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Tax implication on PAYE & UIF for 13th cheque staff payouts

Posted 15 October 2015 under Tax Questions



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Ingrid says:
14 October 2015 at 11:08

What is the tax implication on 13th cheque pay outs to staff? (PAYE & UIF)

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
14 October 2015 at 11:43

Is it a normal bonus or based on something like a commission earned?


Ingrid says:
14 October 2015 at 11:51

It is a normal bonus (normal salary x 2) eg if I earn R12000.00 per month, the basic will be R24000.00 for the December salary payouts


TaxTimTaxTim says:
15 October 2015 at 18:37

Then you will be taxed either using the SARS tax rates for R24 000 or if your employer uses the balance of remuneration method they will work out how much tax is due with the bonus and without it and then the tax would be the difference.


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