• Zambia: Tax changes for 2021

    According to the Income Tax (Amendment) Act No 20 of 2020, the following are the tax changes which affect the PAYE: 

    1. Disability tax credit – Section 15(a)

    The new tax credit for differently abled persons is K6 000, K500 per month. 

    1. Tax table …
  • ZAMBIA - National Pension Scheme (NAPSA) ceiling for 2021

    As from 1 January 2021, the new NAPSA earnings ceiling is K23 188 per month.

    The maximum an employee or employer will contribute per month at 5% is K1 159.40. The total maximum contribution by both the employee and employer for 2021 is K2 318.80.

    The contribution…

  • Zambia: NHIMA and WCF Report changes

    The following changes have been made to the Zambia reports:

    Please refer to “What’s new” on your subscription Landing page for more details.

  • Software update: Release 5.5a released on 4 September 2020

    When you launch your system the first time as from 4 September 2020, you will be prompted to update all your payroll companies to Release 5.5a.

    Take note of the important notice on the subscription landing page:

    You will have the option to Update Now (which…

  • Sage Business Cloud Payroll Professional Support Newsflash July 2020

    Click here to view the Sage Business Cloud Payroll Professional Support Newsflash for July 2020.

  • Zambia: New NHIMA Contribution schedule report available

    A new report has been added to the Zambia Reports Menu.

    Zambia introduced a new statutory contribution called The National Health Insurance (NHI) under The National Health Insurance Act No.2 of 2018.

    This is a health insurance scheme that entitles contributing…

  • Release 5.4c: Patch Files (Release date 14 July 2020)

    A patch for Release 5.4c was deployed on the cloud on 14 July 2020 to address a few issues recently reported on Payroll Professional.

    The following were included in the release:

    • Tanzania tax files (applicable from 1 July 2020)
    • Malawi tax files (changes…
  • Zambia: Change in the WCF reporting year effective 1 April 2020

    The Workers Compensation Fund Control Board has issued a public notice which informs employers that the year end for the WCF has changed from 31 March to 31 December.

    The effective date of this change is 1 April 2020.

     The WCF report (Form 14) which the…

  • Zambia: New National Pension Scheme (NAPSA) ceiling for 2020

    As from 1 January 2020, the new NAPSA ceiling is K22 992 per month in Zambia.

    The maximum an employee or employer will contribute per month at 5%, is K1 149.60.

    The total contribution by both the employee and employer for 2020, will not exceed K2 299…

  • Zambia: National Health Insurance – deadline extension

    The NHI registration process has been extended from 10th November 2019 to 10th December 2019.

    Contributions for the month of October can be remitted together with the November returns.

    No levies and penalties will be levied for the October 2019 overdue…

  • Zambia: National Health Insurance - Effective 1 October 2019

    Zambia has introduced a new statutory contribution called The National Health Insurance (NHI) under The National Health Insurance Act No.2 of 2018. This is a health insurance scheme which entitles contributing members to a predetermined set of healthcare…