• TERS Benefit extended - Online submission template

    The Minster of Employment and Labour has extended the TERS benefit from 16 March 2021 to 25 July 2021. Click to read more TERS Benefit Extended

    Our Product Delivery Team have reviewed the TERS Extension Employer Letter dated 18 July 2021, and an updated…

  • TERS Benefit Extended

    The Minster of Employment and Labour has extended the TERS benefit from 16 March 2021 to 25 July 2021. Please click here to view the new Direction.

    Currently no new CVS template has been made available by the Fund for this application period and it is…

  • TERS Benefit Extended - Update

    The Minster of Employment and Labour has published a new Direction. Please click here to view the new Direction.

    The changes contained in the new Direction are indicated in this original post in red:

    TERS Benefit Extended from 16 October 2020 to 15 March…

  • Withdrawal of TERS Effective 15 October 2020

    The Minister of Employment and Labour has withdrawn the Covid-19 TERS (Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme) effective 15 October 2020.

    Qualifying employers can claim TERS for qualifying employees until 15 October 2020, after this, TERS will no longer…

  • TERS Benefit Extended until 15 November 2020

    According to Government Gazette 43693, the TERS benefit shall remain in operation for as long as the declaration of Covid-19, in terms of the National Disaster Management Act, as a national disaster subsist or until withdrawn by the Minister, whichever…

  • New deadlines for TERS benefit applications

    • TERS benefit applications for March 2020 to May 2020 will close on 25 September 2020,
    • TERS benefit applications for June 2020 will close on 15 October 2020, and
    • TERS benefit applications for July to 15 September 2020 will close 30 October 2020

    No further…

  • TERS benefits extended until 15 September 2020

    The Minister of Employment and Labour published a new TERS Direction.

    This Direction is effective 16 August 2020 and shall remain in operation for as long as the declaration of the Covid-19, in terms of the National Disaster Management Act, as a national…

  • C19 TERS Report: Extension of TERS benefit and new TERS Direction (19/08/2020)

    The South African Minister of Employment and Labour published a new TERS Direction.

    This Direction is effective 27 June 2020 and extends the TERS benefits until 15 August 2020 with new rules.

    Below is a summary of the changes/new information.

    Categories…

  • TERS Benefit Webinar hosted by Rob Cooper

    Rob Cooper recently presented a webinar on TERS reporting and other Covid-19 relief measures.

    View recording of the sessions here.

  • Covid-19 TERS: Benefit Application Process Guidelines

    The Department of Employment and Labour has published a TERS Guide on what happens after application as well as a video explaining and illustrating the online TERS application procedure.

    • To access the guide, click here
    • To watch the video, click here.
  • C19 TERS (Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme) - Amended Directive released 15/05/2020

    The Minister of Employment and Labour has issued a new amended TERS Directive.

    Previous posts related to the TERS Directive:

  • Updated Important Information: Release 5.4c

    The following message has been updated on the landing page of Sage Business Cloud Payroll Professional: Updated (27/05/2020)

    National Treasury and SARS published a second draft Disaster Management Tax Relief Bill on 19 May 2020. This revised draft Bill…

  • Covid-19 Tax Relief and UIF TERS Benefit webinar - recording available

    Sage Seminars in association with PAGSA presented a live webinar on 29 April 2020 where Rob Cooper provided insights on Covid-19 Tax Relief and UIF TERS benefit.

    If you were unable to join the webinar, you still have the opportunity to view the recording…

  • C19 TERS Report: FAQ documents and Solution User Guide made available by the Department of Employment and Labour

    The Department of Employment and Labour (DoEL) has published a new TERS FAQ document and a TERS Solution User Guide.

    These documents contain more information on how the TERS benefit is calculated, which employees and employers qualify for the benefit and…

  • Covid-19 Tax Relief and UIF TERS Benefit webinar

    Sage Seminars in association with the PAGSA will be hosting a free live Webinar on the 29 April 2020 from 09:00 - 11.30. 

    In this Webinar, Rob Cooper will update you on:

    • Facts and information on the various tax relief measures
    • Details of the very valuable…
  • Covid-19: TERS Reporting Requirements

    Over the past few weeks we have posted various information on Sage City. Below are the links to all the posts covering the relevant topics around the relief options available, with many of them containing overlapping content:

  • UIF-Covid 19 TERS National Disaster Application system now available (15/04/2020)

    The Department of Employment and Labour (DoEL) has created an online system for TERS applications.

    Please see link below to access the online system.

    https://uifecc.labour.gov.za/covid19/

    The users can either apply using the online system or email covid19ters…

  • Covid-19: Draft Disaster Management Tax Relief and Relief Administration Bill (published 1 April 2020)

    The following information was published on 1 April 2020 and is available on the SARS website (https://www.sars.gov.za/Media/Pages/CoronaVirus.aspx):

    "Following the media statement issued by the Minister of Finance on 29 March 2020 on Tax Measures to Combat…

  • Webinar: Covid-19 RSA ETI Legislation Changes

    As communicated in our Sage City post here, there will be a software update later in April.

    This is an extremely busy time with an ever increase in the demand for support. To assist you with Covid-19 ETI Legislation changes on the payroll we will be hosting…

  • Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS) - Prescribed file template requirement

    We are aware that attached email is currently being circulated by the Department of Employment and Labour to employers.

    TERS Email from Department of Employment and Labour.pdf

    In the email they request a specific template (pipe delimited CSV file) from employers…

  • COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (RSA)

    The South African Minister of Employment and Labour has issued a Directive called Covid19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (C19 TERS) effective 26 March 2020.

    This Directive will remain in operation for a period of 3 months or until it is withdrawn…