### What Is Gratuity?

Gratuity is a monetary benefit given by the employer to his employee at the time of retirement. It is a defined benefit plan where no contributions are made by the employee. There was no law where it was mandatory for the employer to pay employees gratuity at the time of retirement.

### How To Calculate Gratuity In Uganda?

The formula is: (15 * Your last drawn salary * the working tenure) / 30. For example, you have a basic salary of UGX 1421955.11. You have rendered continuous service of 7 years and the employer is not covered under the Gratuity Act. Gratuity Amount = (15 * 1421955.11 * 7) / 30 = UGX 4976842.88.

### What Is Gratuity Salary In Uganda?

Gratuity is an advance payment from pension at the rate of 1/3 of the annual pension at retirement multiplied by a factor of 15 in accordance with regulation 20 of the Pension Regulations of the Pensions Act Cap. 286.

### How Is Gratuity Calculated Manually In Uganda?

It is calculated according to this formula: Last drawn salary (basic salary plus dearness allowance) X number of completed years of service X 15/26. According to this formula, the time period of over six months or more is considered as one year.

### How Is Pension And Gratuity Calculated In Uganda?

The formula for calculating gratuity is (gratuity =length of servicex1/500 x annual basic salary). The annual basic salary is based on the last salary scale paid to that particular retiring staff as indicated on the last pay slip.

### Who Qualifies For Gratuity In Uganda?

Not with standing subsection, A pension, gratuity or other allowance shall be paid to an officer who retires on the attainment of the age of 45 years if he or she has served for a continuous period of 10 years or more.

### What Is The New Rule Of Gratuity In Uganda?

As part of gratuity, for an employee’s every year of service, the organization will have to pay an amount which is equivalent to 15 days of his salary which he has last drawn. Here, salary is the sum of basic wages and dearness allowance

### How Can I Calculate My Gratuity Amount In Uganda?

Gratuity can be calculated using the formula- (15 * last drawn monthly salary * tenure of working) divided by 26; where 26 is taken as the number of working days per month.

### How Is Gratuity Calculated In Uganda?

The gratuity shall be calculated as follows: 1: 21 day’s wages for each year of the first 5 years. 2: 30 day’s wages for each additional year after 5 years on condition that the total of the gratuity shall not exceed the wages of 2 years.

### What Are The Rules For Gratuity In Uganda?

Organisations with a workforce of 10 employees on a single day in the preceding 12 months are liable to pay gratuity. If the number of employees of the same organisation reduces to under 10, it will still have to pay the gratuity, as per regulations of the Act.

### What Are The Rules For Gratuity In Uganda?

8 of the Pensions Act which exempts the payment of pension gratuity or any other allowance under the Act from tax. He stressed that a gratuity paid in the name of terminal benefits though paid in a lump sum is a retirement benefit and therefore exempt from taxation.

### Is Gratuity Paid With Pension In Uganda?

Gratuity is the amount of money earned by an employee as a means of appreciation for his service to the company while pension is a certain amount paid in periodic instalments to a person after retirement.

### How Much Is Gratuity After 5 Years In Uganda?

Calculation of Gratuity in Case of Death of an Employee

Tenure of service | Amount payable towards gratuity |
---|---|

Less than a year | 2 * basis salary |

1 year or more but less than 5 years | 6 * basic salary |

5 years or more but less than 11 years | 12 * basic salary |

11 years or more but less than 20 years | 20 * basic salary |

### How Is Gratuity Calculated In Private Companies In Uganda?

You can calculate the gratuity with the help of the following formula: Gratuity: AB15/26 Where, A is (number of years of service in a company) B is (last drawn salary) {Basic Salary + Dearness Allowance}.

### How Is Gratuity Calculated Monthly In Uganda?

Gratuity calculation for monthly rated employees

For calculating the per day wage of the employee, the monthly wage (last drawn Basic + Dearness Allowance) is divided by 26 and the result is multiplied by 15 x the number of years of service; i.e. Gratuity = (Basic + DA) x 15/26 x number of years.

### Is Gratuity Deducted From Salary Every Month In Uganda?

Is the gratuity amount deducted from the salary? Gratuity is payable under Gratuity act 1972 at the time of retirement/death subject to fulfilling requisite terms as per act. Thus it is not a part of monthly pay slip.