Deadline Extension: 31 May 2021

The Department of Employment and Labour has published a notice to all employers, informing them that the date for the submission of the 2020 Return of Earnings has been extended to 31 May 2021.

The portal for submitting the returns will be opened as of 01 April 2021 – 31 May 2021.

Employers are required to submit a Return of Earnings form (W.As.8) Annually. Submissions after this date will be considered late and attract a 10% penalty with added interest to the account.

It is that time of year again when the Department of Labour is focused on Compensation and more specifically, your company’s confirmation of your Return of Earnings. The Department of Labour announced that the deadline for the 2018 Return of Earnings declarations has been extended an

d the system has been open since 01 April and will close on 31 May 2018. This means time is of the essence for your company if you haven’t yet completed or submitted your declaration.