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How To: Payroll – Increasing UIF Threshold

Increasing UIF Threshold

Why are you increasing the UIF threshold?

On the 1st June 2021 the government increased the UIF threshold from R 148.62 to R 177.12 a month. This may result in your top paying staff needing to pay in more UIF.

For more information on UIF, you can visit the SARS UIF website here.

How to increase the UIF threshold in Dr Smash:

  1. File
  2. Defaults
  3. Defaults
  4. Wage & Payroll Module
  5. Change “the maximum limit of UIF that an employee should pay in a month” (highlighted section shown below) to 177.12
  6. Select ✅ OK Save the Record

All Set!

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