Currency South African Rand
Date Format dd/mm/yyyy
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1.00% - Unemployment
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Employee //= json_encode($tax_row) ?> //= $tax_row['total'] ?> //= json_encode($tax_row) ?> 18% - Up to 195,850
35,253 + 26% taxable income above 195,850 - 195,850 - 305,850
305,850 + 31% taxable income above 305,850 - 305,850 - 423,300
100,263 + 36% taxable income above 423,300 - 423,300 - 555,600
147,891 + 39% taxable income above 555,600 - 555,600 - 708,310
207,448 + 41% taxable income above 708,310 - 708,310 - 1,500,000
532,041 + 45% taxable income above 1,500,000 - Above 1,500,000
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Termination Process Employers who wish to terminate the employment of a worker must provide written notice, or payment in leiu. Notice period is dependent on seniorty in the company. >Under 6 Months: 1 week notice >6 months to 1 year: 2 weeks notice >Atleast 1 year: 4 weeks notice.
Advance Notice Agreed with the employer prior to signing the employment contract.
Severance Pay The severance payment is one week of regular wages per each year worked in the company.
Pension Fund 27.5% of workers wage is contributed to the pension funds.
Social Security Employers contribute 2% of workers wages, while employees contribute 1% of their salary.
General Minimum monthly wage is about 3,500 ZAR monthly (277 USD)
Paid Time Off
Vacation days Employees are entitled to 21 consecutive days leave (or one day for every 17 worked).
Sick days For every 6 months worked, the employee receives 30 sick days (for 5 days worked in the week) or 36 sick days (for 6 days worked in the week)
Maternity Leave Expecting mothers are entitled to 4 months leave for the birth of their child. Pay is at discresion of the employer.
Paternity Leave 10 days paternity leave. Pay is at the discresion of the employer.
Parental Leave No statutory requirement.
General Full-time employmnet is considered 45 hours weekly, and 9 hours daily. * This amount is subject to contractual agreement, and oftentimes is less).
Overtime Overtime is voluntary and must be agreed upon by employer and employee in advance. The max overtime allowance is 3 hours daily or 10 hours in one week.
General 15% standard rate.
General 1 The salaries are paid on monthly basis for work done between the first and last day of the month. Employers are required to pay the wages by the end of the month.