Frequently Asked Question
The system will add all the income together and calculate the tax liability based on the Gross Remuneration. The employer has to input the actual tax deducted, if Subsistence and Travel Expense Allowance income is included whereby its not subject to PAYE than the actual tax will be lesser than the tax liability calculation(your payroll tax liability will be different as per ITAS tax liability as your payroll system doesn't tax Subsistence and Travel Expense Allowance income). Note: The system will only post the tax deducted amount not the tax liability amount.
The sheet should contain monthly values.
The employee has to complete her/his return as per PAYE5 information together with other income and other expenses incurred by the taxpayer, ITAS will do the validation on PAYE5 information captured by the employee with the information provided by the employer for the entire tax year.
Yes, the system currently accepts the old PAYE4 return.
Both options will be available but we strongly advise for Portal submissions (electronically).
Yes, this will be a mandatory requirement as from the ETX return of March 2019 (2020/01)
Yes, the monthly values will accumulate to an annual value but the employer will not be required to submit an annual recon. The employer should however render each employee with a PAYE 5 certificate.