UIF Registration

UIF Registration, Department of labour or SARS? UIF registration

When considering registering for the UIF,  firstly, there is one major thing to consider.

Either to register at the department of labour or SARS.

Who is required to register?

Anyone who employees someone for a period of more than 24 hours ( 2 days) in a month.

UIF Registration for domestic workers, Gardeners & Casual labourers

You are required to register at the department of labour if none of your employees earn more than R 6,509 per month in the current tax year.

UIF Registration for salaried employees & small businesses (SARS).

You are required to register at SARS if any of your employees earn more than R6,510 per month.

Please note that when registering for UIF at SARS, you also need to register for PAYE.

UIF Benefits

The following are the benefits of registering for UIF

  • Peace of mind because you are now compliant with legislation.
  • Short term employee benefit payments to employees on maternity leave.
  • Short term employee benefit payments to employees on adoption leave.
  • Employee benefit payments to employees on extended sick leave.
  • Short term benefit payments to dependents of deceased employee contributor.

UIF Calculation ( How much does it cost every month)

The UIF contribution is 2% of the Gross Monthly Remuneration.

However, the maximum contribution is R297.44 per month or R3,569.28 per annum.