Special Allowance - Employees


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  1. The National minimum wage payable to full time employee for the calendar year ending 31 December 2021 has been revised as follows:

    1. For an employee of a Non- Export Enterprise - Rs 10,075

    2. For an employee of an Export Enterprise – Rs 9,375

  2. The special allowance payable to a full time employee for the months of January 2021 to December 2021 is as follows:

    1. A maximum amount of Rs 500 to an employee of a non-export enterprise to top up his monthly guaranteed income to Rs 10,575.

    2. A maximum of Rs 1,200 and an additional amount of Rs 140, being part of salary compensation for the year 2021 to a Mauritian employee of an export enterprise to top up his monthly guaranteed income to Rs 10,575.

    3. A maximum of Rs 860 to a migrant employee of an export enterprise who was in employment as at 31 December 2019 bringing his monthly guaranteed income to Rs 10,235.

    4. Rs 140 being part payment of salary compensation 2021 to a Mauritian employed on a full time basis in an export enterprise and drawing a monthly basic wage or salary exceeding Rs 10,575 but not exceeding Rs 50,235 per month. 

  3. Employees, who are entitled to the Special Allowance but whose bank accounts have not yet been credited, are hereby requested to communicate their bank account details to their employers for onward submission to the MRA.

  4. Leaflets on Special Allowance

  5. Employees may alternatively provide their bank details directly to the MRA using the following options: 

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      or

    2. send an SMS on 5 252 8282 in the following format:

      <SPA>space<NID>space<Other Names>space<Surname>space<bank name>space<Bank account number>

      Example: SPA S010168010133C John Smith SBM 12345678912345

  6. For any additional information, you may phone on MRA Help Desk 207 6000.