Q&A: Can my Ters payment be taxed?
The Ters lockdown relief is a statutory benefit payable by the UIF and is not remuneration payable by the employer
Q: I was laid off for four weeks and paid for one week of leave I had owing. My employer was paid the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) benefit by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) but when it paid the benefit to me it applied tax to this money. Is that correct? — Jan, via e-mail
A: Bradley Workman-Davies, director at Werksman Attorneys, replies:..