• Reminder: Deadline for the Employer Annual Reconciliation Submission Period for 2023/2024 - 31 May 2024

    The deadline for Employers to submit their Annual EMP501 Reconciliation to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) for the 2023/2024 tax year is Friday 31 May 2022. If you have not submitted your reconciliation as yet, we urge you to start as soon…
  • South Africa: Employer Annual EMP501 Reconciliation submission (1 April 2024 until 31 May 2024)

    The Employer Annual EMP501Reconciliation submission period for 2023/2024 is from 1 April 2024 until 31 May 2024. as confirmed with the South African Revenue Services (SARS). During this period, employers are required to submit their annual reconciliation…
  • Have your started preparations for Tax Year-end 2023/2024?

    February is the shortest on the calendar, but also the most important month for South African payrolls - its the last month of the tax year! Here are a few tips shared on the community, which might help you to get your payroll ready for tax year-end…
  • South Africa: How can I prepare for the EMP501 Annual Employer Reconciliation Declaration to SARS (2022/2023)

    The South Africa Revenue Services require employers to submit accurate and correct information during the submission period, and employers can check the following for a successful submissions The months of January and February allow employers to check…
  • Tax year-end | Copy systems

    We are approaching the end of the payroll tax year, and this means that payroll administrators must make copy systems , before starting the new payroll tax year (i.e., March 2022). These copy systems can then be used at a later stage, when preparing for…
  • Tax year-end copy systems/copy instances

    We are approaching the end of the payroll tax year and this means that users must make copy systems/copy instances, before starting a new tax year (March 2021). These system copies will be used at a later stage when preparing for the EMP501 Annual Reconciliation…
  • Tax Year-end 2020 Copy systems

    All RSA users (Sage Classic, Sage Premier and Sage 200c VIP) must make a copy of their payroll system before completing a "Start New Period’’ from Feb ruary 2020 into Mar ch 2020. This is necessary as employees year to date figures will clear when payroll…
  • Countdown to tax year-end: Two weeks to go!

    We are approaching the final period in the tax year. This means that there are important year-end processes to complete. All payroll administrators must start preparing in advance to ensure a successful EMP501 Annual Employer Reconciliation Submission…
  • Tax Year-end 2020 - Who to contact guide

    Need help this tax year-end and not sure who would be best to assist? SARS, Sage or a tax practitioner perhaps? We have made things easier by breaking down the year-end process for you and providing insight into who will be able to best assist with…
  • Sage 200c VIP and Sage VIP Support Newsflash December 2019

    Click here to view the Sage 200c VIP and Sage VIP Newsflash for December 2019.
  • Employer Annual Reconciliation (EMP501) 2018/2019 Submission Dates - 17 April 2019 to 31 May 2019

    Please note that the annual reconciliation submission period will open on 17 April 2019 and close on 31 May 2019 . There has been no notifications on the SARS website, however The Payroll Authors of Group of South Africa (PAGSA) has confirmed the submission…
  • Sage VIP & Sage 200c VIP Support Snippets March 2019

    Click here to view the Sage 200c VIP and Sage VIP Support Snippets Sage Year-end Centre Now available! 24/7 year-end resources and information Closing the books for 2019? We’re here to help. Join industry peers, certified partners, and Sage pros…
  • Release 5.2a: OID Report (used to complete Was.8 Return of Earnings) Excel template reflects incorrect OID limit (R 458 520 instead of R 430 944)

    Release 5.2a is available on the Customer Zone and all RSA users must install the new software on the Tax Year-end Copy System. The reason why users must install the update is due to IRP5 validation changes included in the software. We have identified…
  • VIP Classic & VIP Premier | Need assistance with your Tax Year-end submission?

    Are you in need of an incredibly cost-effective way of obtaining consulting assistance during Tax Year-end? Why not attend a Group consultation to ensure that you have all your EMP501 reconciliation procedures covered successfully? We are able to…
  • Keep your edge this Tax Year-End with Sage

    We are introducing the Sage Tax Year-end page for 2019/2020 , with all information for the coming tax year. Click here for a summary of the budget speech and how it affects your payroll. On this page your will have access to: Salary Tax Calculator…
  • Sage 200c VIP and Sage VIP Support Newsflash February 2019

    Click here to view the Sage 200c VIP and Sage VIP Newsflash for February 2019 Important System Information Latest Software Release Release 5.2a will be available on 7 March 2019. This compulsory update must be installed in both your live and…
  • Sage Year-end Centre has launched!

    We are excited to announce the launch of the Sage Year-end Centre for Sage 200c VIP and Sage VIP ! Click here to visit the Year-end Centre page on Sage City What does the Year-end Centre offer you? All the important information and support…