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How can I get SASSA to give me my late mother's last payout without her burial papers?
Go to the funeral parlour and ask for a copy of your invoice or receipt.
Can SASSA reclaim grant money now that I earn more than the qualifying amount?
SASSA can demand repayment for the period that your income exceeded the qualifying amount.
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.
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.
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.
I got a job after receiving the R350 Covid-19 social relief grant. What must I do?
You are required to inform Sassa of this change.
Will my son who has Down's Syndrome qualify for a state disability grant, and will I be means tested?
He will be eligible and you will be means tested
Why is SASSA demanding my late husband's death certificate when he died twenty years ago?
SASSA needs proof, but Home Affairs should help you.
Can my mother get UIF and SASSA pensions at the same time?
Yes, but that might not be in your mother's best interests.
Can a South African old age grant be paid out if the grantee is overseas?
You must ask SASSA