Sage Pastel Payroll & HR workshop: Tax Year-end – Jan/Feb/Mar 2015

The tax year is almost over. Is your payroll information up to date and ready to roll over into the new tax year? Attend this tax year-end workshop for a complete understanding of the year-end process.

Topics of discussion

  • Updating to the latest software update to ensure the new SARS IRP5/ IT3(a) tax certificate validations are applied on your payroll information.
  • Correct setup of retirement funding income.
  • Reconciliation of tax deducted from your employees and balancing to the IRP5/ IT3(a) tax certificates.
  • Detect and correct user-errors which may cause your electronic submission file to be rejected and clearing of the IRP5/ IT3(a) exceptions report.
  • The statutory limits for pension and retirement annuity contributions.
  • Making use of the EMP501 report to easily reconcile tax and balance your EMP201 monthly returns.
  • Understanding the “Year End” period.
  • How to make successful backups of year end data.
  • How to create a copy company of year end information to refer back to when required.
  • Distinguishing between your live company data and your copy company data.
  • Rolling your live payroll data into the new statutory tax year in order to continue with salaries and wages for the first period of the new tax year.
  • Detailed guidelines that will assist in preventing electronic certificate rejections by SARS.


  • R1,100 (incl. VAT) per delegate

When and where

All workshops will run from 09h00 to 12h30 (registration from 08h30).

  • Johannesburg – 19 January; 4 & 5 February; 4 & 5 March
  • Pretoria – 20 January; 4 February; 4 March
  • Cape Town – 19 January; 17 February; 5 March
  • Durban – 19 January; 17 February; 5 March

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