- Six rules to stick to when deducting money from an employee's salary
- We recently received a question from an employer who wanted to know if he could deduct damages from his employee's salary for damages to a company truck he was driving. They believe he was negligent because he didn't report that the truck's clutch wasn't working and drove even though the clutch was broken. They were going to hold a disciplinary hearing and, if he's found guilty want to deduct the ... ››› more
- [04 November 2016]
- You can deduct money from an employee's salary, but only in these 12 instances
- Alex's car has just broken down. It's the 3rd time this month and he isn't making it to all his appointments, and now it's affecting your company's sales. He got a quote for R20 000 to fix it, but doesn't have the money to pay for it... What do you do?
Give him a company loan, right? After all, you'll just deduct the payments from his commission at the end the month...
You need... ››› more
- [04 January 2016]
- Yes! You can deduct money from your negligent employee's salary!
- But you need to know how to legally do it to avoid landing up at the CCMA! Picture this... Your driver Tim skips a red robot to get to your supplier before they close on Friday and collides with another car. What a mess! This minor mishap is going to cost your company R5 000 in insurance excess and a traffic fine of R1 500! That's a total of R6 500 you have to pay because of damages your employee ... ››› more
- [11 February 2014]
- Can I deduct cost of damages done to my client's car from my employee's salary?
- What would happen if one of your employees damages your company's car or gets a ticket for speeding? Do you write it off as a financial loss or can you deduct it from your employee's salary? One wrong move with deductions can land you at the CCMA! One of our readers Marlene had an interesting question about deducting money from an employee's salary for damages to her client's car. Read on to find ... ››› more
- [04 February 2014]