## How is employee pension calculated in Nigeria?

Pension contributions The minimum contribution under the Act is 18% of monthly emolument (with a minimum contribution of 10% by the employer and 8% by the employee). If the employer decides to bear all the contribution, the minimum contribution is 20% of monthly emolument.

## How do I calculate my pension commutation amount?

Formula for working out Commuted Value of pension = Amount of pension to be commuted X 12 X purchase value for age next birth day.

**How do I calculate my employee pension?**

Both the employer and employee contribute 12% each of the employee’s pay towards EPF. However, the employee’s entire share is contributed towards EPF, 8.33% of the employer’s share goes towards the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) and 3.67% goes towards EPF contribution every month.

### What is a pension commutation example?

Such pension received in advance is called commuted pension. For example, at the age of 60 years, you decide to receive 10% of your monthly pension in advance for the next 10 years worth Rs 10,000. This will be paid to you as a lump sum. Therefore, 10% of Rs 10000x12x10 = Rs 1,20,000 is your commuted pension.

### How are commutation factor calculated?

CALCULATION OF COMMUTED VALUE 02007. Commutation is calculated by the following formula: value of monthly pension commuted x 12 x commutation factor for the age next birthday.

**How much pension is deducted from salary?**

Workplace pension contributions

The minimum your employer pays | You pay | |
---|---|---|

From April 2019 | 3% | 5% |

## What is included in pensionable earnings?

The total pensionable income is the sum of the employee’s gross pay including any taxable benefits and allowances the employee received in the pay period that requires CPP deductions.

## What percentage of salary is pension?

If you start paying into your pension at the age of 30, you divide by two which gives you 15. This is the percentage of your pre-tax salary you should ideally be paying into your pension pot until you retire. For example: If you’re 30 years old, 15% of your salary should be pension contributions.

**What is a pro rata pension?**

Pro-rata pensions. Pro-rata pensions were introduced because some people were excluded from the social insurance system at particular times. A pro-rata pension means you get a proportion of a full pension.

### What are the rules of commutation of pension?

Commutation of Pension A Central Government servant has an option to commute a portion of pension, not exceeding 40% of it, into a lump sum payment. No medical examination is required if the option is exercised within one year of retirement.

### What is a pension commutation factor?

An individual, entitled to but not yet receiving compensation, may be able to commute some of their compensation for a lump sum from the time it becomes payable.

**What is the average employer contribution to a pension?**

A really generous, good employer pension contribution could be as much as 20% of your annual salary. But on average, you could expect between 7% – 14% contribution from your employer in the private sector.

## What is the difference between pensionable and contributory earnings?

Pensionable earnings. An employee who holds pensionable employment makes contributions to the CPP through withholdings on the salary and wages paid by the employer. This amount is obtained by multiplying the contribution rate by the contributory salary and wages (subject to the maximum contributory earnings).

## How do I calculate employee benefits?

Calculating the benefit load — the ratio of perks to salary received by an employee — helps a business effectively plan. Find the benefit load by adding the total annual costs of all employees’ perks and divide it by all employees’ annual salaries to determine a ratio — that ratio is your company’s benefits load.