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How is UIF payment calculated?

The UIF income replacement rate sliding scale of 38-60% of an Employee’s salary will be applied but to a capped maximum salary amount of R17 712. This means that even if an Employee earns R 30 000 per month, their benefit will be calculated based on a salary amount of R 17 712.

The claim is subject to the employee having enough credits. The employees’ period of contributions to the UIF fund as well as the previous times they claimed from the fund may be taken into account to determine to what percentage of the UIF benefit they will be entitled. Read more

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