EMP form so as to have a smooth Employer Reconciliation period (interim and declaration via the EMP, rather than historically via the EMP Forms include –. •EMP – Reconciliation Declaration. •EMP – Certificate cancellation Declaration. •EMP – Reconciliation declaration Adjustment. The Employer Reconciliation process requires employers to submit EMP The submission of EMP forms via post or by placing it in the drop box at a.
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IRP5 / EMP501 SALARIES AND WAGES RECONCILIATION
During this time the EMP reconciliations that cover the period of 1 st March to 29 th February must be submitted. The reconciliation noted in point 7 in the above checklist involves matching the PAYE, Unemployment Insurance Fund and Skills Development Levy contributions which were due during the tax year, with all the payments that were made to SARS and checking these values against the total of all the tax certificates issued at year end.
It only relates to the taxes paid and does not include additional tax, penalties or interest. The tax certificate value, tax liability value and tax amount paid should all be equal to each other.
The amount paid over to SARS will not reconcile to the amount calculated on ejp501 payroll program if any changes were made after the reports used for the tax payments were printed. The following adjustments being made after taxes have been calculated and paid over to SARS could result in the amount of tax the employee is liable to pay, to change and would therefore influence the reconciliation.
Once the above steps have been completed, the EMP declaration must be completed on e syfile and any reconciling differences will need to be disclosed with a reason provided for the resulting difference.
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Our services Whether serving public sector organisations, owner managed businesses, private individuals or listed companies with overseas operations, our goal is to help our clients achieve their ambitions. About us Our people Our values Our offices Events. The Income Tax Act No. Deduct the correct amount of tax from employees Pay these amounts over to SARS monthly Reconcile these deductions and payments during the annual and the interim reconciliation process and Issue tax certificates to employees In order to help with the filing process, you can follow a simple tax year-end checklist: Ensure all processing for the tax year has been completed and that you are in the final period of the tax year.
Ensure that you have checked and updated all basic company information. Verify all existing personal detail information for all employees to ensure all mandatory fields are completed.
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For example, identity number, passport number and country of issue, income tax number, residential and forj addresses as well as bank account information when paid electronically through the payroll. Check the accuracy of the IRP5 codes used for both income and deductions. Check that the correct split of earnings has been made to calculate the retirement fund income and non-retirement fund income. Where errors are found, make the necessary amendments to reflect the correct values for these total amounts.
Validate the calculations of the medical aid tax credit. Reconcile the tax paid to SARS by comparing it to the tax calculated by your payroll software.
Where data is to be imported electronically, prepare an IRP5 test run and import the test file into e syfile -Employer for validation. Note any errors or warnings and correct them on the payroll foorm. Do an IRP5 live run and import the live file into e syfile -Employer. Capture any manual tax certificates on e syfile -Employer. Check employer information on e syfile -Employer.
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Complete the EMP reconciliation on e syfile Employer. Ensure that you are registered for IRP5 submission on E-filing. Make a backup of the tax year-end data and store in a safe location. Employer steps to assist with reconciliation: Determine the total income for each employee and recalculate the tax based on the total taxable earnings for the period of March to 29 February Compare amounts calculated to IRP5 certificates to ensure that the amounts reflected for income, deductions and tax are the same as your current calculations.
If there is a difference you will need to establish in which months the differences have occurred. Where payrolls are maintained on payroll software, a 12 month report detailing all earnings, deductions and company contributions can be used to identify the amounts calculated. The date of birth of an employee if they were to move between the over or under 65 years of age category.
Date of engagement, IRP5 start date and termination date where applicable. If an earning item or deduction item was incorrectly processed as to whether it should be taxable monthly, annually or as a travel allowance, or if the incorrect IRP5 code was initially used. Where tax deductible items were not included when initially processed. Where taxable company contributions were not initially processed. The retirement fund income amount is adjusted and results in the contributions to pension funds being over the limit allowed.
Where the incorrect number of dependents has been used in regards to medical aid tax credit calculations.
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If any additional taxable earnings were processed If any additional tax deductible amounts were processed. Where manual calculations are performed, failure to apply the correct tax tables from the start of the tax year. How can we help you? Contact our offices Cape Town Durban Johannesburg.
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