A Guide to UIF for Employers

The Unemployment Insurance Act and Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act apply to all employers and workers, but not to –

  • workers working less than 24 hours a month for an employer;
  • learners;
  • public servants;
  • foreigners working on contract;
  • workers who get a monthly State (old age) pension; or
  • workers who only earn commission.

Registration and Declarations

  • Employers must register themselves and their worker/s as soon as they employ someone.
  • Employers must also inform the UIF of changes (e.g. new workers appointed or changes in salary) before the 7th of every month.
  • Based on Legislation in Section 56, of the Unemployment Insurance Act, Employers must deduct 1% of their workers’ pay for UIF.
  • Based on Legislation in Section 7, of the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, Employers must pay the 1% they deducted from workers, together with 1% from themselves to the UIF or SARS before the 7th of every month.
  • Based on Legislation in Section 6, Section 8, Section 9, of the Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act

Register your employee for UIF by clicking here

Sources:

www.labour.gov.za

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