PRGF is applicable as from the month of January 2022…

The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) reminds employers that the obligation to contribute to PRGF is applicable
as from the month of January 2022. The due date for the submission of the PRGF return and payment of the PRGF
contribution for the month of January 2022 is 28 February 2022.
A self-employed individual may also contribute to the PRGF for himself on a monthly basis.
Both the return and the payment in respect of PRGF for the current month are required to be made electronically on
or before the end of the following month.
The necessary facilities for the submission of the PRGF return and payment of the contribution are available on the
MRA website: as well as on the Mauritius Network Services (MNS) platform.
Employers are required to pay PRGF contributions at the rate of 4.5 % of the monthly remuneration of each
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are required to contribute to PRGF at a lower rate for the first three years
starting from January 2022, the difference being financed by the Government from a seed capital earmarked for that
purpose. The PRGF rate, applicable on monthly remuneration, is based on the annual turnover of the SME for the
preceding year. The corresponding details are available on the MRA website.
Employers are not required to contribute to PRGF with respect to the following categories of employees:

  1. Public officers or local government officers;
  2. Employees whose retirement benefits are payable under the Statutory Bodies Pension Funds Act or in
    accordance with a private pension scheme approved by the Financial Services Commission (FSC);
  3. Migrant workers or non-citizens of Mauritius; and
  4. Employees drawing a monthly basic wage or salary of more than Rs 200,000.
    Mode of Payment
    Employers are required to use the Direct Debit facility put in place by the MRA in collaboration with the
    Bank of Mauritius for the payment of PRGF contributions directly from their bank account.
    For further details, kindly visit the MRA website:, or phone the MRA Helpdesk on 207 6000 during
    working hours, or send an email at [email protected].
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