Skip to content
logo Knowledgebase

What is the deadline for submission of the 2022 Return of Earnings W.As.8 to the Compensation Fund?

Created on  | Last modified on 


This article includes information regarding the submission deadline of the Return of Earnings (ROE) /W.As.8 declaration to the South African Workman's Compensation.


The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (COID) Act requires all South African employers to submit their Return of Earnings (ROE) or W.As.8  declaration of annual earnings to the Compensation Fund each year.

This amount, combined with the category in which the business is registered, will determine the amount payable by the employer to the Compensation Fund.


The deadline for South African employer to submit the Return of Earnings is officially 31 March each year; however, in practice, this is generally extended to 31 May.

The South African Department of Employment and Labour has publish an extension of the deadline of the submission on their website, confirming the online Return of Earnings (ROE) filing season will be 1 April 2023 to 31 May 2023.

Please visit their website and the online submission site for more details.