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Is PAYE deducted on a basic wage or on a wage including provident contributions from the employer ?

Posted 16 October 2015 under Tax Questions



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Idiot says:
15 October 2015 at 15:14

I need a wage structure where the employer contributes 8% to a provident fund and the employee contributes 7. 5% to the same provident fund. How and when is PAYE deducted? Do you add the 8% to the basic wage and then deduct PAYE?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
15 October 2015 at 18:29

The employer contribution to a provident fund is not taxable in the hands of the employee so you can ignore that for PAYE purposes.


Idiot says:
16 October 2015 at 8:56

Very helpful.Thank you.


TaxTimTaxTim says:
16 October 2015 at 18:56

Only a pleasure!


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