# How do I calculate my UIF?

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## How do I calculate my UIF?

The first step of knowing how much you can claim is by working out your daily rate of remuneration. If you are earning monthly, multiply your monthly salary by twelve and divide by 365. As an employee, you are entitled to benefits which amount to one day’s benefit for every six days of employment.

## What is the maximum UIF payment 2020?

Therefore the maximum contribution which can be deducted, for employees who earn more than R17 712 per month, is R177,12 per month. Excess amounts shouldn’t be included as remuneration for the purposes of UIF contributions.

## What is the maximum UIF payment in South Africa?

The Minister of Finance has issued an official notice to increase the monthly maximum remuneration for Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) contributions to R17 712 with effect from 1 June 2021 onwards. This means that the monthly UIF contribution per respective employee/employer would now be limited to R177.

## How long does UIF take to pay out after signing?

You will be given a white card, which the UIF officer will sign each time you sign the register. If everything is in order, you should start getting money from the Fund within eight weeks of registering. The money will then be paid every four weeks, until all the benefits are used up.

## How long does online UIF application take?

This whole process can take up to three hours. Your first payment will be paid into your bank account within two to four days after you have signed the register.

## What is the cap on UIF?

R17 712.00 per month

Effective from 1 June 2021, the contribution limit for UIF has increased from R14 872.00 per month to R17 712.00 per month.

## How many months do I get UIF?

UIF can be claimed for 12 months, provided that you have full credit days. Credits accrue as follows: for every four days that you work as a contributor, you receive one day’s credit, subject to a maximum of 12 months. To qualify for the full credit days you must have worked as a contributor for more than four years.

## Is there a calculator to calculate UIF benefits?

2018 UIF Calculator. The ezUIF Benefits Calculator will estimate how much UIF you can expect to receive every month if your application is successful. The calculator only calculates for 48 months of benefit that is claimable.

## How is the UIF paid in South Africa?

For example, if a labourer earns R2000 a month, then the employee has to deduct 1% of the salary, which is R20, and also, the employer has to pay an extra R20 for the worker. The total amount paid to the UIF South Africa is, therefore, R 40.

## How to calculate your unemployment benefits in South Africa?

UIF Calculator South Africa 2021 – How to Calculate Your Unemployment Benefits In South Africa How do I calculate my UIF payout? The first step of knowing how much you qualify for or can claim is by working out your daily rate of remuneration. If you are earning monthly, multiply your monthly salary by twelve and divide by 365.

## What is the unemployment insurance fund in South Africa?

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) is a department of the South African Government set up 20 years ago to make sure employers and employees make regular contributions to the fund so that if employees find themselves without employment, they can claim against the fund.