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  • Amendments to VET Levy

Amendments to VET Levy

Simon Steyn , Partner |

09 November 2016

On 14 October 2016, in Government Gazette No. 6149, the notice relating to the imposition of Vocational Education and Training Levy published under Government Notice No. 6 of 27 January 2014, was amended to include additional employers which are exempted from payment of the levy.

On 14 October 2016, in Government Gazette No. 6149, the notice relating to the imposition of Vocational Education and Training Levy published under Government Notice No. 6 of 27 January 2014, was amended to include additional employers which are exempted from payment of the levy.

 

The newly exempted employers which are not liable to pay the levy from 14 October 2016 are:

 

  • Local authorities established by the Local Authorities Act, 1992 (Act No. 23 of 1992), except those referred to in Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Act;

 

  • Private education and training institutions;

 

  • Diplomatic and consular missions and offices of representatives of other states

 

  • Donor organisation and their agencies

 

  • Non-profit making voluntary organisation

 

  • Non-profit making non-government organisations