South African Payroll Assessment


South African Payroll Assessment

Skills Assessment

This test, for payroll specialists in South Africa, is aimed at testing people with one or two years' experience in payroll knowledge. The test aims at determining whether the test taker knows the principles of payroll such as wages calculation, the different pay periods, payroll deductions, including Statutory and Voluntary deductions, different methods of payments, tax depositing and how and when to file the reports including year-end reporting.

The Payroll test was designed to identify the extent of payroll knowledge sufficient to perform in a professional manner the payroll process from collecting employee's hours to filling quarterly and yearly payroll and taxes reports.


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How does it work?
Total Questions 37
Question Types Multiple Choice
Competencies Tested Calculating Wages
Payroll Deductions
Statutory Deductions
Methods of Payments
Year-End Reporting
Tax Depositing and Filing
Tasks Tested Calculate Earnings
Pay Period
Pay Periods
Regular Hours
Annual Leave Accrual
Hourly Rates
Hourly and Overtime Pay
Annual Leave for Wage Employees
Overtime Rate
Regular Earnings
Hourly Rate
Statutory Allowances
Deduction Types
Labour Brokers
Uniforms Allowance
Payroll Taxes
Fixed and Variable
statutory payments
Unemployment Insurance deductions.
Back Pay
Disposable Pay
Income Tax
Tax Deductions
Lump Sum Payments
Pay Statements
OID (Occupational Injuries and Disease)
Annual reconciliation
Tax Deposit
Tax Deposits
Tax Deposit System