New SAPPO rates Nov17

We hereby confirm that the Statutory Levy on the slaughter and / export of live pigs will increase on 1 November 2017, as promulgated in Government Gazette No. 40154 of 22 July 2016.

The following functions are funded with the Pork Levy:
 Transformation in the developing sector;
 Consumer communication and education;
 Consumer assurance;
 Research and development;
 Industry information and liaison;
 Production Development;
 Administration cost

Levy tariffs as from 1 November 2017:
Pigs slaughtered: R11.03 per head (VAT excl.)
Pigs exported live: R11.03 per head (VAT excl.)

The following regulations apply:
 Levy return forms need to be submitted by the 14th day of the month following the month which the pigs were
slaughtered and / exported live;

 Levy payments should be made within 14 days after the end of the month in which the slaughter took place;

 The Statutory levy applies to ALL pigs slaughtered at the abattoir (this includes private slaughters) and live pigs
exported.

Future Escalations:
1 Nov 2018 – 31 Oct 2019: R11.58 / pig

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