Answers to your questions

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Where can KZN police claim their pension fund?

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My domestic worker wants to claim UIF but I have never made a UIF payment. What do I do?

You can pay arrears to the UIF for the years you did not contribute.

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What is the maximum amount of additional income that I can earn without jeopardising my disability grant?

You may not earn more than R172,560 (R14,380 per month) jointly, if you are married.

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Why was my provident fund not paid out after I relocated and got a new job?

If you still work in the same industry, you still need to contribute to the provident fund.

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As a non-permanent military employee with one dependent who is sick and not working, do I qualify for an RDP house?

It would depend on how much you earn. Otherwise, you can apply for a FLISP subsidy.

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Can my cousin, who has a Letter of Authority, sell my late grandmother's house?

If your cousin is the Representative in a Letter of Authority, she does not become the owner of the property.

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How can I make SASSA pay for December and January instead of paying double in January?

You can either contact SASSA's helpline or request paralegal assistance.

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Is it safe to transfer ownership of my house to my niece and can I make her give it back later?

Once you transfer the house to your niece, it is legally hers to with as she pleases.

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How can I access my late husband's pension and provident fund payments?

You could contact the Financial Sector Conduct Authority.

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Can I apply for an RDP house if I have previously owned a home?

RDP houses are only given to first-time homeowners but you can apply for CRU.

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