Questions and answers

How much money is contributed to CPF?

How much money is contributed to CPF?

CPF contribution rate
For wages earned in January ​2016 (55 years and below) For wages earned in February 2016 (Above 55 to 60 years)
​37% of total wages (≥$750) (Employer’s share = 17%; Employee’s share = 20%) 26% of total wages (≥$750) (Employer’s share = 13%; Employee’s share = 13%)

What is the CPF contribution after 55 years old?

The CPF contribution rates for older workers are lower because their employment rates have generally been lower, compared to younger workers. This is especially the case for workers aged above 65. The employment rate for residents aged 65 and above is only 20%, compared to 61% for residents aged 55 to 64.

How much is CPF contribution per year?

The maximum amount of mandatory and voluntary contributions that a person (employee or self-employed person) can make in a calendar year is subject to the CPF Annual Limit. From 2016, the CPF Annual Limit is $37,740.

How much is CPF contribution per month?

Every month, your employee’s contribution to CPF will be 20% of your wage. That means that $1,000 will be deducted from your salary every month and deposited into your CPF accounts. Your take-home pay after CPF deductions is thus $4,000.

What is the maximum CPF contribution per month?

$6,000 per month
CPF Contributions for your Employees The Ordinary Wage (OW) Ceiling limits the amount of ordinary wages that would attract CPF contributions. The current OW Ceiling is capped at $6,000 per month.

How much is the CPF contribution for new PR?

CPF Contribution rate for PR (Permanent Resident)

Types of Singapore PR First-year Second-year
Full employer and graduate employee Employer contribution:17% to maximum SGD1,020 Employee contribution:5% to maximum SGD300 Employer contribution:17% to maximum SGD1,020 Employee contribution:15% to maximum SGD900

What is the minimum salary to contribute CPF?

If you earn less than $500 per month, you do not have to contribute the employee’s share of the CPF contributions. Your employer will contribute the employer’s share of the CPF contributions. Use the CPF Contribution Calculator to find out how much your CPF contributions should be.

Is it illegal to have 2 CPF contribution?

Can I have multiple CPF contributions per month if I am employed concurrently by more than one employer? If you are concurrently employed by more than one employer, all your employers must pay CPF contributions based on the wages payable to you.

Will my employer know if I get a second job Singapore?

There is also no general rule that an employee is required to inform his/her employer if he/she is moonlighting, unless the employment contract expressly contains a duty to report or disclose involvement in activities that could threaten the employer’s interest.

Does PR need to contribute CPF?

If you are an employee and are a Singaporean or Singapore permanent resident, you are entitled to CPF contributions from your employer. Employers are required to pay both the employer and employee’s share of CPF contributions every month.

Does basic salary include CPF?

The wage levels specified by the Commissioner for Labour refer to the basic rate of pay. This does not include CPF contributions and deductions. It also does not include payments such as allowances and overtime.

Is the CPF contribution rate going up in 2015?

˜ Employee’s CPF Contribution for 2015 The employee contribution rates for employees aged above 50 to 55 years, will be increased by 0.5 percent. For employees earning $500 – $750, the contribution rates will continue to be phased-in. The increase in contribution will be credited to the Ordinary Account.

Do you need to make CPF contributions for your employees?

​ If you hire employees, you will need to make CPF contributions for them. This will help your employees meet their retirement, housing and healthcare needs.

How to calculate CPF contributions for Singapore citizens?

CPF Contribution Calculator (for Singapore Citizens / 3 rd year and onwards Singapore Permanent Residents) This calculator computes the CPF contributions payable for employees who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR) from their 3 rd year of obtaining SPR status.

When do you have to pay CPF to SPR?

CPF contributions are payable at lower rates (i.e. graduated employer-graduated employee contribution rates) during the first two years of obtaining SPR status. From the third year onwards, both you and SPR employee will contribute to CPF at full employer-full employee rates (i.e. rates applicable for a Singapore Citizen employee.)