• Employee's can be paid electronically using the ACB method.

    The ACB payment method has made it simple for you to pay your employees electronically.

    This payment method enables Sage Business Cloud Payroll users to export a file, which you will import into your business bank account to successfully pay your employees…

  • Making the most of the Sage City Community

    We want to answer your who, what, where, when, and how questions so that you have a better understanding of what the Sage City Community is all about.

    • What exactly is a community (Sage City)?

    A community is an online platform where you (customers/partners…

  • OID Earning Limits 2023/2024 - Correction

    It has been noted that two different OID earning limits were published by the Department of Employment and Labour for the 2023 year (March 2023 - Feb 2024).

    The PAGSA…

  • How to Generate Tax Certificates and Clear Validations.

    Tax submissions have been opened from the 1st of April 2023 till the 31st of May 2023.

    As Sage Business Cloud Payroll users you should be able to generate tax certificates however if you have any validations you won't be able to generate tax certificates…

  • South Africa: Annual Employer EMP501 Reconciliation submissions

    The EMP501 Annual Reconciliation submission period for 2022/2023 is from 1 April 2023 until 31 May 2023.

    For more information, please click here and review the timeline section of the South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) PAYE page.

  • Extension date for the 2022 Return of Earnings Submission (March 2022 - February 2023)

    The Director General of Employment and Labour published a Government Notice extending the deadline for the 2022 Return of Earnings (Financial year 2022/2023) submission from 1 April 2023 to 31 May 2023.
  • Streamlining your Monthly UIF declaration.

    Did you know that all registered employers are required to submit their employees' UIF returns to the Department of Employment and Labor by the 7th of each month?


    This can be done on U-filling, but as Sage Business Cloud Payroll users, all of this…

  • Welcome to the new-look Sage City!

    We’ve made some changes to make it easier for you to navigate, join forums, participate in discussions and find resources. We’ve streamlined product pages and simplified product lists, improved visibility of announcements so you can access product notifications…

  • National Minimum Wage effective 1 March 2023

    The Minister of Employment and Labour published a Government Notice increasing the national minimum wage from R23,19 per hour to R25,42 per hour effective 1 March 2023. The R25,42 per hour rate also applies to farm workers and domestic workers, an increase…

  • Budget speech 2023-2024 South Africa

  • Anticipation on the budget speech

    Tomorrow, all eyes will be on South Africa's finance minister, Encoh Godongwana, as he delivers the national budget speech. The focus is on what the budget will encompass.

    What are your thoughts? Leave a comment below

    Country Community Lead

  • Sage ID Announcement

    Please be advised that on Saturday 18th February, at 10 pm, our Sage ID application will undergo scheduled maintenance. We expect the service to be working as expected by 2 am on Sunday 19th February.
    Whilst every effort is being made to minimize the impact…

  • Supporting our community through discussions

    Having joined our community, you probably have the following thought: "What should I do next?

    The answer is that once you've successfully joined our community, we'd appreciate it if you could participate in discussions by sharing some interesting…

  • Business Partners: How to Improve Your Online Presence and Customer Relationships on Sage City

    The Sage City community is an excellent place for Business Partners to interact with customers and build relationships. It's also an opportunity for you to inform a customer about the industry you work in and highlight any special expertise.

    To get…

  • Low or Interest Free Loan/Debt Fringe Benefit - New Repo Rate Effective February 2023

    The repurchase rate (repo rate) increased from 7% to 7.25% on 27 January 2023. As of February, the ‘low or interest-free loan/debt’ fringe benefit should be calculated by using the new ‘official interest rate’.

    The ‘official interest…

  • New Chat Experience is now available

    Our new chat experience is now available from the 26th of January 2023.

    Check it out to familiarise yourself with it.

    Visit the Sage Support Resource Center, select your product, and click on Chat with a representative to start a conversation with a chat…

  • Recognizing your loyalty with Sage Champions

    Do you yearn to:

    • Get exclusive promotional opportunities
    • Be in control of a unique experience
    • Shape Sage and Many more?

    Then Sage Champions is for you. Sage Champions is an exclusive, invite-only community of like-minded customers where you can participate…

  • More on Sage City and what to expect from your posts

    Accessible 24-7 Sage City is an online Community platform where our members can:

    • Ask questions
    • Share product experience
    • Give advice and recommendations to co-workers and subject matter experts.

    It's the ideal setting for fostering growth, support, and…

  • Lets create an amazing community

    Welcome to Sage City - a place to learn and connect with and get advice from other members.

    We would greatly appreciate it if all our members participated and responded to new Sage City questions that are posted here.
    How cool will our community be if…

  • Free E-Learning Course

    It is now simple to get certified in Sage Business Cloud Payroll

    Did you know that Sage Business Cloud Payroll training is now entirely free of charge?

    Please be aware that, as a member of our community, you can now access free training on our Sage University…

  • Getting a helping hand through our Digital Resources

    Using our Resource Center has made it easier for you to receive supportive care from us

    We are aware that you may require our immediate assistance on occasion, which is made simple and painless. As a result, we recommend that you use our Knowledge Base…

  • Adding a message on your employees Pay-slip!

    We would like to wish all our Sage customers and Business Partners a blessed holiday, a happy New Year, and a well-deserved break during the festive season!

    Thank you for your support this year. We'll see you in 2023 as we continue providing you with…

  • What you need to know about Leave and Bonus!

    Did you know that Sage offers, free training for Leave and Bonus? Go to our Sage University link for free training.

    We’ve created a simple infographic with the content of the articles!

    Download the PDF document to learn more about:

    • Separate Pay…
  • Sage Membership is here!

    Sage Membership extends beyond software solutions to provide you with the expert advice and support you require to thrive.

    This fantastic initiative provides Sage Customers and Partners with free access to Member Masterclasses, Community, and Learning…

  • Managing Sage City real-time notifications

    Did you know that you can switch on notifications so that you’re alerted when new discussions and questions are posted on the Sage City forums? It’s easy to do, just follow these few steps:

     Turning on General Discussion and Announcements,…