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The national minimum wage bill

The NMW Bill has been passed by the National Assembly and sent for concurrence to the National Council of Provinces.

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Cabinet approves National Minimum Wage

Cabinet has approved the National Minimum Wage Bill, Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill and Labour Relations Amendment Bill. These bills will now be submitted to the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces for concurrence and enactment.

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Employers urged to submit annual reconciliations

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has reminded employers to submit their 2016 Annual Employer Reconciliations (EMP501’s) for the period 1 March 2015, to 29 February 2016, to SARS, by 31 May 2016.

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Skills Development Act Regulations – two sets are currently relevant

For those new to skills development it is sometimes confusing and difficult to find out how employers should participate. Many employers know that it is possible to gain a refund of part of the skills levy they have paid, the question is how to achieve that refund. The Skills Development Act itself doesn't provide all the necessary information because critical information is found in the Regulations issued under the Act. Currently two sets of Regulations are important to participating employers. This article explains.
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Making payroll count


CRS Technologies, a leading provider of HR & Payroll services and solutions, is one of a growing number of businesses that support the Payroll Giving South Africa initiative.

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The Employment Tax Incentive is a Human Resource Issue

Many Human Resource Managers - like many small business owners - don't see anything to do with tax as their area of expertise or interest.  Mention the word tax in an email and it will be forwarded to the Payroll Department, the bookkeeper or the accountant.

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Employment tax information for Africa

While Employment Tax reporting ended 31 May in South Africa and the country can take a breather, other countries on the continent are preparing for tax legislation changes and year-ends in June.

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Join the 2014 annual payroll and tax seminar


The annual budget speech delivered by the Minister of Finance is often viewed with a healthy dose of foreboding by payroll administrators across the country.

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Will new employment tax incentive cause hiring bias?

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Government has welcomed the adoption of the Employment Tax Incentive Bill, which is aimed at reversing the high levels of youth unemployment.

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Reduced retirement charges could double pensioner's benefit

The National Treasury says pensioners could get more when they retire if retirement income charges are reduced.

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