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Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962)


Seventh Schedule : Benefits or Advantages Derived by reason of Employment or the Holding of any Office

12E. Contribution to bargaining council


(1) The cash equivalent of the value of the taxable benefit contemplated in paragraph 2(m) is the amount of any contribution or payment made by the employer in respect of a year of assessment, directly or indirectly, to any bargaining council that is established in terms of section 27 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995), in respect of a scheme or fund as contemplated in section 28(1)(g) of that Act.


(2) Where an appropriate portion of any expenditure contemplated in subparagraph (1) cannot be attributed to the employee for whose benefit the amount is paid, the amount of that expenditure in relation to that employee is deemed, for the purposes of subparagraph (1), to be an amount equal to the total expenditure incurred by the employer during that year of assessment for the benefit of all employees divided by the number of employees in respect of whom the expenditure is incurred.


[Section 12E of the Seventh Schedule inserted by section 72(1) of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2018  (Act No. 23 of 2018) - effective 1 March 2019 (section 72(2)]