The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (section 33) stipulates what must be on a Payslip:
(1) An employer must give an employee the following information in writing on each day the employee is paid:
(a) The employer’s name and address; ?
(b) the employee’s name and occupation; ?
(c) the period for which the payment is made; ?
(d) the employee’s remuneration in money; ?
(e) the amount and purpose of any deduction made from the remuneration; ?
(f) the actual amount paid to the employee; and ?
(g) if relevant to the calculation of that employee’s remuneration— ?
(i) the employee’s rate of remuneration and overtime rate;
(ii) the number of ordinary and overtime hours worked by the employee ?during the period for which the payment is made; ?
(iii) the number of hours worked by the employee on a Sunday or public ?holiday during that period; and ?
(iv) if an agreement to average working time has been concluded in terms of section 12, the total number of ordinary and overtime hours worked by ?the employee in the period of averaging. ?
(2) The written information required in terms of subsection (1) must be given to each
(a) at the workplace or at a place agreed to by the employee; and ?
(b) during the employee’s ordinary working hours or within 15 minutes of the ?commencement or conclusion of those hours. ?