Letter of Goodstanding Certificates

The “Coid Standing Team” assists more than a thousand Employers with their Letter of Goodstanding Certificate applications and manages to deliver a speedy and excellent service. All requests can be faxed to 086 218 7267 or e-mailed to goodstanding@coidstanding.co.za. On receipt of requests a consultant will respond immediately.   LETTERS OF GOOD STANDING Please be informed that with immediate effect, letters of good standing will be issued only to employers who meet the following criteria: 1.     Employer must be registered with the Fund as per section 80 of the COIDAct, 2.     Employer must have submitted all returns of earnings as per section 82 0f the COIDAct, 3.     Employer must be fully assessed as per section 83 of the COIDAct, 4.     Employer must have paid/ settled all outstanding debt as per section 86 of the COIDAct. Employers that have not yet been assessed by the Compensation Fund will first be assessed, up to the current assessment year, and are expected to pay all assessments in order to meet the criteria set out above. This process will also assist the Fund in finalising all assessment backlogs. Letters of good standing will also be issued on a month-to-month basis to employers that have entered into an instalment arrangement. (Refer to conditions on instalment settlements). INSTALLMENT SETTLEMENTS Please be informed that with effect from 1 January 2013: 1. 20% of the balance owed will be required upfront in order to enter into an instalment arrangement. 2. The installment arrangement will be approved for a maximum period of 12 months. 3. Interest of 10% will be levied on all installment arrangements. 4. Should the installment fall overdue, the full... read more

Return of Earnings 2012/2013: Employers are encouraged to file their submissions.

Submit your Return of Earnings online on or before the 30th April 2013 and qualify for the following incentives: –   10% discount on assessments settled within 30 days. –    5% discount on assessments settled within 60 days. –    2% discount on assessments settled within 90 days. This also gives employers an amnesty to submit all outstanding return of earnings not submitted for the last 4 years. Interest and penalties will not be levied until 30 June... read more

Who must register with the Fund?

All employers who employ one or more part time or full time employees must register with the Compensation Fund. A seperate registration is necessary for each separate branch of a business, unless an arrangement for combined registration has been made. An employer should register with the compensation fund within seven (7) days after the first employee was employed.   Who is an employer? All persons who employ one or more employees, in connection with their business / farming activities, organisation / association / trust are “employers” in terms of the Act. What are the benefits of registration? Employers Employers are protected against civil claims if employees get injured on duty or contract Occupational Diseases. Employees Employees who are injured on duty or who contracted occupational diseases can claim compensation for temporary or permanent disablement according to the degree of disablement and death. Reasonable medical aid expenses arising out of an injury on duty are payable for a period of two (2) years or longer if further medical treatment is needed and if it will reduce the extent of disability. COID STANDING TEAM is currently assisting all employers with their application for registration and manage to deliver a SPEEDY and EXCELLENT service. WE CAN ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR REGISTRATION REQUEST: The new registration document can be downloaded from our website under “DOWNLOADS”: W.As.2-Registration of Employer with the Compensation Fund. OR All requests can be faxed to 086 218 7267 or e-mailed to  registration@coidstanding.co.za A consultant will attend to your request shortly. A price list is available, on request. Please see standard guidelines below:   GUIDELINES: NEW REGISTRATION DOCUMENT, WA.s 2 NB.  ... read more

Important Notice to all registered COIDA Employers – Letters of Goodstanding

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL REGISTERED COIDA EMPLOYERS LETTERS OF GOOD STANDING Please be informed that with immediate effect, letters of good standing will be issued only to employers who meet the following criteria: 1.     Employer must be registered with the Fund as per section 80 of the COIDAct, 2.     Employer must have submitted all returns of earnings as per section 82 0f the COIDAct, 3.     Employer must be fully assessed as per section 83 of the COIDAct, 4.     Employer must have paid/ settled all outstanding debt as per section 86 of the COIDAct. Employers that have not yet been assessed by the Compensation Fund will first be assessed, up to the current assessment year, and are expected to pay all assessments in order to meet the criteria set out above. This process will also assist the Fund in finalising all assessment backlogs. Letters of good standing will also be issued on a month-to-month basis to employers that have entered into an instalment arrangement. (Refer to conditions on instalment settlements). For effective and efficient service, employers are encouraged to make use of the online facility and register on the ROE Website... read more

Important Notice to all registered COIDA Employers

INSTALLMENT SETTLEMENTS Please be informed that with effect from 1 January 2013: 1. 20% of the balance owed will be required upfront in order to enter into an instalment arrangement. 2. The installment arrangement will be approved for a maximum period of 12 months. 3. Interest of 10% will be levied on all installment arrangements. 4. Should the installment fall overdue, the full balance becomes payable immediately. 5. Employers will be served with court orders for all instalments not honoured.... read more

Important Notice to all Emerging Employers

TENDER LETTERS Please be informed that with effect from 1 January 2013, The Compensation Commissioner will issue tender letters under the following condition: 1.     Tender letters will be issued to businesses that have no employees. 2.     Employers that have been operating businesses without having registered with the Compensation Fund are not eligible to apply for tender letters. 3.     Tender documents must be produced to the Compensation Fund in order to qualify for an issue of a tender letter. 4.     The tender letter will be addressed to the Company issuing the tender. 5.     The tender letter will be issued for a specific tender. 6.     The responsibility to register the successful bidder with the Compensation Fund is now transferred to the company issuing the tender. CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS WILL BE INSTITUTED AGAINST BUSINESSES THAT UNLAWFULLY OR INTENTIONALLY DEFRAUDS AND/OR MISREPRESENT FACTS ABOUT THEIR EMPLOYMENT... read more