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Reports update: Africa Reports for Sage VIP Premier on Release 5.8a (August 2022) for Mauritius and Tanzania

New report files are now available on the  Sage Portal and Software Downloads  for the following Africa tax countries:

Country Report Details
Mauritius Mauritius Monthly PAYE and Contribution Return A new column has been added for “Emoluments excluding Exempts and Statutory End-of-Year Bonus”. A new user selection option for Taxable Income Exc. Year End Bonus has been added.
Tanzania Tanzania WCF Report WCF percentage updated The Workers Compensation regulations have been amended to reduce the Workers Compensation Fund (WCF) contribution rate from 0.6% to 0.5%

Please review to the Additional Information document for more details (also included with the download file).

Take note: Ensure your payroll system is on Release 5.8a before extracting the report files to your folder

How to download the report files from the Sage Portal

  • Click here to access the Sage Portal
  • Log in with your Sage Portal credentials
  • Click on Software Downloads
  • Select Sage Premier
  • Select Sage VIP Premier Release 5.8a
  • Scroll to the Africa Tax Files & Reports section
  • Locate the July Africa Reports download section
  • Download the Installation Notes and Additional Notes
  • Download the software file "", which will save to your selected browser Downloads folder

How to download the report files from the Software Downloads page

  • Click here to access the Software Downloads page
  • Click on the Africa tab
  • Download the report path file "Africa Report changes for Premier: R58a (August 2022)
  • The file "" will be downloaded to your selected browser Downloads folder

How to install the reports files to your payroll application

Once the file has been downloaded to your computer:

  • Create a Full System backup prior to installing the report files
  • Locate the downloaded file in your selected browser Downloads folder
  • Right-click on the file and select to open with Windows Explorer
  • Click on Extract and select Extract all
  • Select your payroll application system folder as destination to extract files, and click Extract
  • When prompted to overwrite the files, say Yes

Should you require assistance, contact Sage via e-mail sagehr&[email protected] (click here for more details)