employer loan benefits from 1 August 2020.
We’ve expanded our EMP201 webview to include breakdowns and variances for PAYE, SDL, UIF and ETI.
The blog today covers an important TERS update, the duration of the main Government support measures and alternate support options for you to explore.
Processes to follow should you sadly need to end service of any type on SimplePay.
Here’s a recap of the new features and important information released this past month.
A brief overview of what has changed since the announcement of POPI’s commencement and how this relates to SimplePay.
Update on technical issues experienced in TERS applications for the month of June
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.
Our new ETI breakdown and ETI trace provides more information on how ETI is calculated.
We have added a feature that allows you to view all payslip items without previewing the payslip.
The revised Disaster Management Tax Relief bills have given rise to ETI changes.
A new notification will alert you of foreign employees when submitting UIF Declarations.
Changes to the Employment Tax Incentive Act have been announced in the Second Revised Draft Disaster Management Bill.
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.
As a result of the latest repo rate change, the official interest rate for employer loans will change effective 1 June 2020.
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.
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.
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).
Update on the electronic UIF submission turnaround time, provided through SimplePay.
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.
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.
This is the third in our series of lockdown recap blogs, providing a wide array of information to help you through lockdown
Updates and clarifications on the TERS payouts and employer payments, expansion of the deferment of PAYE, as well as other topical news
A summary of the key points from the Minister For Finance’s speech last Friday, outlining the path forwards.
Updates on the distribution of TERS funding to employees, expansion of the TERS benefit and TERS application tracking.
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.
You can now download pre-populated UI-2.7 forms for employees terminated with codes 9, 10, 17, 18 or 19.
Employers can no longer apply to TERS via email. A new online application method is now available.
A supplementary summary of the developments that have occurred over past week, in addition to answers to further frequently asked questions.
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.
An overview of the COVID-19 TERS scheme, detailing the requirements, rewards and process involved for businesses.
Brief overview on schemes that could provide support to businesses in general, as well as for SMMEs
On Monday 23 March, President Ramphosa announced a 21 day lockdown from 23:59 on Thursday 26 March. Read more in this blog post.
The repo rate has decreased by 100 basis points, resulting in the official interest rate for employer loans changing to 6.25%.
The repo rate has decreased by 25 basis points, resulting in the official interest rate for employer loans changing to 7.25%.
We have upgraded our integration with QuickBooks.
We’ve expanded our feature for custom items based on existing system items.
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.
The Interim Employer Reconciliation filing season with SARS is now open and ends on 31 October 2019.
You can pre-register for access to the new online platform for the Compensation Fund.
The repo rate has decreased by 25 basis points, resulting in the official interest rate for employer loans changing to 7.5%.
You can now change payslip dates in bulk.
You can now inform your employees that they file their tax returns via eFiling and the MobiApp