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Mandy Kok
04/03/2008 10:04:28
Re: Allowance

I'm running a small business and have 3 workers in the shop.
Recently I have suggested RM200 as reward for the staff each month if they come to work on time and never absent for the month.
Contrast, if they come to work late or absent, I would deduct the purata of working days from RM200,meaning they don get as much rewards of that month.
The RM200 reward was not covered in their offer letters, it's just an encouragement for them to work harder.
So how should I write that in their pay slips?
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KL Siew
04/03/2008 10:25:44
Yes, it should be in but name it as "Attendance Incentive" not just as "allowance'.
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Mandy Kok
04/03/2008 10:47:17
do I need to include that in contribution of epf?
and I pay them RM150 as meals and travel allowance....which I don include it in contribution of epf....
I would like to know what is the most proper phrase for that allowance instead of stating "allowance" in pay slips
thank you
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KL Siew
04/03/2008 12:34:07
There is no 'safe' phrase to use so that you don't have to include them for wage under the EA, EPF and SOCSO. Except for those clearly stated in that laws to be excluded, other payments or allowance are subject to interpretation by the authorities. In this respect you will still have to consult them even you put the item "attendance incentive' as suggested. whether it attractive EPF or SOCSO or not.

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Mandy Kok
04/03/2008 13:26:17
ok thanks alot
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